SLO CAL Crafted: Certified Gift Guide

SLO CAL Crafted celebrates the quality products created by local farmers, crafters and artists right here in the county. This holiday season shop at SLO CAL Crafted-certified businesses for all your holiday shopping needs. From food and drink to home goods and fine jewelry, you’ll be sure to find a…

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Experience Native American Culture in SLO CAL

San Luis Obispo County, or SLO CAL, is known for its scenery, wide open spaces and authentic experiences, however, SLO CAL’s history goes much deeper than its natural beauty. SLO CAL is home to the Northern Chumash people who occupied the land since time immemorial. Acting as ancestral land for the…

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36 Hours of Exploration & Discovery in SLO CAL

Stoke your curiosity with our two-day itinerary designed for maximum wow factor. SLO CAL is a great place to downshift, but if you want an action-packed, explorious getaway? We excel there, too. Discovery favors the curious in this corner of the world, where outdoor excursions, living history…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Wilde House Paper

Wilde House Paper was started by Megan Heddinger, the creative director and founder of the company. What started as an intention- using design as a medium to connect with others and the Earth- has now turned into a thriving sustainable paper goods company serving the SLO CAL area and beyond…

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The Ghosts of SLO CAL

I get the best ghost stories from people on my ghost tours when I ask who’s experienced a haunting. They’re more like anecdotes than stories: brief encounters—with the dead rather than the living. The earliest ghost story in San Luis Obispo County, maybe the earliest in California, involves humans…

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SLO CAL Crafters: The Place on PCH

Step into euphoria and gain inspiration at The Place on PCH. This collective art space has so much to see while being surrounded by SLO CAL’s natural beauty. The Place on PCH located in Oceano was started by longtime artist Darcy Badiali. Darcy has been an artist for quite a while and has been…

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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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