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: Maven Leather

Leatherworker and crafting extraordinaire Emma Thieme transforms leather into true pieces of art through her craft at Maven Leather. Maven is a boutique leather and design gallery with an open studio setting located in downtown Cayucos. The gallery is a local hub where visitors can see and…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Kelpful

Kelpful is a women-founded, worker-owned cooperative that creates seaweed-based pantry and self-care products made with kelp harvested right in SLO CAL. Kelpful was started because owner Melissa Hansen and team noticed there was a sustainable resource on the central coast that not many people knew…

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Paddleboard Like a Pro in SLO CAL

Glide with ease in Avila Beach, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach, and Cayucos Maybe you've seen standing ocean-goers gliding along the surf with paddles in their hand. They're certainly not surfing, although they appear to be standing on a board. It's not magic, it's paddleboarding! If you're an adventurous…

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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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