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How to Safely Enjoy a Visit to Lompoc

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We encourage responsible travel for the health and safety of residents and visitors alike. Visitors can explore the many opportunities Lompoc has available to safely enjoy our city for an enjoyable getaway as we continue to offer our community a public space to spend time and enjoy our amenities from a safe distance.

Below are some ideas on how to safely enjoy your next visit to Lompoc!


We encourage visitors to be aware of the latest travel advisories and best-health practices. You can visit the City of Lompoc’s COVID-19 page for the latest information and resources for visitors before traveling.


Lompoc’s temperate climate make it the perfect place to enjoy dining al fresco! With average high temperatures around 76 degrees, enjoy an ideal climate to sip a cool cocktail with outdoor patio seating. Many of our local restaurants are open and ready to welcome you.


Yes, Lompoc hotels are open and have implemented social distancing guidelines. Most hotels are offering deep cleaning with hospital-grade disinfectants, with enhanced social distancing protocols that may include: face covering requirements, various ways to reduce contact throughout the hotel, social distancing measures based on local authorities’ guidance and/or advice.


Limited in-store capacity and social distancing measures ensure you’ll enjoy all the advantages of great shopping without the hassle of crowded stores! Relax as you browse for your next favorite treasure, whether it be a special antique, unique jewelry, or handmade goods and gifts.


One of Lompoc’s favorite outdoor activities is a visit to Jalama Beach and the Ocean Beach Park & Estuary. Just a 30-minute drive from Lompoc along quaint country roads, these beaches are a popular place for surfing, nature and bird watching, hiking, picnicking, playgrounds and café. Catch a glimpse of our gorgeous SoCal sunsets as you soak in the relaxing views of our famous coastline.


Leave your worries behind and adventure into nature! From nature hikes offering 130-degree views of the Lompoc Valley to lush parks and beaches packed with playgrounds, picnic areas and trails, Lompoc offers wonderful opportunities for outdoor adventure.

La Purisima Mission is only a short 10 minute drive from Lomp0c and is California’s most extensively restored mission featuring over 25 miles of hiking trails perfect for hiking and horseback riding. The grounds and hiking trails are open.

Whether you’re ready to travel now or planning your trip for the future, we invite you to explore our website or connect with us online via Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

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