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Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Where to Stop, Sip, and Stay on Your Highway 1 Roadtrip

Chances are you know all about California’s Highway 1. The famous strip of road takes drivers up and down the Central Coast with countless landmarks to stop and see. But did you know that it cuts directly through San Luis Obispo roughly halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles?  Nestled in the emerald green Irish ...
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Arts + Culture, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Fair Trade Market | Q&A with LynAnne Wiest of HumanKind Fair Trade

HumanKind Fair Trade is not like most retail stores you’ve been into. As a nonprofit and fair trade marketplace, the shop’s goal is to provide income to artisans and farmers in the developing world. This small brick and mortar in downtown San Luis Obispo is making a big difference — and we sat down with ...
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Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Staying Forever Young in SLO

When you visit San Luis Obispo, don’t expect to be bound by the clutches of time. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa has stood downtown since 1792, the waves never stop crashing on the nearby shores, and the sun stays shining for most of the year.  The sense of timelessness when you’re here stands out, ...
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Outdoor + Recreation, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Climbing Gym | Q&A with Kristin Horowitz of The Pad Climbing

The Pad Climbing Gym started out nearly twenty years ago as the country’s first nonprofit bouldering gym, but it took until the pandemic for co-founders Kristin and Yishai Horowitz to get their business where they’ve always wanted it to be. Between running multiple businesses and training her dogs, we found time to sit down with ...
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Eat + Drink

Plan Your Oh SLO Sustainable Wine Tour

When you’re in San Luis Obispo, you’re never too far away from your next world-class glass of wine. Home to Edna Valley’s renowned chardonnays and pinot noirs, SLO has become an international hub for sommeliers to soak in the central coast sun while savoring their favorite flavors.  Better yet, a majority of the valley’s vineyards ...
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Arts + Culture, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Arts Supplier | Q&A with Shauna Jellison of Art Central

Art Central is more than just an arts supply store, it’s also a gallery, a classroom and a place for artists of all walks of life to come together. Longtime employee and a talented artist herself, Shauna Jellison, has worked alongside owner Etty Pacifico since 2013. We sat down with Shauna to hear how the ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Where to See SLO Abloom This Spring

It’s that time of year again in San Luis Obispo! Out with the winter blues and in with the sun-soaked spring season. The hills are returning to their perfect shades of emerald green, and this year’s spring wildflower bloom is fast approaching!  After a drier than normal winter, this year’s spring bloom isn’t expected to ...
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Family, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Wellness Center | Q&A with Natasha & Ryan of Sloco Health + Wellness

When their business had to close at the beginning of the pandemic, co-owners Natasha Prybyla and Ryan Heath spent their newfound down time rebranding Sloco Health + Wellness. They focused their energy and efforts into transforming their spa to a wellness center with an emphasis on treatments that don’t require close contact, like cryotherapy and ...
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Pet Friendly Hotels in San Luis Obispo

Ready to raise the woof with your furry friend? If you are planning a trip with your dog, there are plenty of pet friendly hotels in San Luis Obispo to choose from.  Dog Friendly Hotels in San Luis Obispo There are over 20 dog friendly hotels in San Luis Obispo, ranging from quaint bed & ...
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Family, Outdoor + Recreation

An Open Door to Outdoor Adventure in SLO

Spring in San Luis Obispo means fresh air and great reasons to get back outside and explore all the open spaces SLO has to offer. Whether it means bike rides through nature or a laid-back afternoon at the park, SLO has got you covered. Trail Biking and Hiking Go off the beaten path along the ...
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