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San Luis Obispo - The Best Place to Visit

Are You Happy? The Oprah Winfrey Show. Watch the video.

The Happiest Places in the World. Delta Sky Magazine. Read the article.

Dream Towns - Ten places we guarantee you'll love to visit (and maybe just stay in for the the rest of your life). Sunset magazine. |
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Lessons from Happy Town, U.S.A.
You'll Wish You Were Here.
Parade Magazine.
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Finding the Happiest Place on Earth. ABC News. Watch the video.

The Best West Coast Road Trips.  TravelNerd. Read the article.

Best Weekend Getaway. OC Weekly. Read on the web.

A sticky tradition in San Luis Obispo. San Diego Jewish World.  Read the article.

Best College Towns for Grown-Ups. MSN.  Read the article.

San Luis Obispo and Avila Beach: Discovering New Getaway Gems. San Joaquin Magazine. Read the article.

Photo courtesy of Sunset Magazine.18 Places to Welcome Spring. Sunset Magazine. About 10 minutes north of San Luis Obispo, meadows surrounding Shell Creek Road in Santa Margarita are carpeted with wildflowers. Read the clip.

18 coolest town in the US. Men's Journal. Read the article.

City of Joy. The Hindu (India's largest daily newspaper). Read the article

Video: Bubble Gum Alley. RTL Televizija (Europeon national broadcaster). Watch the video.

Where’s the “happiest place” in the United States? Not a theme park. UpTake. Read the article 

10 Favorite Bicycle Rides in the West. LA Times. Read the article.

10 Places for 10 Bucks and Under. LA Times. Read the article.

Highway 1 with kids: 10 fabulous pit stops between Los Angeles and San Francisco. LA Times. Read the article.

The Ultimate Wine Country Escape. Sunset MagazineRead the article.  

Top California Adventure Hot Spots. Outside Magazine. Read the article.

Edna Valley wines: Wander through this quirky, unassuming wine region just south of San Luis Obispo. Sunset MagazineRead the article.  

The final 12: Favorite vacation spots in the West. LA Times. Read the article.

10 Irresistible Mini Wine Country Escapes. Sunset Magazine. Read the article.

Best Places to Live. US News. Read the article.

In The West: 20 Towns of the Future. Sunset Magazine. Read the article.

S-L-O County, CA: Back Road Bonanza. SkyWest Magazine. Download the PDF 

Best Places to Live, #3. Sperling's Best Places. Link to the website.

100 Best Places to Live and Launch a Business, #78. Fortune Small Business magazine. Download the PDF or link to the website.  

Where to Live Next:'s Guide to Cultured Retirement, Top 15, Smithsonian. Link to the website.

Nine Great Places You've Never Heard Of. Mother Earth News, a magazine dedicated to sustainable living. Selected for its outdoor recreation options, vibrant wine industry, bevy of green builders and growing green business community. Link to the website.

Green Cities, #64. Sperling's Best Places. Link to the website.

Best Green Cities, #20. CountryHome magazine. View list on the web.

Most Competitive Public Colleges, Cal Poly, #10. Sperling's Best Places. Link to the website.

Ten Most liveable cities, #8. Sperling's BestPlaces for Costco Connection magazine. Download the PDF. 

Number of artists in the workforce, #15. National Endowment for the Arts. Download an abbreviated PDF report or visit the website for the full 150-page report.

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