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SLO in the News: February 2017

Posted March 31, 2017

With features in the Food Network, LA Times and Travelers Today, San Luis Obispo continues to make headlines for its delicious eats, natural beauty and bucket list attractions. Hear what all the buzz is about in our media highlights from February 2017.

Food Network

Golden State Grub: The Best Things to Eat in California

Featuring everything from garlic ice cream and avocado toast to In-N-Out’s Double-Double to clam chowder, the Food Network rounded up 30 of California’s most iconic foods and the best places to try them! Not to our surprise, San Luis Obispo made the list with Firestone Grill’s Tri-Tip Sandwich. The Network raved that “the tri-tip sandwich works as a standalone meal, but it’s even better with a side basket of seasoned fries.” We couldn’t agree more!

In a recent blog post, we also featured the legendary tri-tip sando on our top 10 must-have eats in San Luis Obispo. If you’ve got foodie fever, be sure to check out the rest of the list, our top brunch spots and favorite sandwich shops in San Luis Obispo!


Travelers Today

The Five Most Beautiful College Towns in America

It’s safe to say that San Luis Obispo is a slice of paradise! This February, Travelers Today named San Luis Obispo one of the five most beautiful college towns in America with its small-town vibes and fun filled activities. Home to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo offers a relaxing, laid back lifestyle with endless things to do. Travelers Today even said, “the amount of activities and excursions in the area are enough to make any student stay after college.”

Discover the top things to do this spring in San Luis Obispo, featuring collegiate baseball games, beach tasting, outdoor adventure and countless events. Start planning your spring getaway to San Luis Obispo today!


LA Times

Your California Bucket List

Rounding up all the essential experiences throughout the state, LA Times features new must-do adventures daily on their California Bucket List. In February, LA Times called out Bubblegum Alley and Madonna Inn as must-see attractions in the Golden State. It’s time for you to add these two items to your personal bucket list and visit San Luis Obispo soon!


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