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Outdoor + Recreation

Easy Day Trips from SLO

So, here you are. You’ve finally gotten a little time off from work and are ready to explore the Central Coast. No bosses. No timesheets. No instant messages popping up every two minutes. This is your time, and you’ve chosen to spend in the most charming place in California: San Luis Obispo. But, where to ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Celebrating Sustainability. Every Day.

Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has become a truly global phenomenon, with celebrations found in every corner of the world, including San Luis Obispo. It’s a day to look back on progress made toward creating a more sustainable environment while also discussing the challenges that the future holds. As we’ve previously shared with ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Hike, Ride and SLO Down to Smell the Flowers

Novelist Margaret Atwood once wrote that “in the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” In case you’re wondering, she meant that in the best possible way. Spring is the time for getting outside, exploring new trails, kicking up some dust and generally reveling in the longer, sunnier and warmer ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Escape for a Long Weekend in SLO This Spring

Snow can be massively overrated. This is especially true when the calendar says winter should be coming to a close, but the storms just keep rolling in well into spring. All that shoveling and scraping gets pretty old when you should be enjoying some quality sunshine and blue skies. We feel ya. That’s why we ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

A Budget-friendly Guide to San Luis Obispo

The best things in life, as they say, are free. There’s no place where that’s more true than right here in the charming heart of the Central Coast — San Luis Obispo. From day hikes to strolling around town to public art and all the sunsets you can consume in one trip, you’re in for ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Ten Ways to Say Hello to the SLO Life

What does living the SLO life mean to you? For many, it’s a mindset. A lifestyle to be embraced. A vibe that hits you as soon as you set foot into town.  Some will say a relaxed feeling comes over them whenever they’re here. Others might point to the myriad activities on offer in our ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

How Visitors Create a More Sustainable Future for San Luis Obispo

By definition, the future holds uncertainty, but one thing that is for certain: a better future hinges on our ability to pull together as one to help solve the climate crisis in every way we possibly can.  It’s for this reason that San Luis Obispo has committed to some ambitious climate goals for the next ...
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Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

A Wine and Wellness Getaway for Mom & Dad

Written by Jacki Carr Itinerary provided I felt around to tap my phone and check the time, as suspected, it was 3:31 a.m. and my child was crying for a snuggle or a dark hour ‘potty break’. I shoved the pup at my feet over and sluggishly moved out of bed to console her, take ...
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Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

SLO Your Roll: Relaxing in San Luis Obispo

When you want to SLO things down in your life, there’s only one place to go. San Luis Obispo boasts the most relaxing, yet engaging and fun activities anywhere in California. You don’t need any special gear or fancy tools. Just bring yourself, your friends and your family and use this guide to plan a ...
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Outdoor + Recreation

Bike Your Way Through the History of SLO 

Without a doubt, San Luis Obispo knows how to celebrate National Bike Month every May. Since 2007, the city has been designated a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists, and was even recognized at a gold level in 2015.  The city’s network of over 75 miles of bike paths, bike lanes, and ...
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