Historic Tours:
Paso Robles Hot Mineral Springs

Self-Guided Tours of Paso Robles

Tour Description

In 1882, Drury James and the Blackburn brothers issued a pamphlet advertising “El Paso de Robles Hot and Cold Sulphur Springs and the Only Natural Mud Baths in the World.” By then there were first class accommodations - a reading room, barber shop, and telegraph office; a general store, a top-of-the-line livery stable, and comfortably furnished cottages for families that preferred privacy to quarters in the hotel. There are three places to still enjoy the healing mineral waters (listed below).

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A. Paso Robles Inn

Built in 1891, the original El Paso de Robles Hotel was constructed right next to the natural artesian hot springs well in town, and it has been a legendary location for central California vacations for more than a century. Today the Paso Robles Inn is still the only Paso Robles hotel offering its guests the healing powers of the thermal waters with private hot springs tubs in its Deluxe Spa Rooms. The Inn continues to be a cornerstone in the hub of the Paso Robles community and is a favorite among locals and out-of-town guests alike for events in the beautiful Grand Ballroom, meeting at the popular Steakhouse, or just strolling the lovely gardens. For more information visit www.pasoroblesinn.com.

B. River Oaks Hot Springs Spa

One of the best kept secrets in Paso - the central ingredient is a bubbly hot spring (the earth’s own champagne). Come relax at this secluded spa and enjoy a therapeutic massage, one of the signature wraps, tailored skin care treatments or rejuvenate in the healing waters. Guests are welcome to lounge in private outdoor or indoor mineral springs spas, fully charged with restorative properties, making this the perfect accompaniment to a girl’s weekend away. For more information visit www.TravelPaso.com.

C. Get Your Guns Out!

Take the guys paint balling and then relax afterwards in the Natural Mineral Springs at Franklin Hot Springs. Open on Saturdays and Sundays, Franklin’s Hot Springs provides the guns, masks and air you need to have a fun day with a group of friends on the field. For more information visit www.FranklinHotSprings.com.

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