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Lompoc's Cultural Arts Scene

Experience Lompoc’s Cultural Arts Scene

Lompoc is a creative city with a vibrant cultural arts scene! Our creative community supports a wide variety of cultural attractions and art projects that make the Lompoc Valley the perfect destination for art lovers. Stay at one of our luxurious hotels and explore Lompoc's cultural arts scene all year-round. ...
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Best Places to View a Rocket Launch in Lompoc

Lompoc is just minutes from some of the most spectacular rocket launches on California's Central Coast! As the primary spaceport on the West Coast, Vandenberg Space Force Base is just minutes from Lompoc, making our valley and the surrounding area the best place to view rocket launches. The launches take ...
Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in Lompoc

Top Places to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in Lompoc

Find yourself craving something sweet? If so, you're not alone! Research shows that sweets increase serotonin in the brain, releasing your happy hormones! Fortunately, Lompoc is full of sweet treats to satisfy every craving whether it's delightful cookies, artisan cupcakes, or gourmet coffee drinks. Here's our list of top places ...
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Top Spring Activities in Lompoc

Spring is one of the best times to visit Lompoc to enjoy uncrowded beaches, bespoke dining, winding country drives, abundant wine tasting, take in our outdoor mural galleries, and the most extensively restored mission in California. Here is our list of the Top Spring Activities in Lompoc! Visit the Flower ...
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Take a Step Back in Time: Visiting the Fabing-McKay-Spanne House

Named for the three families who occupied the home, the historic Fabing-McKay-Spanne House in Lompoc is a meticulously preserved Victorian farmhouse. Built in 1875, the home was the first two-story wood residence in Lompoc. While many Victorian homes of the era featured fancy gingerbread trim, stained glass or turrets, the ...
fun free things

15 Fun and Free Things to Do in Lompoc 2021

Spoiler alert: There are many free things to do in Lompoc! Take advantage of these 15 amazing fun and free (or nearly free) sights perfect for the budget-minded traveler. Explore La Purisima Mission State Historic Park La Purisima Mission State Park is one of Lompoc’s most popular attractions. La Purisima ...
Lompoc Cycle trails

4 Popular Trails In and Around Lompoc That Cyclists Love

Cycling is one of the best ways to experience the beauty of Lompoc while breaking a sweat! Explore gorgeous vineyard-covered hillsides, historic downtown architecture, flower fields and pristine beaches along your two wheel journey. Tackle some of the best (and most scenic) bike rides in Lompoc with these four easy-to-medium-to-challenging ...
lompoc food trucks

8 Can’t-Miss Lompoc Food Trucks in Lompoc

Lompoc Food Trucks are a popular way to enjoy the area's culinary delights. Whether you are looking for Birria tacos, fresh hot churros, wood-fired pizza, or Filipino fusion, these 8 Lompoc food trucks will satisfy your cravings. #1 - Lompoc Kekas Chef Carlos serves up the authentic taste of Zacatecas, ...
Lompoc Amtrak trip

Travel to Lompoc on Amtrak’s Scenic Coastal Surfliner for Gorgeous Coastal Views

One of the most scenic ways to travel to Lompoc is on Amtrak. Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner is famous for its sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and traffic-free access to some of SoCal’s most popular destinations. The Pacific Surfliner is part of the LosAn corridor, a passenger rail corridor that ...
lompoc fall activites

5 Fun Fall Outdoor Activities in Lompoc

Lompoc is an outdoor enthusiast's playground! It is in the heart of California's central coast and the climate is temperate year-round which is perfect for outdoor adventure. Activities include everything from scenic historic mission hikes, tide pool exploring, bird watching and more. Here are 5 fun outdoor activities perfect for ...

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