Central Coast: Things To Do


 
Atascadero 
Atascadero Historical Society Museum 
6500 Palma Ave. 93422 805/466-8341 
Atascadero 
Charles Paddock Zoo 
Hwy. 41 at Pismo St. 93422 805/461-5080 

 Camarillo 
Camarillo Premium Outlets 
Open daily. Over 110 designer and name brand outlets offering savings of 25%-65% everyday. Versace, DKNY, off 5th- Saks Fifth Avenue, and more. 740 E. Ventura Blvd 93010 805/445-8520 Fax: 805/445-8522

 Carmel 
Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo 
3080 Rio Rd. 93923 831/624-3600 

 Carmel 
Mission Trail Park 
Rio Rd. across from the Mission 93921 831/624-3543 

 Carmel 
Rancho Cañada Golf Club 
P.O. Box 22590 93923 800/536-9459 Fax: 831/624-6635

 Carmel 
Robison Jeffers Tor House & Hawk Tower  
26304 OceanView Ave. 93923 831/624-1813 

 Carpinteria 
Carpinteria Valley Historical Museum 
956 Maple 93013 805/684-3112 

   Gilroy 
Goldsmith Seeds 
2280 Hecker Pass Hwy. 95020 408/847-7333 

 Gilroy 
Prime Outlets-Gilroy 
The Central CoastÕs largest outlet center featuring 145 premium brands. Designer names including Anne Klein, Eddie Bauer, Guess?, Gap, J. Crew, Nike, and many more. Conveniently located between Monterey and San Jose. 681 Leavesley Rd., #175 95020 408/842-3729

 Goleta 
Glen Annie Golf Club 
405 Glen Annie Rd. 93117 805/968-6400

Goleta 
South Coast Railroad Museum  
300 N. Los Carneros Rd. 93117 805/964-3540 

  Jolon 
San Antonio Mission 
1 Mission Creek Rd., PO Box 803 93928 831/385-4478 

  King City 
Monterey County Agricultural Museum 
1160 Broadway 93930 831/385-1484 

  Lompoc 
City of Murals in the Valley of Flowers 
111 South 'I' St. 93436 805/240-0999, 805/736-4567 Fax: 805/737-0453 

 Los Osos 
El Morro Elfin Forest Ecological Preserve 
15th St. at Santa Ysabel 93402 805/546-1199 

  Marina 
MIRA Observatory 
2nd Ave. 831/883-1000 

 Marina 
Skydive Monterey Bay 
Learn to skydive today at the most scenic drop zone in the United States. Check us out at www.skydivemontereybay.com. You can call us toll free. Do it now! 3261 Imjin Rd. 93933 888/BAY-JUMP Fax: 831/384-7522

 Monterey 
Cannery Row Marketing Council 
Cannery Row is Monterey's hot spot for shopping, tasting Central Coast wines, dining in world-class restaurants. Footsteps from beautiful white sandy beaches all located on Steinbeck's Cannery Row. 765 Wave St. 93940 831/649-6690 Fax: 831/373-4812

 Monterey 
Cotton Hall Museum Civic Center 
Pacific St. near Jefferson St. 93942 831/646-5640 

 Monterey 
Fisherman's Wharf  
P.O. Box 465 93942 831/373-0600 

 Monterey 
Laguna Seca Golf Club 
10520 York Rd. 93940 888/524-8629 

 Monterey 
Laguna Seca Raceway 
P.O. Box 2078 93942 800/327-7322 

 Monterey 
Maritime Museum of Monterey 
5 Custom House Plaza 93940 831/375-2553 

 Monterey 
Monterey Bay Aquarium 
Cannery Row's famed aquarium showcases Monterey Bay sea life. "Mysteries of the Deep" the first-ever exhibition of living deep-sea creatures, opens March 20. 886 Cannery Row 93940 831/648-4888 Fax: 831/648-4810

 Monterey 
Monterey County Youth Museum 
601 Wave St. 93940 831/649-6444 

 Monterey 
Monterey Museum of Art  
559 Pacific St. 93940 831/372-5477 

 Monterey 
Monterey Path of History 
321 Alvarado St., Ste. G 93940 831/655-8070 

 Monterey 
Museum of Art  
720 Via Mirada 93940 831/372-3689 

 Monterey 
Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum 
700 Cannery Row 93940 831/375-3770 

 Morro Bay 
Morro Rock 
880 Main St. 93442 800/231-0592 

 Morro Bay 
Museum of Natural History 
Morro Bay State Park Rd. 93442 805/772-2694 

  Newbury Park 
Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center  
805/370-2301 

