36 Hours of Living Life to the Fullest in SLO CAL

Seize the day? Absolutely. Live your best life with our fun-filled, flavor-forward, no-time-like-the-present itinerary for 36 hours in SLO CAL. There’s a reason “you only live once” became an acronym: it’s true! The sentiment has a way of snapping us back to the present moment, guiding us to savor…

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24 Hours in Creston, Shandon and Cholame

Have fun exploring the wild, wild west in this trio of authentic and picturesque ranching towns. Located along the northeastern edge of SLO CAL lie the little towns of Creston, Shandon and Cholame — a land of hay barns and fertile pastures, where cattle graze golden rolling hills reminiscent of a…

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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 contrast. They’re rugged as well as refined, otherworldly and yet totally familiar. San Simeon is where wealthy newspaperman…

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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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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 through a window into the past, with historic buildings and spaces, as well as antique and…

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24 Hours in Nipomo

Where you can discover the archeological remains of movie sets, wander native and historic gardens, and fill up on the best BBQ in the West. With its natural beauty, long ranching history, and beloved barbecue tradition, Nipomo represents SLO CAL at its authentic best. The town lies at the…

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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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4 Ways to Watch The Big Game in SLO CAL

In late winter every year, the avid and occasional sports fans among us gather to witness the football season’s final (and biggest) game. Here in SLO CAL, we consider ourselves lucky to have lots of places to watch, from gastropubs and sports bars to pizzerias and taco shops. Of course, we arrive…

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72 Hours of Family Fun in SLO CAL

Day 1 Start off your perfect SLO CAL vacation in south county with pies and a petting zoo. Avila Valley Barn is ideal for a morning of fun, complete with tractor rides around the farm. During the spring months, the kids will love to pick their own berries straight from the vine. In the fall, pick…

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