24 Hours in San Simeon and Ragged Point

Natural wonders, wildlife, and art make for a sweet stay in these sister communities by the sea The neighboring communities of Ragged Point and San Simeon are each a study in contrasts. They’re rugged as well as refined, otherworldly and yet totally familiar. San Simeon is where wealthy newspaperman…

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Cinema in SLO County

Have you ever been watching a movie and thought to yourself, "Hey, that place looks a little familiar." Odds are that location you think looks much like our beautiful SLO County, is in fact, beautiful SLO County! With the SLO International Film Fest right around the corner on March 15-20, we've…

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24 Hours in Grover Beach and Oceano

Bring your appetite for these two free-wheeling, flavorful communities on the coast. Bigger is definitely better in SLO CAL’s Grover Beach and Oceano. Set against a backdrop of towering sand dunes and world-class beaches, these communities live large and offer big thrills, big flavors and big-time…

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Top 7 Most Romantic Places to Pop the Question in SLO CAL

Are you ready to ask the one you love to get married? Gorgeous coastlines, beautiful vineyards, no-filter-needed sunsets, and perfectly quaint restaurants are here to help you pop the question in San Luis Obispo County. Whether you’re looking for something uniquely romantic, adventurous, or…

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Where to Find Epic Sunsets in SLO County

The sun sets every day, but the gorgeous array of colors cast across the sky never gets old and always changes. SLO CAL is no stranger to beautiful sunsets, so check out this list of some of the best viewing spots in the county. Terrace Hill in San Luis Obispo Photo provided by: I Hike SLO For…

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24 Hours in Arroyo Grande

Welcome to the land of friendly faces, fresh flavors, fabulous treasure-hunting, and high-flying fun The vibe in SLO CAL’s Arroyo Grande is unmistakably fun, friendly, quirky and creative. Here, glimpse a window into the past, with historic buildings and spaces, as well as antique and vintage shops…

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Scenic Hikes in SLO CAL

Photo courtesy of @j_radventures, Instagram 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…

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Where to Find Wildflowers in SLO CAL this Spring

Springtime in San Luis Obispo County (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…

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SLO CAL Brewery Trail: A Craft Beer Lover’s Dream

When I was considering relocating from Los Angeles to SLO CAL, the main draw was the burgeoning craft beer scene. I had been visiting San Luis Obispo County for a few years as it's only a three-hour drive from Northern Los Angeles County, perfect for a spontaneous weekend getaway, and I was always…

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13 Iconic Eats Every Visitor Should Try

The best vacations leave a smile on your face and a good taste in your mouth. Can you smell the tri-tip sizzling? How about that hot bread bowl of clam chowder? With so many famous SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) foods to devour, put your diet aside. Make your Instagram followers drool with these…

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