In this area of SLO CAL, barbecue is king. Get your fill of down-home comfort food, and be sure to try the local favorite, beef tri-tip, which is always grilled to perfection. Also, keep your eyes peeled for olive oil tastings as you explore the Creston Valley Wine Trail, known for its collection of delicious pairings, like cheese and wine plates.

Hop off the road to view the James Dean Memorial, and stop in for a quick bite at the famous Jack Ranch Cafe. Nosh on beloved food items like burgers, fries and beef tri-tip, a local favorite. This rural area is located just 30 minutes east of Paso Robles. Experience this scenic drive heightened by blue skies and sprawling ranchland.

Getting hungry in Shandon? Stop by the market to create the perfect picnic on the go, or head to nearby Creston and Cholame for restaurant service.