Sat., Apr. 20, 2013: This hike follows the 1.5 mile Bob Jones Trail from Ontario Road Trailhead to Avila Beach Sea Life Center. It is a family event for senior adults and young individuals. Specific activities will be available along the course of the trail. The hike will benefit Habitat for Humanity. hfhsloco.org. (805) 782-0687.
Sycamore Mineral Springs
All rooms with private hot tubs. Top-rated spa and wellness center offers a variety of massages and facials. Hourly hillside hot tub rentals. Daily yoga, Pilates, tai chi classes, hiking. Home to Gardens of Avila Restaurant. 1215 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo. (800) 234-5831. sycamoresprings.com
Nothing will get your blood flowing and your heart pumping like a stimulating hike and there are a number of good ones along the North Coast. You can combine a hike this with some sightseeing and a bit of wine tasting along the way.