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“Bring some gum!”
Review of Bubblegum Alley

Bubblegum Alley
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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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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Bring some gum!”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Fun, silly thing to see when you visit SLO. They say it started as a senior class, high school thing --- some say it was par at of a rivalry between the local high school and college -- however it started, it seems to be here to stay. I've heard it's been scraped down a couple of times before, but that doesn't stop the spirited from leaving their sticky markings on the alley walls.

Can't say I've ever seen anything like it, so it's worth a peek. Just remember to bring your gum!

Visited December 2012
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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“who would have thought?”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

started out as just a couple pieces...then a whole row of brick- now a 'tourist' attraction. Agree that adults will find disgusting...children will love it.

Visited November 2013
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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Children may think this is cool”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Adults may find it gross, it is an alley with thousands of pieces of chewed gun stuck on the wall but kids, especially boys seem to find it cool.

Visited November 2013
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Fremont, California
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77 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“disgusting.... but you should see it if are around .. :)”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Disgusting... gross and weird. That sums up about everything you may want to say about Bubblegum alley. But like many others... we also had to go there and take a few pictures. The walls are "adorned" with gums all the way and we are welcome to contribute .. not me. too weird!!! Check it out if you are around the place . There are loads of restaurants nearby to for to stop by and enjoy some good food after

Visited November 2013
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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Truly a fascinating walk”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

One cannot believe just how many people have visited this site and left their DNA on this wall-LOL! It is a wonderment to see just how basic curiosity overcomes you when you are near this site.

Visited December 2012
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Thank CathyfromSLO
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