Celebrate Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Travel

California Highway Discovery Route

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Explore San Luis Obispo County from January 15 - February 29! Immerse yourself in the local marine life, coastal heritage and natural attractions during the third annual celebration of Coastal Discovery & Stewardship along the iconic CA Highway 1 Discovery Route. Experience fun, adventure and coastal discovery in 10 destinations along the Central Coast with more than 30 unique stewardship travel activities where you can explore Marine Protected Areas and learn how you can make a difference while on vacation. Then when you start feeling a little peckish, savor the special wine and food pairings by the 10 Pacific Coast Wine Trail wineries.

Check out all of the activities below:

Pelican Dreams Movie at Hearst Castle Theater
Paso BlendFest on the Coast
Marine Protected Area Underwater Parks Day
Toast to Pelican Dreams at Stolo Family Vineyards
Elephant Seal Exploratory Tours
Cayucos Cleanup Kit and Appreciation Tote Bag
Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Cove
Elephant Seal Docent-Led Educational Talks
Piedras Blancas Light Station Historical Tours
Hands-on Citizen Science Programs at San Simeon Cove
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve Monthly Work Day
Cambria Cleanup Kit and Appreciation Tote Bag
Walk Back in Time: Cambria Museum Self-Guided Tour
Pacific Coast Wine Trail’s Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Wine and Food Pairings
Estero Bluffs State Park
Cayucos Land Conservancy Bluffs & Nature Walks
Montana de Oro & Trail Restoration Days
El Moro Elfin Forest Docent-Led Nature Walks
El Moro Elfin Forest Volunteer Days
Reserve Wine & Artisan Cheese Tasting
Complimentary Homemade Desserts at Sextant
Old Edna Townsite Self-Guided Tour & Wine Tasting Option
El Niño Vino
Point San Luis Lighthouse Volunteer Days
Point San Luis Lighthouse Docent-Lead Hikes Pecho Coast Trail
Point San Luis Lighthouse History Tours
Bird Sanctuary Day in Avila Beach
Avila Beach Cleanup Kit and Appreciation Tote Bag
Central Coast Aquarium
Central Coast Aquarium Shark Feeding and Tour
Central Coast Aquarium Jelly Fish Feeding and Tour
Central Coast Aquarium Sharks After Dark Wine and Science and Mixer
2 for 1 Wine Tastings at Biddle Ranch
Oceano Model Railroad & Historic Depot Restoration Days
Monarch Butterfly Migration
Huell Howser Memorial Nature Walk at Oso Flaco
Oceano Dunes campfire program with talk Chumash and the Pismo Clam
Oceano Dunes Junior Ranger Program
Volunteer at Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Natural History Center
Nipomo Native Garden Volunteer Days

Rancho Nipomo Historical Dana Adobe Visit