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With endless things to do in San Luis Obispo, great weather, friendly people and a variety of accommodations, it’s a great time to plan your next affordable getaway to SLO. Travelers looking for family-friendly activities can find plenty to do at the Children’s Museum, SLO Skate Park or Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market. Escape to SLO for the weekend with friends and enjoy farm-to-table cuisine at one of the many restaurants in SLO or sip local craft beer and wines. Book your stay, and start filling your itinerary with things to do in San Luis Obispo today. Be sure to also check out the many upcoming events in San Luis Obispo.

San Luis Obispo Art & Culture

Arts and culture are thriving in San Luis Obispo with its museums, art galleries, and theatres. Showcasing both local and international talent alike, SLO provides an assortment of things to do to fuel your creative side and cultural enrichment.

There’s no shortage of sightseeing opportunities and hands-on workshops to inspire you and light your creative fire.

San Luis Obispo Attractions & Entertainment

Whether you are interested in exploring the historic Mission San Luis Obispo De Tolosa, venturing off to Hearst Castle for a day trip, or making your mark at Bubblegum Alley, San Luis Obispo will never cease to entertain you.

Architecture fans will revel in San Luis Obispo’s diversity of building design, including must-see attractions like the Cal Poly Architecture Graveyard and one-of-a-kind boutique resorts like Madonna Inn.

San Luis Obispo Restaurants & Bars

San Luis Obispo’s ever-evolving food and drink culture is something to be celebrated. With farm-to-table style food and innovative drink concoctions, SLO shines as a foodie destination. Home to hand-crafted brewers and winemakers, urban gardeners, and original chefs, San Luis Obispo will wow you with quality food and drinks.

Family-friendly options also abound, including quick bites, sit down restaurants, ice cream, dessert shops and more.

Things To Do in San Luis Obispo With Family

San Luis Obispo provides numerous fun and affordable things to do, making SLO a great family vacation spot. With beaches, hiking, farmers’ markets, museums, Bubblegum Alley, and more, your family will never be bored. Conveniently located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, SLO is an ideal home-away-from-home for summer, spring break, holidays, and fun weekend trips.

San Luis Obispo Outdoor Activities

San Luis Obispo is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, with endless things to do from hiking and surfing, to horseback riding, zip-lining and so much more. With plenty of beaches surrounding SLO, like Morro Bay, Avila Beach and Pismo Beach, there is no shortage of places to get out and enjoy the breathtakingly stunning terrain. Plan the ultimate outdoor adventure getaway on the Central Coast!

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