Paso Robles Tourism

A wine county in California may draw various pictures to your imagination, and Paso Robles is most likely to be exactly like all those together. Vast highlands of verdant vineyards situated on the Salinas River, north of San Luis Obispo, this city indeed is highly picturesque. Apart from vineyards, Paso robles is also popular for its almond orchards and olive oil production. With a pleasant climate, almost throughout the year, and its proximity to the big cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco and Phoenix make this city a popular weekend getaway.

The spectacular terrains and adjoin areas render the best bicycling rides, not surprisingly, Paso Robles is a favourite of many biking enthusiasts. So, you have wine, you have spectacular terrains, hots springs, great activities apart from tasting wine and a Victorian vibe, all in one place! Festivals that mostly concern wine, art and annual festivities of thanksgiving and Christmas are a great time to head to this quaint town.

Essential travel information and Paso Robles tips for your visit

General Info:

  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone; UTC -8/-7
  • Currency: USD
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 220V/ 50Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: English is the official language of Paso Robles.
  • Securit: Dial 911 for police, ambulance or fire brigade.
  • Tipping: Do not tip while wine tasting, it is not customary. However other tips are appreciated.
  • Don’t drink and drive.

Off-beaten Path:

  • Don’t miss venturing the adjoining areas on your cycle. The Santa Rita Creek Road is the summer months is beauty!
  • San Miguel to see its historic Mission San Miguel Arcangel.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Paso Robles

  • Know the pollution level of Paso Robles before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Paso Robles for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Paso Robles.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.98 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.98 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.52 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.83 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.81 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.82 (Low)
    • Attacks 25.13 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.82 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.55 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.98 (Low)
    • Safety Index 71.76 (High)
    • Climate Index 95.85 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.57 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.06 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.74 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Paso Robles

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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