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A smiling couple having a picnic with wine in the open San Luis Obispo hills.
Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

The Perfect Picnic in San Luis Obispo

Our clear skies and gentle climate make the perfect excuse to have a good old-fashioned picnic no matter what time of year it is. Regardless of your style, we have the perfect afternoon picnic for you. Now, all you have to do is enjoy! The Wine Lover’s Picnic Wine is a staple of the San ...
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A woman in workout gear holding a yoga pose in front of Mindbody in San Luis Obispo
Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Be Well Here: The Ultimate Wellness Destination

San Luis Obispo is the quintessential spot to foster an environment of whole-wellness. Did you know being outside in the fresh air is clinically proven to help reduce stress levels, promote healing and increase happiness? Or that SLO hosts one of the largest Farmers’ Markets of its kind—boasting anywhere between 2,000 and 7,000 visitors weekly, who ...
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Rays of sunlight beaming from the horizon of Madonna Mountain against blue skies of San Luis Obispo. Photo by @jacob.kenyon
Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Be Here: Summer 2019 in San Luis Obispo

Soak up the sunshine and good times in San Luis Obispo this summer. With countless new restaurants, hotels, tours and events, it has truly been a transformational time —in the best way possible. With this said, we encourage you to be here in SLO for Summer 2019, whatever that means to you.  We’ve rounded up ...
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SLO Bike Month
Outdoor + Recreation

Bike Month in San Luis Obispo

May is National Bike Month and there’s no doubt that San Luis Obispo is a paradise for mountain bikers, cyclists and recreational riders! Discover a few of our favorite biking trails from relaxing, recreational rides to rigorous, mountain biking trails. Plus, find out about San Luis Obispo’s National Bike Month events so you can get ...
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A tan dog at Avila Beach
Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

Dog Friendly Things to Do in San Luis Obispo

This April, we’re celebrating our furry friends in dog-friendly San Luis Obispo! With sunny skies and endless outdoor activities, San Luis Obispo is the ideal pet-friendly destination. Whether you are a local or just visiting, you and your four-legged sidekick should be here. We have endless options for pet-friendly hotels in San Luis Obispo. Hotels, restaurants, ...
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a girl kayaking in clear blue water
Family, Outdoor + Recreation

San Luis Obispo Day Trips

With countless hidden treasures along the Central Coast, visitors are bound to want to explore. San Luis Obispo acts as the perfect adventure hub whether you’re taking a day trip to Hearst Castle or venturing down to Solvang. Explore our day trip ideas full of endless things to do in San Luis Obispo County and ...
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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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