They say that life's most memorable moments are often those shared with friends, and what better way to celebrate the impending journey into married life than with an unforgettable bachelor trip? For a perfect California bachelor party weekend head to SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County).

Whether it's the last hurrah before tying the knot or a chance to reconnect with old friends, a bachelor party is a rite of passage that every groom-to-be looks forward to. In this blog, we'll take you on a journey through our own epic SLO CAL bachelor trip itinerary filled with adventure, camaraderie, and the kind of stories you can only share with your closest friends.

Golfing with the Groom-to-be

Tee off the weekend with a memorable day golfing at one of the impressive Central Coast courses. Book a tee-time at the popular Hunter Ranch in Paso Robles or Avila Beach Golf Resort. Or head to Dairy Creek in San Luis Obispo, where you can play 9 or 18 holes of golf AND book a bay at Swing Time powered by Toptracer – a digital driving range.

Celebratory Dinner

Enjoy celebratory bachelor party dinner and cocktails at some of the closeby iconic restaurants, like Fish Gaucho in Paso, Custom House in Avila Beach or Finney’s Crafthouse in Downtown San Luis Obispo. Looking for a nightcap? Head to Cane Tiki Room in Paso or High Bar (on the rooftop of Hotel SLO). And if you’re willing to venture further, head to Jocko’s in Nipomo for traditional Santa Maria style BBQ or to Outlaws Bar and Grill in Atascadero where you can play cards and grab dinner at the same place!

SLO CAL Sporting Adventures

The activities don’t stop there. San Luis Obispo County has endless options to make endless memories! Especially if you’re feeling adventurous. Start your morning surfing at the iconic Pismo Beach, spend your day deep sea fishing off Morro Bay or visit the ax-throwing experience at Battle Axe. Paintball, rock-climbing and bowling are also available and are slam-dunk crowd pleasers.  

Distilleries of SLO CAL

Sip your way through SLO CAL Distilleries. There are over 15 unique spirit makers to try. Ranging from whiskey, rye and liqueurs to brandy, gin and grappa - there's something for every groom and a tasting experience for every bachelor party itinerary. Download a map of the local distilleries here

Bachelor Party Accommodations

If you and your friends are a relax-at-home and barbecue type of group, you’re going to want to prioritize your weekend abode. There are many different options for accommodation. Whether your bachelor party is a staycation or a destination trip, check out SLO Brew Lofts in Downtown San Luis Obispo, The Cliffs Hotel in Pismo Beach, and vacation rentals in Paso Robles wine country or nestled in the hills of Avila Beach.

Local Sports Bars

To end your weekend, visit one of the many SLO CAL sports bars. Milestone Tavern or Blast and Brew are prefect for some much-needed brunch, football and a weekend recap before you head home and prep for your wedding with your loved one.

Grab your closest friends and meet in SLO CAL for the ultimate bachelor party itinerary. Conveniently located between Los Angeles & San Francisco along some of California's most beautiful coastline, SLO CAL makes for the perfect backdrop to make lasting bachelor party memories. Delicious food and drink options with room to explore and hit the links, San Luis Obispo County has all you'll need for a weekend away to celebrate fun and friendship! 


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And if you're planning a California bachelorette party to remember in SLO CAL we've got you covered there too!

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