10 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in SLO CAL

With 300 days of sun each year, plus options for surfing, hiking, mountain biking, and a whole lot more, SLO CAL definitely wins at outdoor adventure opportunities. What about when it rains, or when the sun goes down? Never fear: we’ve got that covered, too. SLO CAL offers near-endless rainy day…

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Harmony Glassworks - Partner Spotlight

Pull off along Highway 1 to see the town of Harmony and experience contemporary glass art at Harmony Glassworks. SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) is home to many unusual sights: a heard of zebras, an alley full of bubblegum, a castle on a hill, a movie set buried in sand dunes, a hotel covered in…

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72 Hours of Family Fun in SLO CAL

Day 1 Start off your perfect SLO CAL vacation in south county with pies and a petting zoo. Avila Valley Barn is ideal for a morning of fun, complete with tractor rides around the farm. During the spring months, the kids will love to pick their own berries straight from the vine. In the fall, pick…

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Experience Asian History and Tradition in SLO CAL

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, SLO CAL is proud to share four essential businesses to support any time of the year. Follow us from San Luis Obispo's Historic Chinatown to the bustling farmer's markets throughout SLO CAL. Each location is an important part of…

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Veterans Memorials and Museums in San Luis Obispo County

Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial in Atascadero 📍 8038 Portola Rd, Atascadero The Atascadero Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial honors military members today, not only with words but with this lasting tribute. The Faces of Freedom Memorial is a beautiful 70-foot curved wall broken up into two…

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Experience Native American Culture in SLO CAL

San Luis Obispo County, or SLO CAL, is known for its scenery, wide open spaces and authentic experiences, however, SLO CAL’s history goes much deeper than its natural beauty. SLO CAL is home to the Northern Chumash people who occupied the land since time immemorial. Acting as ancestral land for the…

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The Ghosts of SLO CAL

I get the best ghost stories from people on my ghost tours when I ask who’s experienced a haunting. They’re more like anecdotes than stories: brief encounters—with the dead rather than the living. The earliest ghost story in San Luis Obispo County, maybe the earliest in California, involves humans…

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Wind Your Way Along SLO CAL's Antique Trail

TANTALIZING TREASURES AWAIT ON SLO CAL’s ANTIQUE TRAIL Collectors and connoisseurs of all things from the past will adore the world of vintage and antiquities in the variety of antique stores found nestled around SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County, California). Home to maybe the most famous collector…

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