Go on an adventure through the unchanged land of The Old West. Parkfield, CA is renowned as the “Earthquake Capital of the World.” You’ll visit this very small community located in Monterey County, alongside the San Andreas geo-fault line. The second half of this adventure tour escapes into Paso’s northeastern vineyards. Whether you are into wine or not, you are likely going to recognize these world-class vineyards.
This adventure goes back in time for a visit to the American Frontier and historical locations. On the way, you’ll pass the Paso Robles Municipal Airport. This airport was originally called the Estrella Army Airfield. Constructed in 1942; still used by our military and is home to the Estrella Warbirds Museum. The museum is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of military aircraft, military vehicles, memorabilia and those who flew and worked on military aircraft. Woodland Automobile Display is located within the museum. This display showcases vintage, classic, and historical vehicles, primarily focusing on racing vehicles. If you wish to tour the Museum and/or Display, then please contact us for advisable options.
This touring route parallels the Salinas River and takes a quick detour through the town of San Miguel. The historic Mission of San Miguel and the Rios Caledonia Adobe are worth viewing. The old Adobe building was built in the mid-1800s. Throughout early American history, the Adobe was used as a residence, ranch, inn, saloon and stage stop. Famous old west outlaws like Jesse James and the Dalton Brothers were said to hang out in the saloon and stir up trouble.
The scenic canyon road to Parkfield travels across open plains, tree-covered terrain and crosses over a major tectonic plate line. This is where the San Andreas fault is located, which divides the North American Plate and Pacific Plate. Enjoy a delicious meal at the Parkfield Cafe before heading back out on the trail.
The second half of this adventure tour is a leisurely drive through Paso Robles’ northeastern Vineyards. The seemingly endless sea of rolling hills, grapevines and sparse oak trees give a calming effect. You will have opportunities to visit many establishments and enjoy their ample hospitality. Remember, drinking and driving is punishable by law. Be safe, have fun and enjoy the ride!
CALIFORNIA COAST ADVENTURES A Verified Outfitter is a business new to the Polaris Adventures network, and have the intent of reaching a Certified status through implementing best practices for safe and memorable adventures.
2340 Prospect Avenue
Paso Robles, CA
93446 United States
A Verified Outfitter is a business new to the Polaris Adventures network, and have the intent of reaching a Certified status through implementing best practices for safe and memorable adventures.
ADVENTURE DETAILSExperience Type : Self-Guided
Category : On-Road
Product Lines : Slingshot
Duration : Half-Day, Full-Day
Level : Intermediate
All drivers of the Slingshot are required to be 27 years of age with a valid driver's license. A motorcycle endorsement may be required by specific states in which the vehicle is being operated. Helmets and eye protection are always being required to be worn when the vehicle is being operated. Closed-toe shoes are highly recommended for are, comfortable ride.
Seasonality : Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Terrain Type : Road, Forest, Mountain
WHAT TO BRING
To get the most enjoyment out of your ride, we suggest highly suggest you bring a hat, sunblock, and wear comfortable clothes and shoes, including extra layers. A DOT-approved helmet is provided to borrow during your rental period. In addition, we do provide some complimentary water and refreshments, but it’s always a good idea to bring additional water and snacks. Make sure to bring your camera to capture all of the epic moments!
SAFETY & SUSTAINABILITY
Polaris Adventures focuses on the safety of every rider, from vehicle overviews & training before every ride to a modern check out process, our outfitters are there to make sure you have a safe, memorable, adventure.
HAVE A QUESTION
Get in touch with any of our Outfitters directly to learn more about their adventures, requirements or how to build your perfect getaway. You can find their contact info above.
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