Discover an authentic taste of the Old West in San Miguel. The site of the 16th California mission built in the late 1700s, this town retains its charm and historical roots. The beautiful countryside surrounding San Miguel is used for vineyards, raising cattle, and almond farms.
On average, there are 286 sunny days per year in San Miguel. The July high is around 94 degrees. The January low is 34. The lowest monthly average temperature in San Miguel for January is 47 degrees. The most monthly precipitation in San Miguel occurs in February with 2.7 inches.
San Miguel’s rich history reveals the early days of California. Mission San Miguel, founded in 1797, offers self-guided tours in the museum. The Rios-Caledonia Adobe, built in 1835, is a California Historical Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
There is one school in San Miguel for K-8. The nearby Cappy Culver school is also K-8. There are no private schools. Cal Poly and Cuesta College are just 35 minutes away. The North County campus of Cuesta College is located in nearby Paso Robles.
The median home value in San Miguel is $358,777 which is far below the median home value in San Luis Obispo County of is $530,000 which makes it a nice, affordable option. Home values increased 11.1% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 4.4% within the next year.
San Miguel is known for barbecue and authentic Mexican food. You will also find a wide array of wine-tasting opportunities ranging from larger wineries to smaller tasting rooms. If you prefer a picnic, check out several nice areas around town to enjoy your meal outdoors.
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