The City of Paso Robles or “El Paso de Robles“is located 25 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in Northern San Luis Obispo County. Paso Robles is half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco on Highway 101. Paso Robles is a community of 29,950 nestled in the coastal mountain range of central California and within close proximity to mountains, beaches, and deserts. Paso Robles Wine Country is one of the United States’ greatest wine growing areas.Paso Robles experiences greater contrasts in seasonal weather than its beach counterparts such as Cambria, Cayucos, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach, Avila Beach and San Simeon. Those who think beaches don’t have seasons prefer Paso Robles with its warmer summers and cooler winters. Grapes grown for wine thrive in the local climate and naturally occurring hot springs can’t be beat for enjoyment and relaxation.
The City of Paso Robles is known for its hot springs, its abundance of wineries, and for playing host to the California Mid-State Fair and the Paso Robles Wine Festival. Paso Robles offers all the amenities of family life including attractive and available housing, ample City services, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, easy access retail shopping, excellent public schools, and safe neighborhoods. Paso Robles holds the charm of a rural community, but is developing into a center of industry, art, viticulture, recreation, commerce, and housing. It is truly a place with something for everyone. The City understands the importance of business and works hard to attract commerce in a diverse array of industries.