Monthly Excursions Feature Amazing Train Ride on the Cuesta Grade, Visits to
Rail Related Wineries, and More! Santa Barbara Trips added for 2013!
Central Coast Railroad Festival Wine Rail
Excursions are offered the second Sunday of every month. Extra Excursions
are added when needed and private Excursions are available for groups. The
trips include a ride on Amtrak's Coast Starlight up or down the Cuesta Grade
between Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, complimentary wine tasting, light
lunch snacks, rail history and a private Ride-On Transportation bus trip in
the opposite direction from the rail trip. The trips generally stop at one
or two rail related wineries. Tickets for most trips are $59 for adults and
$39 for children 15 and under. Excursions are limited to 24 friendly guests
and generally sell out in advance.
Santa Barbara Day Trip Excursions have been added in 2013. Trip feature a
round trip on the Pacific Surfliner starting in San Luis Obispo, Grover
Beach & Guadalupe. Visit the Reagan Ranch Center and enjoy shopping,
complimentary wine tasting and more.
CCRRF Wine Rail Excursion Gift Tickets are now available online. Buy tickets online for future Excursions. Recipients can select their own trip date.
Current list of Excursions:
Friday, May 17th: SOLD OUT. CCRRF Excursion to Pomar Junction's famous Train Wreck
Party. Trip includes a ride on Amtrak's Coast Starlight between SLO and
Paso Robles, a private Ride-On bus trip to Pomar Junction and return to SLO.
Enjoy the romantic & sultry Spanish guitar music of Incendio and the sunset
over the vineyard.
Wednesday, May 29th: Special Santa Barbara Excursion includes a Round Trip
on Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner between SLO (also Grover & Guadalupe) and
Santa Barbara, private tour of the Reagan Ranch Center, shopping &
complimentary wine tasting.
Sunday, June 9th: Second Sunday Wine Rail Excursion: starts in Paso Robles
and includes complimentary wine tasting at Pomar Junction, light lunch, rail
history, and a ride on Amtrak's Coast Starlight between SLO and Paso Robles
Friday, July 19th & Friday, August 16th: CCRRF Excursions to Pomar
Junction's famous Train Wreck Party. Trip includes a ride on Amtrak's Coast
Starlight between SLO and Paso Robles, a private Ride-On bus trip to Pomar
Junction and return to SLO. Enjoy great bands and the sunset over the
Excursion details, times and prices are available on the ticketing page.