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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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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How to Celebrate Pride Year-Round in SLO CAL

Celebrate Pride in SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) even when it’s not Pride Month by planning the perfect vacation to the California Less Traveled. SLO CAL has a host of LGBTQ+ safe spaces that remain a welcoming place for all, even when the rainbow flags aren’t in season. Consider patronizing the…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Negranti Creamery

Negranti Creamery, based in Templeton, opened in 2011 and became the first creamery in the U.S. to offer 100% sheep’s milk ice cream at the wholesale and retail levels. Now expanded to retail stores along the west coast, and available for shipping throughout the U.S., this SLO CAL Crafted business…

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day in SLO CAL

Bring mom to SLO CAL, and you’ll have everything you need to give her a Mother’s Day to remember. From hotel packages and brunch hot spots to wine tasting and workshops, these are the experiences guaranteed to make her feel like a queen for a day. Give mom the gift of a getaway! Located on a…

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Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day Dinner in SLO CAL

Ready to fall in love? With miles of spellbinding coastline and rolling vineyards, SLO CAL has a way of bringing out the romantic in all of us. This Valentine’s Day, slow down and savor the flavor of SLO CAL with a table for two with a view. (Or a table for the whole family, a table for friends — or…

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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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SLO CAL Crafters: Harmony Valley Creamery

Harmony Valley Creamery is a hidden gem along Highway 1 that offers a big piece of SLO CAL history in a small vicinity. The creamery lives in the small town of Harmony, which is a great place to stroll, see local artisan goods, and try SLO CAL Crafted products like freshly made ice cream. Harmony…

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