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Group of hikers in San Luis Obispo
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Family, Outdoor + Recreation

Be Here: 10 Reasons to Visit San Luis Obispo from Dallas

Hop on the next flight to San Luis Obispo and come be delighted here. Come enjoy the California way of life – SLO style. Located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo is a hidden gem along the Central Coast. Here you will find endless picturesque views, local cuisine, rolling vineyards, and ...
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Runners running on SLO backroads
Family, Outdoor + Recreation

Race SLO Half Marathon, Relay Races and YogaMusicFest 2019

The City of San Luis Obispo is excited to welcome thousands of visitors to town to participate in the SLO Half Marathon, Relay Races and YogaMusicFest. We had the absolute pleasure of meeting with Race SLO’s Founder and CEO, Samantha Pruitt, to learn more about her fitness journey and her connection to the Central Coast. ...
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Couple at Downtown SLO Farmers Market
Eat + Drink, Family, Outdoor + Recreation

Things to do in San Luis Obispo This Spring

Spring has arrived in San Luis Obispo and we couldn’t be happier. We were lucky enough to get our fair share of rain and it has left us with lush, green hills to hike, blooming wildflowers to see and inviting weather to take advantage of. What more could we ask for? Start planning your next ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Super Bloom: Top Wildflower Spots around San Luis Obispo

Spring has sprung in San Luis Obispo and thanks to lots of rain this winter, California is lucky enough to be experiencing a spectacular “super bloom” and it’s happening right now. This newsworthy natural event is attracting visitors and locals alike to venture out to the wildflower fields. Complementing the vibrant green landscape, you can ...
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Green Hills with Sunset in San Luis Obispo
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Weekend Trips from San Francisco to SLO

Whether you’ve been to San Luis Obispo dozens of times or you’re considering your first visit, this insider’s guide will help you plan your weekend trip from San Francisco. We have your trip covered with various routes to get to San Luis Obispo and how to enjoy every moment once you arrive. WAYS TO GET ...
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Dog looks out over San Luis Obispo County
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Pet Friendly Vacations

With an abundance of dog-friendly outdoor activities, San Luis Obispo is the perfect vacation to bring your furry friend along, including dog-friendly hotels and accommodations in San Luis Obispo, restaurants where pets are allowed to dine too, beaches that welcome dogs to frolic and play, and other events and attractions where your four-legged friends can ...
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Barefoot in Tolosa Winery Vineyard Featured Image
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Sustainable Weekend Getaway

When visiting San Luis Obispo, it’s easy to remember to take care of the environment when surrounded by rolling green hills, vibrant birds, rustling oak and sycamore trees, monarch butterflies and crashing blue waves. As gas prices increase and the cost of a plane ticket skyrockets, now is the perfect time to head to SLO for an ...
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Open-fire Santa Maria Style BBQ from F McLintock's at the Downtown SLO Farmers' Market.
Eat + Drink

The Best BBQ Restaurants in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo may be well known for world-class wine and craft beer, but what San Luis Obispo does best is BBQ. Whether you prefer Santa Maria-style barbeque, smoked or oak pit grilled, there is no shortage of tri-tip, brisket, ribs and pulled pork in SLO. Check out our roundup of some of our favorite ...
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A couple enjoying dinner in San Luis Obispo
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Romantic Getaway

With miles of pristine coastline, hundreds of beautiful trails, and a plethora of dining and shopping options, it’s no wonder Travel+Leisure named San Luis Obispo one of the most romantic cities in the United States. San Luis Obispo strikes the perfect balance between spontaneous adventure and relaxed luxury. Grab your sweetheart and start planning your ...
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Couple walking through vineyards in San Luis Obispo
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Top Tours in San Luis Obispo

What better way to experience all that San Luis Obispo has to offer than by taking a tour led by the people that know it best?! Whether you’re interested in learning more about local wine, craft beer, San Luis Obispo’s history or discovering the best local cuisine, there’s a tour option for you. Big SLO ...
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