Outdoor Itinerary

Plan Your Next Outdoor Adventure in Arroyo Grande!

Day 1

Morning

Start your adventure at Cafe Andreini

Before heading out for the day, stop in the Village of Arroyo Grande at Cafe Andreini. This local favorite offers outdoor dining and serves both classic and specialty espresso drinks, as well as coffee, tea, kombucha and more. Make sure you have plenty of energy for your adventure by ordering a breakfast burrito or open-faced avocado toast, all made with fresh, local ingredients.

131 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Cafe Andreini

Afternoon

Hike Arroyo Grande’s hidden gem

The Big Falls/Little Falls Trail winds through one of San Luis Obispo County’s most striking natural areas. You’ll come across two dramatic waterfalls—Big Falls and Little Falls—on this easy to intermediate, 1.5-mile loop, located in a wooded canyon of the Santa Lucia Wilderness.

3994 Upper Lopez Canyon Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Hiking trails in Arroyo Grande

Evening

Go for dinner and stroll in the Village

After enjoying the sunshine and fresh air, head back to the Village for a relaxing dinner on the heated patio at Rooster Creek Tavern. This friendly establishment is known for its gourmet burgers, sandwiches, and big plates that are sure to satisfy after a busy day. The full-service bar also offers a refreshing assortment of local wine and beer and craft cocktails. Make sure to keep an eye out for the roosters while strolling around the Village!

1200 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Rooster Creek Tavern

Day 2

Morning

Sip fresh Kona coffee without leaving Arroyo Grande

Red Dirt Coffee House is a family-owned and operated shop with delicious coffee and lots of “aloha” spirit. In addition to serving 100-percent Kona coffee, Red Dirt also brews blends from Santa Barbara Roasting Company. Food options include baked goods, breakfast burritos, and freshly made sandwiches, wraps, and salads. Sip your cup of joe on the patio or order for takeout to bring along to your next destination.

Afternoon

Hit the links at Cypress Ridge Golf Course

Perfect your swing at the award-winning Cypress Ridge Golf Course. This 18-hole, Peter Jacobson Signature Course has been named one of the best places to play by Golf Digest and is known for its cypress trees, lush green fairways and cool ocean breeze. 

780 Cypress Ridge Parkway, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Cypress Ridge Golf Course

Evening

Taste fresh, locally grown ingredients at Ember

As its name suggests, Ember restaurant is all about serving authentic, hand-crafted food cooked over a wood fire. The Italian-inspired California cuisine features simple, fresh ingredients in incredibly flavorful dishes. Pair your meal with local wine or beer or craft cocktails and it’s the recipe for a perfect evening out. Tip: Be sure to make reservations for outside dining, space is limited.  

1200 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420