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Avila Valley Barn

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Wonderful assortment of gourds and great bakery

I believe Fall is the best season to visit Avila Valley Barn. It has some goats and other animals... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charlotte S
Elk Grove, California
Great stop for everyone

This place has it all. Food, petting zoo, store and ice cream shop. This place can keep you busy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fresno, California
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560 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-8047
+1 805-595-2810
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All reviews petting zoo feed the animals pies farm animals roasted corn hay rides ice cream fruit fresh produce tractor ride pick your own pumpkin patch jams and jellies baby goats bakery items fun place great place to take the kids
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Reviewed yesterday

I believe Fall is the best season to visit Avila Valley Barn. It has some goats and other animals for the kids to feed. The bakery is fantastic. The "crumbles" are great taste treats. It also carries a wide variety of home goods and gifts....More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has it all. Food, petting zoo, store and ice cream shop. This place can keep you busy for quite some time. I have seen them do hay rides and pumpkin patches in fall and decorate for other seasons. The staff is friendly and...More

Thank Aimz74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place for the kids. They have a petting zoo which you could feed them as well. They also have a really cute store that sells fresh fruit and flowers. I highly recommend bringing your children here to have some fun.

Thank alvasteph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had driven by this place several times before finally pulling in and completely glad we did. This is a fully operating farm with a myriad of very fine products including homemade baked goods, locally grown fruits and vegetables, and much much more. I would...More

Thank sean92056
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great! I took my mom here to feed the goats for her birthday and we all had a blast. It tends to get packed in the summer and most weekends because it is a tourist spot, but its really resourceful for locals...More

Thank laurennfirth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very family friendly. Kids can feed the goats, see other animals, go on tractor ride etc. selection of foods and produce is good but highly priced. This place is packed on weekends. Go during the week if possible.

Thank James B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This barn makes it onto the "must stop" places in Avila Beach for a reason. Whether your young, old or in between you will find this to be a fun stop over. They invented the word "home grown". You will find healthy seasonal foods and...More

Thank Mychelle F
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We loved this little farm and produce stand! Everything was beautifully and creatively displayed, all the produce looked perfect. We picked up fruit for our breakfast - the employees were so helpful and let us try various fruits and educated us on growing seasons, produce,...More

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Avila Barn is pretty much this. There a few seperate bldgs. A variety of small animals, chickens, goats, etc.where children can get up close and observe. A Fabulouse Bakery where everything is made from scratch, and the fruits and vegetables are all grown locally. DON'T...More

1  Thank 508vernad
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful place to visit! We went right before Christmas and the kids got to visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, take a hayride and wander around the old-fashioned farm. Some cute goats to feed and other animals to see. Fun place to stop!

Thank S R
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9 July 2017|
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Response from LoveGetAways70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - for the most part. Store certainly; animal farm area is outside - so dirt.
22 March 2017|
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Response from giff64 | Reviewed this property |
Actually they do have Alpacas not Llamas.
10 May 2016|
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Response from Diane H | Reviewed this property |
Avila Barn is only about 10 minutes from San Luis. It's just a quick drive away!