5 Coffee Shops in Morro Bay

Nestled along the scenic California coast, Morro Bay is home to many things: sea otters, sand dunes, and good coffee! For coffee enthusiasts seeking a retreat from the hustle and bustle, this coastal town features an array of coffee shops that offer not just a caffeine fix but also a warm and…

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Surf Gems - Partner Spotlight

Sustainable, wearable art made from upcycled surfboard resin. Surf Gems is a jewelry and lifestyle brand inspired by sustainability, local surfing culture and the natural landscape of SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County). While collaborating on producing her own surfboard, creator Abby Ahlgrim was…

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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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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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SLO CAL Crafters: Morro Bay Oyster Company

Morro Bay Oyster Company is a SLO CAL Crafted certified business that farms Pacific Gold Oysters right in Morro Bay. These oysters tend to be sold directly to local restaurants but are also available for travelers to purchase and take home. Pacific Gold Oysters are a hardy species of oyster that…

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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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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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