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“One of the 200 wonders of the world?” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bubblegum Alley

Bubblegum Alley
700 block of Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: Want a piece of ABC gum? Head to this fascinating, if somewhat unsanitary, walkway that features walls covered with gum of the "already been chewed" variety.
San Luis Obispo, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“One of the 200 wonders of the world?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This place is amazing and disgusting at the same time. Literally thousands of blobs of bubble gum stuck to the walls of an alley -- some in the shape of designs, some not.
Worth a side trip if you are touring San Luis Obispo or wine tasting.

Visited August 2013
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Morro Bay, California
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“Wow! Is it really?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I found it by accident. I never would have looked for it. But stumbling on to it, I was first awed. Then I had to ask a couple walking through if it was really all gum! When they said yes, my jaw must have dropped. How long it must have taken! And, no, I was not tempted to try a piece.

Visited August 2013
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Glendora, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“What can I say...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Well bring your camera's!! Leave your queasy tummy back at the room. Teachers this isn't something you haven't seen before except maybe done by "college" students...

Visited August 2013
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san francisco
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Weird but interesting?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Kind of thought it was gross and we kept stepping in gum which is not fun but it was an interesting thing to see.

Visited August 2013
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San Luis Obispo, California
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“Hold your nose and run!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Definitely worth walking through very quickly while holding your nose just so you can say you did to someone someday that you don't really care what they think of you. Just kidding, go check it out.

Visited September 2012
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