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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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Visiting the Lompoc Museum

In the heart of historic downtown is the Lompoc Museum, an immersive experience where history buffs can explore the storied past of the area. Uncover the native history of the Chumash and other Native American tribes and follow the trail of the pioneers of the Lompoc Valley in the museum's ...
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Lompoc’s Historic, Glowing Neon Past

The first neon sign made its debut in the U.S. in 1923, but it wasn’t until the 1930’s and 40’s that this unique signage experienced it’s zenith. From New York to Vegas and L.A., neon signs lit up the night sky, beckoning visitors to partake in everything from theater and ...
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The Complete Guide to Viewing the Landsat 9 Launch

Alert: Due to unforeseen circumstances, NASA has postponed the launch of Landsat 9 to September 27, 2021. All Landsat week events have been moved accordingly, please see your favorite events for updates!   If catching a rocket launch IRL is your thing, grab a front-row seat to one of the ...
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A Guide to Visiting La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

Take a day trip to the most extensively restored mission in California! La Purisima Mission State Historic Park, located just minutes from Lompoc, is a nearly 2,000-acre park that was once a bustling Franciscan mission and home to a thriving community that included hundreds of Chumash Indians. The original mission, ...
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4 Tips to Plan the Perfect Weekend Golf Getaway in Lompoc

It’s time to plan a weekend golf getaway. Plan to get out of the city for a few days, enjoy the fresh air, and play a few rounds on Lompoc’s beautiful courses. Lompoc is home to two golf courses: La Purisima Golf Course and The Mission Club. Both are beautiful ...

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