Central Coast: Rosie on the Road
I don’t want to sound like a brat (fruitless endeavor) but traveling all the time has been pretty exhausting! We’ve been on the road now for two months, speed dating some pretty kewt places and having a lot of kewt times, but we both got to a point last week when all we really wanted to do was put on a silk scarf and huge sunglasses and stare out over a large body of water while drinking a bottle of wine alone.
Cue Central Coast.
It’s this part of California that feels like it could be Maine, Ireland, and Italy all at the same time. I’ve never been to any of those places, but as a homosexual I just know things. There’s gorgeous wine country in the Paso Robles area, then luscious rolling hills closer to the coast and in San Luis Obispo, and then some charming af small beach and fishing towns lining Highway 1 — Morro Bay, Cayucos, and Cambria. You could do an even whiter version of Eat Pray Love (if that’s possible) without ever leaving a 30 mile radius.
And it. Was. Perfect. We went to wine tastings, hiked up those luscious hills, ate some seafood beachside, tried to watch people surf but got bored waiting for them to pick the right wave, etc. Short of being wrapped up in a celestial cocoon of rejuvenating energy where they have the unreleased next season of The Good Place, Central Coast was the best thing that could’ve happened to us.
If you find yourself in the San Luis Obispo area and want to follow in our footsteps: check out Madonna Inn for drinks or dinner (in SLO), Buona Tavola for dinner on half off wine bottles Wednesdays (SLO and Paso Robles locations), Morro Bay downtown area for cute shopping on the bay and a great view of the sunset. In Cayucos, check out Cayucos Coffee for **kombucha on tap** and go on a walk on the beach to check out the pier and the views of gorgeous cliff homes. As for wineries you shouldn’t miss, we can highly recommend Rio Seco, Barr Estates, and Rails Nap. *chef’s kiss*
Check out some more of the highlights in photos below!