January 31, 2017

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Discover Your Passion for SLO CAL this February

San Luis Obispo County offers the perfect opportunity to “Fall In Love”

San Luis Obispo County, CA (January 31, 2017) - Fall in love with the SLO CAL way of life this February in San Luis Obispo County. Spend your weekend on the glistening coastline, in a scenic vineyard or atop a grand vista. Bring your significant other, your family or maybe your close friends, as romance takes a new spin in SLO CAL, located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco along California’s iconic Central Coast. Throw out the typical “romantic” getaway and discover your passion for the outdoors, delicious food and wine, and artistic culture.

Explore the ideas below for the perfect “romantic” getaway or discover your own in SLO CAL this February. For trip ideas and planning information visit

Fall in Love with Nature - Romantic Adventure to the Max

Whether you are traveling in twos, fours or solo, SLO CAL will give you every reason to reminisce on why you fell in love with the great outdoors. With vibrant green hills, miles of hiking and biking trails, and an average of 300 days of sunshine, fulfill your sense of adventure the SLO CAL way. Jump on a paddle board and explore the harbor in Morro Bay, hike the hills of San Luis Obispo, paddle the surf in Pismo Beach or soar on a zip line in Santa Margarita. Soothe your mind and soul after a day filled with adrenaline by taking a soak in the famous mineral hot springs. Here’s a romantic tip: after an exhilarating day of riding the sand dunes, pack a picnic and dine under the vibrant sunset at the Oceano Dunes at Pismo State Beach.

SLO CAL Family Affairs

Romance month is the perfect time to show the kids your love with a family-friendly getaway where you can reconnect and escape the every-day. The crowds are light, providing your family with a slower-paced SLO CAL experience. Fall in love with the SLO CAL way of life as you get hands-on at a local farm with tours and you-pick activities. Take out a kayak in Avila Beach, where you can adventure to Port San Luis Lighthouse. Spend a day discovering the tide pools at Montaña de Oro, or playing with your four-legged friend at the dog beach in Cayucos. Get a little wild at the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero, the only place in SLO CAL to see a tiger and a lemur! Elephant seals in San Simeon and Monarch Butterflies in Pismo Beach bring a sense of delight to all. End your day with the warm crackling of a beach bonfire, combined with the fresh ocean air as you divulge in local artisan goodies and products.

A Cultural Rendezvous

What better way to spend your romantic weekend in SLO CAL than exploring the food, wine and culture of the region. With over 250 wineries throughout the San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles wine regions, and over a dozen farmers markets that offer fresh fare, your taste buds will thank you for whisking them away to a delightful foodie fling. Plan your evenings exploring the iconic art and architecture at Hearst Castle, or enjoy an array of artistic activities and museums in Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Morro Bay or Cambria. Live performing arts are a treat in SLO CAL and the perfect way to snuggle up and appreciate the array of talented locals performing just for you.

Explore the dozens of romantic activities at and book your stay with one of SLO CAL’s delightfully enticing Romance Package Deals. For more information on Romance Month, visit:


Visit SLO CAL is the non-profit countywide destination marketing organization. Its goal is to promote San Luis Obispo County through marketing, advertising, public relations, group sales, promotions, events and sponsorship branding the region as a choice destination for regional, national and international travelers alike. Visit SLO CAL works in partnership with tourism industry-related businesses including lodging properties, restaurants, wineries, activities, golf courses and retail stores to create a unified marketing approach for the county. For more information, visit