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SLO in the News: April 2016

Posted May 26, 2016

From USA Today’s Top 10 Lists to Liquor.com’s Wine Trips of 2016, San Luis Obispo is hitting headlines everywhere! Here are a few highlights from April 2016.

USA Today

10 Best Small College Town

And SLO makes another “top 10” list as one of the Best Small College Towns in America by USA Today! Sitting at #7 in the nation, San Luis Obispo stands out for its lively and pedestrian-friendly downtown, relaxing wine country, delectable eats and unique, small town culture.

From Bubblegum Alley to the Architecture Graveyard, explore on campus sites to see and off campus classics that will inspire your next weekend getaway!

Draft Magazine

Road Trip: Seeking Beer on the California Coast

Who doesn’t want to hop on a craft beer road trip along California’s Coast? Draft Magazine made pit stops at San Luis Obispo’s Libertine Brewing Co. for a taste of their wild ales and Tap It Brewing Co. to sample their GABF gold medal winning IPA.

Hop on the SLO Beer Trail and sip your way through San Luis Obispo for a weekend! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for SLO Craft Beer Week, happening October 16-22, 2016.


These Are The Wine Trips You Should Absolutely Take This Year

Over Napa and Sonoma? Liquor.com wants you to visit Edna Valley for your next wine vacation this year! San Luis Obispo’s wine country offers over 30 wineries to choose from, sitting an average of 5 miles from the beach. When visiting the Central Coast, you’re lucky enough that wine and beach tasting go hand in hand.

Discover what San Luis Obispo’s laid-back wine country is all about and begin planning your Edna Valley wine trail today!

Photo by Niven Family Wine Estates

Spoon University

The 9 Best Farmers’ Markets on the West Coast

Spoon University names San Luis Obispo Thursday Night Farmers’ Market one of the best on the West Coast! From the delicious pulled pork sandwiches for the meat lovers out there to fresh local produce and fire roasted corn on the cob, there is a culinary delight for everyone. You won’t want to miss out on this foodie frenzy, happening every Thursday night at Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market.

Find more reasons why you need to add San Luis Obispo Thursday Night Farmers’ Market to your summer to-do list today!

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