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Going to Gilroy? Follow the “Road to Garlic”

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Jane Howard, Executive Director
Visit Gilroy | Gilroy Welcome Center
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Going to Gilroy? Follow the “Road to Garlic”

November 7, 2018 (Gilroy, CA): Visitors who want to savor all that the Garlic Capital of the World has to offer now have an easy way to find great garlic experiences in Gilroy, California. With new “Road to Garlic” maps in hand, tourists (as well as local residents) can go on a tasty treasure hunt and find all the best places to enjoy the town’s signature spice.

Garlic lovers will discover nearly 40 different shops, restaurants, and other attractions with window decals proclaiming their status as stops along the “Road to Garlic.” During their garlic pilgrimage, visitors can find garlic in every form imaginable at iconic stops like Garlic World, dine on favorite Gilroy Garlic Festival dishes at Mama Mia’s Ristorante Italiano, or take a spin on the Garlic Twirl ride at Gilroy Gardens. They can also find Instagram-ready photo spots at the garlic mural in Downtown Gilroy and bins of fresh garlic bulbs at LJB Farms.

And of course, no trip to Gilroy would be complete without a taste of garlic ice cream—which can now be enjoyed year-round at six different locations throughout Gilroy.

Jane Howard, Executive Director of Visit Gilroy, said, “The Gilroy Garlic Festival, held every year in late July, is what really put Gilroy on the map—and our community is immensely proud to be known as the world’s go-to garlic destination. Throughout the year, we get many visitors who come to the Gilroy Welcome Center who always want to know the best places to get garlic. Now, with our new ‘Road to Garlic’ maps, it’s easy and fun to enjoy a great Gilroy garlic getaway any time of year!”

The new “Road to Garlic” maps are sponsored by Christopher Ranch and are available at the Gilroy Welcome Center (located in Gilroy Premium Outlets Building A, near Forever 21).

For more information, go to www.VisitGilroy.com/roadtogarlic.