San Luis Obispo to Santa Maria

Frank PetersModerate

Welcome to San Luis Obispo. Coming from the north? You’re probably due for a layover day. Or maybe you took the Pacific Surfliner from San Diego or Los Angeles. Maybe you’re on a tight schedule, but however you arrive, take your time on this segment. It’s worth it – you’re entering wine country. This route begins at the San Luis … Read More

Santa Maria to Santa Barbara

Frank PetersModerate

If you’re in Santa Maria you’ve got options: press on to Santa Barbara directly and skip the lovely, amenity-rich Santa Ynez valley, or take the best-in-the-valley route to Los Olivos – you decide. This segment of the Pacific Coast Bike Route offers the most direct route south from Santa Maria to Santa Barbara. Amenities are few along this route today, … Read More