 Newbury Park 
Stagecoach Inn Museum 
51 S. Ventu Park Rd. 91320 805/498-9441 

   Ojai 
Ojai Valley Museum 
130 W. Ojai Ave. 93023 805/640-1390 

 Oxnard 
Carnegie Art Museum  
424 S. 'C' St. 93030 805/385-8157 

 Oxnard 
Channel Islands Harbor 
3810 W. Channel Islands Blvd., Ste. 'G' 93035 800/994-4852 

 Oxnard 
Fisherman's Wharf  
Victoria Ave. & Channel Islands Blvd. 93035 805/985-1546 

 Oxnard 
Gull Wing's Children's Museum 
418 W. 4th St. 93030 805/985-1546 

 Oxnard 
Heritage Square 
200 W. 7th St. 93030 805/486-6074 

 Oxnard 
Prime Outlets at Oxnard 
Visit Prime Outlets at Oxnard for sensational values on brand names for the entire family. Apparel, shoes, housewares, luggage, electronics, leather goods, books, and more. Located 45 minutes from LA. 2000 Outlet Center Dr., Ste. 222 93030 805/485-2244, 888/545-7228 Fax: 805/545-7228 Wheelchair Access www.primeretail.com 

 Oxnard 
Ventura County Maritime Museum  
Maritime art and ship models dating back 350 years. Guest exhibits of contemporary maritime artists. Free docent-guided tours. 2731 S. Victoria 93035 805/984-6260 Fax: 805/984-5970 [email protected] Wheelchair Access 

   Pacific Grove 
American Tin Cannery Premium Outlets 
Open daily. 50 factory outlets from leading designers and manufacturers with savings of 25%-65%. 125 Ocean View Blvd. 93950 831/372-1442 831/372-5707

 Pacific Grove 
Historic Walk of Pacific Grove 
P.O. Box 167 93950 800/656-6650 

 Pacific Grove 
John Steinbeck's Pacific Grove 
Forest & Central Aves. 93950 800/656-6650 

 Pacific Grove 
Monarch Grove Sanctuary  
Ridge & Lighthouse Aves. 93950 888/PG-MONARCH 

 Pacific Grove 
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History 
165 Forest Ave. 93950 831/648-3116 

 Pacific Grove 
Point Pinos Lighthouse  
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Forest & Central 93950 831/648-3116 

 Paso Robles 
Helen Moe Doll Museum 
Hwy. 101 & Wellsona Rd. 93446 805/238-2740 

 Pebble Beach 
17-Mile Drive 
1700 Seventeen Mile Dr. 831/624-3811 831/625-8592 

 Pismo Beach 
Prime Outlets at Pismo Beach 
Visit Prime Outlets at Pismo Beach, with more than 40 outlet stores. Save 20-50% off suggested retail prices every day. Call for more information. Exit at Five Cities Drive off Hwy. 101. 333 Five Cities Drive 93449 805/773-4661 Fax: 805/773-4686

 Port Hueneme 
Seabee Museum  
Naval Construction Battalion Center 93043-4301 805/982-5163 

  Salinas 
Boronda Adobe 
333 Boronda Rd. 93902 831/757-8085 

 Salinas 
John Steinbeck Library 
350 Lincoln Ave. 93901 831/758-7311 

 Salinas 
National Steinbeck Center 
John Steinbeck's world comes alive in this new interactive museum for all ages. Experience Cannery Row, The Red Pony, and much more. Art and cultural exhibits. Museum store, cafe.  One Main St. 93901 831/775-4720 Fax: 831/796-3828

 Salinas 
Steinbeck House 
132 Central Ave. 93901 831/424-2735 

 Salinas 
Toro Park 
Hwy. 68 at Portola Dr. 93908 831/755-4895 

 San Juan Bautista 
Mission San Juan Bautista  
Mariposa & 2nd 95045 831/623-2127 

 San Luis Obispo 
Mission San Luis Obispo Tolosa 
751 Palm St. 93401 805/781-8220 

 San Luis Obispo 
San Luis Obispo Children's Museum  
1010 Nipomo St. 93401 805/544-5437 

 San Luis Obispo 
San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum  
696 Monterey St. 93401 805/543-0638 

 San Miguel 
Mission San Miguel 
775 Mission St. 93451 805/467-3256 

 San Miguel 
Rios Caledonia Adobe Museum 
700 S. Mission St. 93451 805/467-3357 

 San Simeon 
California Carvers Guild Museum 
250 San Simeon Ave., Ste. 9 93452 805/927-4718 

