Is Your City in San Luis Obispo County the Best Small Town in America?

Don't you just love our communities in San Luis Obispo County? We sure do! Here is a unique opportunity to tell the rest of the world about this great area, and a possibility to be titled as the best of the best!

Rand McNally and USA TODAY have joined forces to find the Best Small Towns in America.  After submissions, the cross-country road rally teams will visit 30 finalist towns to name 2012's:

  • Most Beautiful
  • Most Patriotic
  • Friendliest
  • Most Fun
  • Best for Food

While we feel our cities in San Luis Obispo County could be nominated for most, if not all of these categories, choose which one you think best fits your beloved town, and we are confident others will agree! So vote for your town's place on the map and be named one of the Best Small Towns in America! You can submit your vote, write reviews, and add photos of our beautiful Central Coast cities at

Encourage your friends and family to do the same because every vote counts!

Also, do you have a favorite restaurant, store, or activity that you think deserves national recognition? Here is your chance to submit them for an opportunity to be named one of 2012's Best Places in America. Show your favorite spots some love with opportunities in entertainment, food, shopping, and more!

And be sure to upload some of those great San Luis Obispo County pictures that have been collecting dust in your computer. Photos and reviews of your favorite destinations and stops will inspire votes and decisions.

All submissions, voting, and reviews must be made no later than Tuesday, May 15. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us or call Best of the Road at 1(800)777-8132.    


Write about your favorite towns and places in San Luis Obispo County and upload photos of real-life experiences.

Vote for your favorite towns in San Luis Obispo County to become Road Rally stops in one of the five categories and for your favorite places to be featured on Best of the Road.

Follow the annual Road Rally on their blog, facebook, and twitter.

Get the free app on your iPhone to view photos, videos and reviews from wherever you are.

Enter to participate as a road rally team. Keep an eye out for their blog for details!


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