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America’s Best College Towns

San Luis Obispo, CA – San Luis Obispo has once again been named among America’s best college towns by Travel + Leisure magazine. The November issue of the publication lauded San Luis Obispo’s Farmers’ Market, outdoor assets and unique attractions such as the Sunset Drive-In as reasons for top marks.

The rankings are based on readers’ responses to the publication’s most recent America’s Favorite Places survey in which San Luis Obispo got high marks for being “just far enough from L.A. to give it a calm vibe, further enriched by the easy access to vineyards and dune-covered beaches.”

Other Cities included in the top 10 college towns are: Syracuse, NY; Lafayette, LA; Charlottesville, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Duluth, MN; Saratoga Springs, NY; Asheville, NC; Flagstaff, AZ and Boulder, CO. This recognition comes on the heels of two other Travel+Lesiure best-of lists that feature SLO, naming it one of America’s Favorite Towns in October and recognizing one of SLO’s more unique attractions, Bubblegum Alley, as one of the World’s Strangest Streets earlier this month.

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