Bubblegum Alley, San Luis Obispo

#10 of 62 in Things to do in San Luis Obispo
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An alleyway with walls covered in chewed gum, Bubblegum Alley puts you in a sticky situation. You can choose whether to be delighted or disgusted with the multicolored, gloppy walls. Since the gum first started appearing in the 1950s, the city has attempted to clean it several times--but the gum just kept coming back. Pop culture has immortalized the attraction with songs, poems, and legends. Using our custom trip planner, San Luis Obispo attractions like Bubblegum Alley can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is as it says a bubble gum alley. People over the years have put their gum on the wall and it is still there. It is disguting & gross, but it's a must see  more »

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