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SLO in the News: May 2016

Posted June 29, 2016

San Luis Obispo continues to make headlines! From Thrillist’s 25 Best Small US Cities to Gear Patrol’s 72 Hours in SLO County feature, here are a few highlights from May 2016.


The 25 Best Small US Cities To Spend The Weekend

Nothing can stop SLO from making another “best of” list! Thrillist just featured San Luis Obispo as one of the 25 Best Small US Cities to spend the weekend. From wine bar hopping in downtown to exploring SLO’s amazing public art and  “the skate park that’s more like an interactive museum,” San Luis Obispo offers tons of weekend fun that you won’t want to miss out on.

Begin planning your weekend getaway by exploring endless things to do and SLO vacation ideas.

Photo by San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce

The Blonde Aboard

The Girl’s Guide to a California Coast Road Trip

Featured as one of her 20 trips to take in your 20s, road tripping along the California Coast is an adventure you can’t pass up this summer! With an overnight stop at the landmark Madonna Inn, the Blonde Abroad describes San Luis Obispo as “dreamy, eclectic and trendy.” Encouraging travelers to visit on a Thursday night for the lively Farmers’ Market in Downtown SLO, she also highlights wine tasting and perusing art galleries as musts when visiting San Luis Obispo.

Discover our list of top things to do this summer in San Luis Obispo, recently featured on our ShareSLO blog.


Gear Patrol

72 Hours in San Luis Obispo County, California

Wondering where to eat and drink, what to do or where to stay? Gear Patrol has you covered! Described as “where cowboys meet surfers,” Gear Patrol features the collection of small beach towns and winemaking regions that make up SLO County. Whether hiking in Montaña de Oro or sipping on specialty cocktails at Sidecar, SLO offers lively energy from morning to night.

Gear Patrol even points out that, “an overnight stay in San Luis Obispo is a treat for those looking for something to do once the sun goes down.” Get a taste of San Luis Obispo’s nightlife and a list of SLO Happy Hours today.

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