#ShareSLO Blog

Category: Arts + Culture

Landscape view of San Luis Obispo town and mountains.
Arts + Culture

8 Interesting Pop Culture Facts About SLO

San Luis Obispo may be small in size but there is no shortage of fascinating stories that continue to build the city’s big character. With our close proximity to all the Hollywood glamor and ever-so-unique story, you’ll often find SLO is a hot item of pop culture. Lucky for you we have an unspoken rule ...
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Fresh Produce at the San Luis Obispo Farmer's Market
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Family

Your Guide To SLO Farmers’ Market

Here in San Luis Obispo, we’re fortunate enough have one of the best Farmers’ Markets of its kind happening every Thursday. The festivities take place in the heart of San Luis Obispo on Higuera Street in Downtown SLO beginning at 6 p.m. Each week, Downtown SLO hosts anywhere between 2,000 and 7,000 visitors and locals ...
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A furry dog in front of the yellow, floral print wall of Scout Coffee in San Luis Obispo. Featured Image by @cas_si.
Arts + Culture, Outdoor + Recreation

Top Insta-Worthy Places in SLO

Here in San Luis Obispo, there is an unspoken rule of thumb to document everything, always. With countless mesmerizing views and “Kodak” moments, there are #ShareSLO opportunities just about everywhere you turn. Whether you’re snapping a pic for 10 million followers, or just creating a keepsake for yourself, we’ve gone ahead and listed out our ...
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Flowers bloom on Madonna Mountain in San Luis Obispo, CA
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Family, Outdoor + Recreation

Affordable Weekend Getaway

San Luis Obispo is the perfect, affordable weekend getaway for those searching for budget travel options. Find things to do in SLO and make memories that will last a lifetime for less than $15. SLO’s affordable hotels, restaurants, and activities make it the perfect place to maximize your vacation dollars. CHEAP VACATION IDEAS FOR YOUR ...
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#ShareSLO Spelled out in front of the San Luis Obispo Mission
Arts + Culture

14 Things You Didn’t Know About San Luis Obispo

While San Luis Obispo may be small in size, there is no shortage of interesting facts about SLO. From haunted places—to Hollywood heartthrobs—to a bad “Wild West” reputation—our history has something to pique everyone’s interest. We’re talking about SLO facts so fascinating, you won’t be able to resist hitting that “share” button on your social ...
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Women blowing bubbles in Bubblegum Alley, San Luis Obispo
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink

Girls’ Weekend Getaway

Looking for girls’ trip ideas? Plan a weekend getaway to San Luis Obispo for a fun, fabulous and memorable weekend. San Luis Obispo features vacation ideas that you and your girlfriends will love to indulge in— spas, beaches, shopping, chocolate, wine tasting, delicious bites, outdoor activities, dancing, and nightlife. It’s time to let your hair ...
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San Luis Obispo Concerts in the Plaza guitarist and singer on stage in Mission Plaza.
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment

Summer 2019: Concerts You Should Be Here For

CONCERTS IN THE PLAZA Concerts in the Plaza is truly the bread and butter of summer in San Luis Obispo—and, it has returned for its 24th year! Enjoy a warm evening in our beloved Mission Plaza swaying to the beat of local bands, enjoying wine and craft beer of the Central Coast, and being amongst ...
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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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Green Hills with Sunset in San Luis Obispo
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink, Family, Outdoor + Recreation

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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Couple walking through vineyards in San Luis Obispo
Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Eat + Drink

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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