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Great Gilroy Getaway:
Garlic, Garlic, Garlic!

People around the globe recognize Gilroy, California as “The Garlic Capital of the World” – and you’ll find garlic everywhere here!

Day One

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Gilroy is the ultimate destination for garlic lovers. There are plenty of places in town to get your fill of the town’s signature herb!

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Start your garlic journey in Historic Downtown Gilroy.Browse through the charming antique shops and boutiques to find unique garlic gifts and other treasures.

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Stop for lunch at the popular Garlic City Café and be sure to try the garlic soup (and garlic ice cream!).

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Stop to snap a selfie in front of the garlic mural on Monterey Street and share with #VisitGilroy to prove that you made it to the Garlic Capital of the World!

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You can also take a stroll down the Gilroy Historic Paseo to learn more about the city’s long love affair with the “stinking rose.”

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Make a pilgrimage to the ginormous Garlic World, stuffed to the rafters with gourmet goodies like garlic braids, Christopher Ranch garlic products, and a wide selection of wines, snacks, and sweet treats.

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Have dinner at Mama Mia’s Ristorante Italiano, which features Garlic Festival favorites on their menu all year long. Just don’t forget to bring your breath mints!

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Get a good night’s sleep at a budget-friendly hotel and rest up for another day of garlic adventures!