Located in the heart of SLO CAL, San Luis Obispo provides numerous fun and economic things to do for all ages, making it the optimal destination to bring the family. Visitors and locals alike can enjoy endless family-friendly and year-round options of things to do in SLO. Conveniently located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, SLO is an ideal home-away-from-home for summer, spring break, holidays and exciting weekend trips.
Visitors can enjoy some of our family-friendly attractions like Avila Valley Barn, Bubblegum Alley, SLO Botanical Garden, and the Charles Paddock Zoo. With countless parks and open space, theater productions, beaches, outdoor activities, farmers’ markets, museums, and more, your family will never be bored. There’s no wonder why San Luis Obispo is a family favorite location for many.