Best Winter Activities and Events in SLO CAL

With sunny weather and chill vibes, winter in SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) is a bonafide blast. It’s no surprise: locals know the offseason offers all the incredible outdoor fun, wildlife encounters and food and wine adventures you’d come to expect from our dynamic slice of Central California…

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Best Fall Activities and Events in SLO CAL

Pumpkins, scarecrows and sunny beach days ahead! Fall in SLO CAL is all about enjoying a dose of outdoor fun alongside traditional seasonal festivities like hayrides, cider sipping and apple picking. Truly, it's the best of both worlds, as off-season travelers can expect temperate weather, uncrowded…

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Scenic Hikes in SLO CAL

Take in the beautiful views of SLO CAL and get your steps in along the way! Nearly every SLO CAL destination is home to its own unique terrain and array of hiking trails. From the ocean vistas of Avila Beach to the mountainous overlooks in Santa Margarita, we've compiled this list of some of the…

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Surfing in SLO CAL: Tips for Beginners

Surf’s up in SLO CAL! Whether you're a seasoned surfer or a newbie in the water, SLO CAL is your destination for tasty waves. With miles of pristine beaches, helpful surf instruction and convenient board rental shops, the only thing left to do is paddle out. Best time for surfing? The spring and…

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Explore Outdoor Spaces & Activities in SLO CAL

SLO CAL is known for wonderful weather giving you endless opportunities for outdoor fun all summer long. It’s the perfect time to get away as you explore miles of trails and acres of open-air spaces across the blossoming landscape. Add these outdoor experiences in SLO CAL to your summer must-do…

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SLO CAL Summer Fun for the Whole Family

Explore SLO CAL This Summer SLO CAL shines in every season, but in summer, it really sparkles. Around every corner, you’ll find something to eat, see, enjoy and do — not just for grownups but for the whole family. With uncrowded beaches, culture, history, flavor and entertainment, SLO CAL is a…

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Dylan Efron's "World-Class" Hometown Favorites

Episode 1 of 3 SLO CAL born and raised, Dylan Efron shows off the county that he and his brother Zac Efron call their hometown. During his video series in SLO CAL, Dylan explains: “I really believe growing up here shaped me into the person I am today.” See why this undeniably beautiful location gave…

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Your SLO CAL Spring Break Itinerary: 4 Ways

There’s something for every age and stage here. Whether you’re young or young at heart, the words “spring break” evoke a kind of wanderlust that’s impossible to deny. After the hibernation of winter, most of us want to get on the road, bound for a warm and welcoming destination. But where? Here in…

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7 Ways to Spend St. Patrick's Day in SLO CAL

Adventure lurks around every corner in SLO CAL, especially on Saint Patrick’s Day! Craving a festive green beer or an exploration of SLO CAL’s flush green Irish Hills? This is your guide to getting your Irish on and celebrating St. Patrick's Day in San Luis Obispo County. 1. Take a Green “Spring”…

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Where to Find Wildflowers in SLO CAL this Spring

Springtime in SLO CAL means the season of wildflowers. Winter rains give way to stunning pastel fields and green hillscapes most vivid from March to May. Sometimes the rain falls in such a sequence to create something truly magnificent: a superbloom. Ever heard of a superbloom? It’s when flowers…

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