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Kind of gross...but intriguing at the same time.

I took my sister to SLO and we stopped here. It was interesting to see and glad we went, but not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emilie S
What else you going to do with an alley?

I have seen these types of tributes to gum elsewhere, but the size and length of this alley makes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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.
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735 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3512
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my sister to SLO and we stopped here. It was interesting to see and glad we went, but not worth a second trip. The length is good and impressive for it being so well covered in gum. If you are in SLO, go...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chewed bubble gum stuck on a wall in an alley. Not reslly something to be proud of but DLO is proud of it

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have seen these types of tributes to gum elsewhere, but the size and length of this alley makes this one the best. Room to walk without getting sticky and a fun spot for a quirky photo op.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Who ever thought of sticking their bubble gum on these walls, telling enough others to do so, that it has become famous for so many wads of gum - every size, shape and color? Actually pretty fascinating to see! One of a kind place in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JanN216
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a big alley covered in the chewed gum of strangers. It sort of smells. If you’re unlucky, you’ll see other adult humans contributing to the gum. An act which requires contact with the wall. I’ll pass next...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AmericanRuby
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this spot several times and it always makes me smile. If you walk through the alley you can smell the gum, but most of it looks pretty disgusting. I would not go out of my way to see it, but if you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to it other than the novelty. It doesn't smell ( good thing) but not as colorful as one would assume. Much has decayed into brown- black near the bottom(expected).

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank reyc632
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

easy to find. Go early so that parking won't be an issue. Parking meters are very expensive. Great location!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank patylovestoto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will never understand this. It’s disgusting. I mean it’s an impressive amount of bubble gum, but why would you want to be completely surrounded by it? Nah, I’m good.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jessbefree
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Not sure what was the big deal. It was a super small alley with people’s old gum stuck on the wall. Absolutely disgusting.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Mike H
February 24, 2018|
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Response from andrewt3233 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of on street parking, as the alley is literally just off one of the main shopping streets
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davediggler24
June 16, 2015|
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Response from Lovinlife46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open at night. It is just an alley way between two buildings - open 24/7.
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davediggler24
June 16, 2015|
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Response from pdcirclem | Reviewed this property |
Bubblegum Alley is open all the time, every day!!
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