SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The CA Highway 1 Discovery Route is rich in marine life, history, culture, fishing, wine, food, arts and stewardship travel adventures, and from January 24 - February 28, 2015 visitors will find special events, explorations and lodging packages that recognize the bounty of this enchanting region during the annual celebration of Coastal Discovery & Stewardship.
Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, in Coastal San Luis Obispo County, The CA Highway 1 Discovery Route offers travelers many choices on where to relax, enjoy the great outdoors, and get back to nature in San Simeon, Ragged Point, Cambria, Cayucos, Los Osos/Baywood Park, Avila Beach & Valley, Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande Valley, Oceano or Nipomo.
- Free Ocean Film Festival at Hearst Castle
Visitors can enjoy the spectacular Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Ocean Film Festival held at the Hearst Castle Theater, a large-format theater with a five-story screen.
- Paso BlendFest on the Coast in Cambria and San Simeon
The Paso BlendFest on the Coast in San Simeon and Cambria combines the scenic beauty of the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route with renowned Paso Robles wineries.
- Pacific Coast Wine Trail Events
Follow the Pacific Coast Wine Trail, from San Simeon to Morro Bay, and discover special wine and food pairings, discounts and lots of fun during the special Passport Weekend, February 21-22, 2015.
- Best of the Coast: Abalone, Wine and Stewardship
Stolo Family Vineyard in Cambria is teaming up with Abalone Farm from Cayucos, and Linn's Restaurant of Cambria for Best of the Coast, an event focusing on farming Abalone and growing coastal grapes in a sustainable manner.
- Wildlife and Tours
Visitors might also enjoy watching the sharks feed at the Central Coast Aquarium in Avila Beach, join the Elephant Seal Exploratory Tours or experience the Piedras Blancas Lighthouse Tour in San Simeon. In Oceano view Monarch Butterflies climb the limbs of a Eucalyptus grove all clustered in black and gold.
- Stewardship Travel Activities
Help protect wildlife and keep the beaches pristine on Avila and Cayucos Beaches with a free Stewardship Clean-up Kit with gift tote bag. There are more than 30 Stewardship Travel adventures where visitors can appreciate a much deeper vacation through educational and contribution opportunities with area historians.
For more information regarding the Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Month along the CA HWY 1 Discovery Route visit www.coastaldiscoveryroute.com.
SOURCE California's Highway 1 Discovery Route