Eastside Paso Robles Road Trip – Ranches, Farms and Wine

Uncover Paso’s miles of back roads, tucked-away wineries and secret locals-only spots with the 8 Must-Drive Road Trips in Paso Robles.

This guide provides the inside look on where to stay and play, the must-try dishes and wineries. Get ready to take to the open road and discover the wonders of Paso Robles.

Venture over to Paso’s Eastside, featuring a world-famous art installation, incredible wine, a luxury resort that provides a Zen-influenced respite and a whole lot of fun on Highway 46 East. Your #realCAroadtrip awaits!


Coming off of the I-5 and driving West along Highway 46, you’ll hit the famed Tobin James Cellars, known for making good wine and having a ball while drinking it. As you continue towards Paso, pull off for a cave tour at Eberle, a game of bocce ball at Robert Hall and a history lesson on winemaking at San Antonio Winery, which dates back 100 years.

Field of Light at Sensorio

Enjoy a magical night in Paso as the sun sets and the stars begin to shine. Head out Highway 46 East to experience Bruce Munro: Field of Light at Sensorio as it illuminates the landscape with over 58,800 colorful stemmed spheres covering rolling hills dotted with oak trees. Stroll through the 15-acre art display with a glass of wine for an unforgettable night.

Hunter Ranch Golf Club

Whether you are looking to hit the green or find one of the best Sunday brunch’s in town, Hunter Ranch Golf Club is the place to be. The serenity-inducing course is perfect for wannabe pros and novices alike with slick greens and a notoriously tough back nine. On top of that, Hunter Ranch Bar & Grill has THE best bacon in all of Paso. Locally sourced, thick-cut maple-cured bacon awaits at the clubhouse.

Stay Awhile

With so much to explore on Paso’s Eastside, you may want to stay awhile at one of Paso’s luxury accommodations located off of Highway 46 East. Hangout poolside under a cabana, relax at the world’s first Sonic Labyrinth and sample Allegretto Wines all at the acclaimed Allegretto Vineyard Resort. Or rest your head at the elegant La Quinta Inn & Suites that you will find fully equipped to pamper your four-legged travel buddy from a dog run to doggy bag pet stations.

Bountiful, beautiful and endless room for roaming, Paso is the Real California you’ve been missing. It’s where the rest of the world melts away – plan your road trip today!

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Dec 2020


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