 San Simeon 
National Geographic Theater, Hearst Castle 
Experience the companion, large-format movie to Hearst Castle tours and explore the visitor center's shops and exhibits. Combination discount available on theater tickets at 800/444-4445.100 Hearst Castle Rd. 93452 805/927-6811 Fax: 805/927-6701 Wheelchair Access 

 Santa Barbara 
El Presidio de Santa Barbara 
123 E. Cañon Perdido 93101 805/965-0093 

 Santa Barbara 
Fernald Mansion/Trussell-Winchester Adobe 
414 W. Montecito St. 93101 805/966-1601 

 Santa Barbara 
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum 
21 W. Anapamu St. 93101 805/962-5322 

 Santa Barbara 
Mission Santa Barbara 
Laguna & Los Olivos Sts. 93105 805/682-4713 

 Santa Barbara 
Rancho San Marcos Golf Course 
4600 Hwy. 154 93105 805/683-6334 

 Santa Barbara 
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden 
1212 Mission Cyn. Rd. 93105 805/682-4726 

 Santa Barbara 
Santa Barbara Historical Society  
136 E. De la Guerra St. 93101 805/966-1601 

 Santa Barbara 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 
2559 Puesta del Sol Rd. 93105 805/682-4711 

 Santa Barbara 
Santa Barbara Zoo 
500 Niños Dr. 93103 805/962-5339 

 Santa Barbara 
Sea Center 
211 Stearns Wharf 93101 805/962-0885 

 Santa Barbara 
Stearns Wharf  
Box 1990 93102-1990 805/564-5526 

 Santa Maria 
Santa Maria Museum of Flight  
3015 Airpark Dr. 93455 805/922-8758 

Santa Maria 
Santa Maria Speedway 
1900 Hutton Rd. 93444 805/922-2233 

Santa Maria 
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum 
321 Town Center W. 93458 805/928-8414 

Santa Maria 
Santa Maria Valley Historical Museum  
616 S. Broadway 93455 805/922-3130 

 Santa Ynez 
Santa Barbara County WINE COUNTRY 
Taste world-class wine. 40+ wineries. Quiet country roads. Lush vineyards. Breathtaking mountain and valley vistas. Festivals: April, October. Free wine touring map, events calendar. Visit Santa Barbara County Vinters' Association's Web site. P.O. Box1558 93460 805/688-0881 Fax: 805/686-5881 www.sbcountywines.com 

 Santa Ynez 
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Society Museum  
3596 Sagunto St. 93460 805/688-7889 

 Simi Valley 
Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum 
The Reagan Museum tells the fascinating story of one of our most popular presidents through interactive displays, a re-creation of the Oval Office, special events, and changing exhibits. 40 Presidential Dr. 93065 800/410-8354

 Simi Valley 
Simi Valley Historical Park & Museum  
137 Strathearn Pl. 93065 805/526-6453 

 Soledad 
Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad  
36641 Ft. Army Rd. 93960 805/686-1211 

  Solvang 
Elverhøj Museum 
1624 Elverhoy Wy. 93464 805/686-1211 

 Solvang 
Hans Christian Andersen Museum 
1680 Mission Dr. 93463 805/688-2052 

 Solvang 
Old Mission Santa Ines 
1760 Mission Dr. 93463 805/688-4815 

  Thousand Oaks 
Chumash Interpretive Center 
3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy. 91362 805/492-8076 

 Thousand Oaks 
Conejo Valley Botanic Garden 
Conejo Community Park at Dover and Hendrix 91360 805/494-7630 

  Ventura 
A. J. Comstock Fire Museum 
Figueroa St. near Santa Clara St. 93001 800/4VENTURA 

  Ventura 
Albinger Archaelogical Museum 
113 E. Main St. 93001 805/648-5823 

 Ventura 
Mission San Buenaventura 
225 E. Main St. 93001-2622 805/643-4318 

 Ventura 
Olivas Historic Park 
4200 Olivas Park Dr. 93001 805/644-4346 

 Ventura 
Ortega Adobe Historic Residence 
215 W. Main St. 93001 805/658-4726 

 Ventura 
The Old Livery Arts Center  
34 N. Palm St. 93001 800/4VENTURA 

 Ventura 
Ventura City Hall  
501 Poli St. 93001 800/4VENTURA 

 Ventura 
Ventura County Museum of History & Art 
100 E. Main St. 93001-2698 805/653-0323 

 Ventura 
Ventura Harbor 
1603 Anchors Wy. Dr. 93001 805/642-8538 

 Ventura 
Ventura Pier & Promenade 
Harbor Blvd. 93001 800/4VENTURA