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Cal Poly Marching Band
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Outdoor + Recreation

Top Things to Do for Cal Poly Parents & Supporters

San Luis Obispo is full of outdoor adventures, rich history, fabulous, farm-to-fork dining, and much more. Whether you’re returning to Cal Poly SLO’s campus to visit your student or just vacationing in the area, you’ll get to experience the unlimited fun and activities that SLO has to offer all year-round. As your student settles into ...
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Eat + Drink

Top Sweet Treats in SLO

Life is short, eat dessert first! Lucky for you, San Luis Obispo offers many ways to satisfy your sweet tooth with a wide variety of delicious eateries. Read on to see what SLO locals enjoy indulging in, featuring the best bakeries, candy shops, ice cream parlors, and more. Apple Farm Bakery 2015 Monterey Street, San ...
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Ingram Family Photo with Sons and Mom

Living the Cal Poly Legacy

Hello! My name is Will Ingram, and I’m currently a third-year Marketing student at Cal Poly, minoring in Philosophy. My mom, Karen Ingram, graduated in 1987 with a degree in Business Organizations. My brother, Jay Ingram, is a first-year Materials Engineering student. Cal Poly has always been a part of our family, from Karen’s many ...
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SLOcally Made Showroom & Creative Pop-Up Market

Opening on Sunday, December 17, SLOcally Made is a collective comprised of local women makers that have come together to bring innovation, identity, and purpose to the local shopping community in San Luis Obispo. These local female makers, including Mini Makers, offer handcrafted artisan gifts, created in San Luis Obispo that are perfect for this ...
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Yoga at See Canyon in Avila Beach
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Getting Grounded in SLO

There is something magical about the SLO life, even if it’s only for a weekend. The beauty of this coastal location is that it’s just a hop-skip-and-a-jump from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco and Los Angeles. With just a few hours of road-tripping, you find yourself immersed with the fall colors, rolling hills of grapevines, ...
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A pumpkin in the San Luis Obispo Mission Plaza
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Family, Outdoor + Recreation

Top 10 Things to Do in San Luis Obispo: Fall 2017

Your travel arrangements are in place and the excitement of fall travel is beginning to build, so what’s the last step? It’s time to build your San Luis Obispo fall travel itinerary. Fall in SLO is a great way to experience local events, festivals, concerts, and more, so we’ve put together a list of our ...
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Runners running on a trail in San Luis Obispo
Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Guide to Running Trails in San Luis Obispo

Welcome, all runners, to San Luis Obispo, a community bursting with fun trails, races, and events that will make you want to lace up your shoes and hit the ground running! Whether you’re looking to keep up your fitness routine while on vacation, or you’re traveling here for a race, San Luis Obispo has activities ...
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A group enjoying wine at Granada Hotel & Bistro in San Luis Obispo, CA
Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Family

How to Do SLO: Bleisure

Visiting San Luis Obispo to attend a conference, meet a client, or close a deal? That doesn’t mean that your trip has to be all work and no play. San Luis Obispo is bursting with local eateries, coffee shops, art galleries, museums, concert venues, and outdoor activities that are built to make your business trip ...
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A boy exploring fresh fruit at the Downtown SLO Farmer's Market
Arts + Culture, Eat + Drink, Family, Outdoor + Recreation

SLO in the News: June 2017

San Luis Obispo is making headlines left and right! With so many wonderful things to do and bucket list attractions, SLO is known as one of the best towns to visit in California. From the Matador Network to Diversons LA, hear about the top media hits from June. Matador Network The Best Stop on Your ...
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Girls blowing bubbles of bubblegum
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment

Experiencing Bubblegum Alley SLO

I’m 5’7”, which is pretty tall, but do you want to know what’s even taller? Bubblegum Alley in San Luis Obispo! Standing 15’ high and 70’ long, this sticky, yet fascinating attraction in San Luis Obispo is 12.5x my height if you stretch its length. An incredible and simultaneously disgusting site to see, Bubblegum Alley is ...
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