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SLO in the News: May

Posted June 30, 2017

San Luis Obispo is once again hitting headlines! From being named the best small town by Thrillist to scoring as the bucket list getaway by Jetset Times, here are some of May’s media highlights.


The Best Small Towns to Visit in All 50 States

This May, Thrillist featured San Luis Obispo as one of the best small towns to visit in California, making the list for its scenery, bucket list attractions, thriving wine country and so much more. From wandering through SLO’s art galleries to free summer concerts in the historic Mission Plaza, there are activities for everyone to enjoy while visiting San Luis Obispo.

Discover local artistic talent at Art After Dark, a free night of art and community held on the first Friday of every month. If you’re in the mood to listen to some local tunes, head to Concerts in the Plaza, happening every Friday during summer.



Road Tripping Along California’s Central Coast

Nestled perfectly in between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Toronto Star highlighted San Luis Obispo as a picturesque town while travelling the Central Coast. Located among beautiful rolling hills, Downtown San Luis Obispo is bustling with all sorts of things to do and attractions to see.

One remarkable, yet sticky, sight to see is Bubblegum Alley. This attraction can be found in the heart of downtown and is made up of 15-foot high walls marked with millions of pieces of chewed gum. Grab your gum and add your very own personal touch. Discover our top things to do in Downtown SLO to help plan your trip to San Luis Obispo, too.



The Bucket List Road Trip

Jetset Times named San Luis Obispo as one of the top getaway destinations between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a beautiful scenic drive, SLO offers the perfect weather for outdoor recreation including mountain biking, hiking, and kayaking along the coast.