With a historic downtown bursting with one-of-a-kind antique shops, enticing restaurants, and a swinging bridge, not to mention the infamous chickens (and rooster) running around the local bandstand, Arroyo Grande (AG) is a hidden gem. If you’re a wine lover, you’ll find celebrated tasting rooms serving Bordeaux-style selections both downtown and in breathtaking locations across the Arroyo Grande Valley. With strong community spirit and charm everywhere you turn, there’s no place quite like AG.
An all-American town, there’s something for everyone in Arroyo Grande. Greet the free-roaming wildlife circling Heritage Square Park or step across the historic swinging bridge where you’ll wind up at a grassy park with a fun new playground and plenty of picnic tables.
All about history? You’ll want to explore the South County Historical Society and Paulding History House. Peruse vintage treasures at one of the many antique boutiques dotted along the classic Village of Arroyo Grande where the historic architecture is home to craft breweries, wine tasting rooms, a great number of family-friendly dining options. Whether you’re in the mood for craft beer, an artisan cocktail, or mouth-watering barbeque, you’re sure to find your favorite restaurant in Arroyo Grande.
Known for cool-climate grape varietals like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Arroyo Grande is the proud home of award-winning wine from family-owned wineries with luxurious tasting rooms, including Talley Vineyards and Kynsi.
Now when it comes to what to pack on your picnic to one of these estate escapes, look no further than Rutiz Farms where you can pick your own berries or shop for fresh seasonal vegetables, fruit, and rainbow hued flowers.
You’ll find family fun at one of the many outdoor parks or choose to fresh-water fish out at Lopez Lake where you’ll also find a water park and adventure course complete with high-flying ziplines. Golf more your speed? Tee off at Cypress Ridge Golf Course.
Colorful community celebrations include the Strawberry Festival in May and Summer Concerts in Park series, plus the Harvest Festival every September.
An ideal spot for families and couples to call home, Arroyo Grande is one small town big on charm and hospitality.
- Sunset Terrace
- Creekstone at the Village