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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SLO CAL Crafters: Beryl Jewelry

Beryl Jewelry is a gem-forward, small-batch jewelry line created by Cindy Sassaman. As a Cambria local, Cindy has been crafting up these handmade treasures that are inspired by the colorful and intricate gems she collects. Cindy comes from a creative family and grew up always surrounded by…

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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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Learn the SLO CAL Lingo

“Over the grade” This has nothing to do with your GPA. When locals say they're going “over the grade” they mean they're headed over the Cuesta Pass—a steep, seven percent grade between San Luis Obispo to the South and Atascadero to the North. The view at the top is truly stunning, showcasing coastal…

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Highway 1 in SLO CAL

Some of the most getaway-worthy views in SLO CAL are best seen from behind the wheel. Grab your keys, sunglasses and partner (two-legged or otherwise!), and discover the secrets of SLO CAL on a leisurely cruise along California's most iconic drive - Highway 1. With access to restaurants, wineries…

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