Take advantage of vibrant attractions only minutes from our San Juan Bautista boutique hotel. Tour the Old Mission San Juan Bautista, the largest of the California missions, and our State Historic Park with the only Spanish Plaza left in California. Explore our local parks and golf courses. Enjoy wine tasting at our local wineries, musical concerts, or the downtown shopping experience in our San Juan Bautista Historic Commercial District. Our knowledgeable staff can help you plan your day, and they are always quick with the perfect, off-the-beaten-path suggestion.
- Golf Courses
San Juan Oaks Golf Course
Enjoy 18 holes of golf at the first Fred Couples signature design golf course in California at the San Juan Oaks Golf Club in Hollister. This course is sure to entice and challenge golfers of all skill levels.
3825 Union Road, Hollister, CA | 831-636-6113
- Historical Sites
Old Mission San Juan Bautista
Mission San Juan Bautista was founded on June 24, 1797 by Fermín Lasuén of the Franciscan order, the mission was the fifteenth and largest of the Spanish missions established in present-day California. Named for Saint John the Baptist, the mission is the namesake of the city of San Juan Bautista. Barracks for the soldiers, a nunnery, the Jose Castro House, and other buildings were constructed around a large grassy plaza in front of the church and can be seen today in their original form.
San Juan Bautista State Historic Park
The San Juan Bautista State Historical Park sponsors an Early Days Celebration each year which is always held in June on Father's Day weekend. The park also celebrates the First Saturday each month as Living History with activities conducted by docents which includes spinning, candle making, dancing, loom weaving and much more.
Take a self guided tour! Click here for map.
- Parks and Recreation
Pinnacles National Monument
The Pinnacles National Park has plenty of caves, trails, rock climbing areas, wildflowers and rare birds of prey. Learn more
Fremont Peak and Observatory
This park features expansive views of Monterey Bay, from its hiking trails in the grasslands of the higher peaks of the Gavilan Range. Other views include the San Benito Valley, Salinas Valley, and the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Big Sur. Pine and oak woodlands in the park are home to many birds and mammals. There are camping and picnic facilities in the park. The park also features an astronomical observatory with a 30-inch telescope, which is open for public programs on selected evenings.
Hollister Hills Vehicular Recreation Area
Off-road vehicle recreation area on 3,300 acres has 128 miles of trails and several hill climbs. There are also two picnic areas, a practice Motocross Track, an ATV Track for three and four wheeled vehicles, a TT track, a mini-bike trail, and a mini-track.
This is an excellent biking, hiking and horseback riding trail that takes the adventurer into incredibly beautiful ecosystems throughout the trail
- Wine Tasting
300 Maranatha Drive, Hollister, CA 95023
Our tasting room is open 7 days a week from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Aimee June Winery
831 School Road, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
Call for appointment, 408-739-1920
402-B 3rd Street, San Juan Bautista, CA
11300 Cienega Road, Hollister, CA
Open daily 11:00am-4:30pm
9970 Cienega Road, Hollister, CA
Open Weekends 11:00am-4:00pm
500 John Smith Road, Hollister, CA
Open Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Pietra Santa Vineyard & Winery
10034 Cienega Road, Hollister, CA
Open Thurs-Sat, 11:00am-5:00pm, Sun 11:00am-1:00pm
Leal Vineyards Outdoor Concert Series
Leal Vineyards hosts live music, fine wines and wood-fired pizza in their beautiful Manzanillo Olive Grove - May through October.
300 Maranatha Drive, Hollister, CA 95023
Live Music at The Grove Restaurant
The Grove Restaurant has live music on their beautiful patio Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. The patio features wood fired pizza ovens, a full bar and six Bocce Ball courts.
7511 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister, CA
Guerra Family Cellars hosts outdoor concerts from July - September.
500 John Smith Road, Hollister, CA 95023
3 Angels Antiques & Consignments
410-D Third Street San Juan Bautista, CA - (408) 655-8002
37 Mariposa Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-4753
410 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-9234
Bear Flag Gallery Mall
207 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-4285
Bella Dona Vintage Shop
1 Polk Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 345-9263
Fat Willy's Antiques
303 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 801-7375
Fool's Gold Vinatage Collectique
34-A Polk Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-9275
Frills My Little Closet
203 3rd Street #D, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-2400
Golden Wheel Antiques
407 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-4767
The Guatemalan Boutique
302 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-1117
Lois's Unique Home Furnishings
203 Third Street Suite C, San Juan Bautista, CA - (408) 710-5421
53 Muckelemi Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-4264
Moma Zooka's Décor
410 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (650) 888-0747
Mrs. B's Z Place
306 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-8880
Old Adobe Antiques
101 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-9971
San Juan Antiques & COLLECTIBLES
406 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-1017
203 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-9972
Sweet Pea Antiques
400 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-9338
The Little Red Barn
405 third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-4792
Top Rock Shop
209 3rd Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-4441
Treasures At The Plaza
507 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 623-8882
203 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 310-9471
103 The Alameda Street, San Juan Bautista, CA - (831) 345-0315