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SLO in the News: February

Posted March 31, 2016

San Luis Obispo continues to create buzz around the United States with media features in Yahoo! Travel, Huffington Post and more. Here are a few highlights from February 2016.


America’s Best Wine Destinations

Edna Valley is on the rise as one of America’s top wine regions for both its quality of wine and breathtaking scenery. Over 90 wineries call San Luis Obispo County home, so it’s no wonder we ranked #6 on America’s Best Wine Destinations by SmartAsset.

Explore San Luis Obispo wineries and start planning your wine trail today. Interested in craft beer, too? You won’t want to miss out on our booming craft beer scene with seven breweries located in San Luis Obispo.

Yahoo! Travel

The Lazy Man’s Road Trip: A Scenic Drive from L.A. to San Fran 

While road tripping along the Central Coast, Lisa McElroy from Yahoo! Travel shared the hidden gems she found. From zip lining over a vineyard with Margarita Adventures to hiking in San Luis Obispo, she had quite an adventure.

The Most Fitness-Friendly Cities for 2016 

San Luis Obispo puts another “top 5” ranking under its belt with SmartAsset’s Most Fitness-Friendly Cities of 2016! When it’s sunny and 75 nearly year round, SLO provides the perfect landscape for outdoor adventures and active lifestyles whether biking the Bob Jones Trail or surfing along the coast.

News Fix

Here’s the Pizza Capital of Every State 

If you’re a pizza lover, time for you to visit SLO… first stop at Petra for their Tri Tip Pizza! With about 5.7 pizza restaurants per 10,000 people, San Luis Obispo is declared the pizza capital of California.

Darling Magazine

City Guide: San Luis Obispo 

Looking for a place to eat? Drink? Something to do? Darling Magazine featured a city guide of San Luis Obispo to inspire your next SLO getaway. Whether you enjoy exploring the local shops and galleries in Downtown or are seeking an outdoor adventure, SLO offers a wide variety of sights to see and explorations – fun for everyone.

“If you’re looking for a fun, relaxing, long-weekend getaway where you’ll feel like family and return home feeling refreshed, add SLO to the list.” – Natalie Stone

Looking for more activities in San Luis Obispo? Check out our list of things to do in SLO from horseback riding to watching a movie at the Sunset Drive-In.

Tune in every month for more “SLO in the News” features and don’t forget to #ShareSLO!