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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36 Hours of Outdoor Family Fun in SLO CAL

Breathe deep, get stoked and enjoy the scenery on a getaway with those you love most A family vacation can recharge your batteries, realign your values and restore your sense of togetherness. What better place to do it than in SLO CAL, the Land of Outdoor Fun? Here, you’ll find an itinerary for 36…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Talley Farms

Get a taste of SLO CAL's farm-to-table fare with Talley Farms produce. Talley Farms has been one of SLO CAL’s thriving family-owned and operated farms since 1948 when started by Oliver Talley. Today they are known for growing high-quality fruits and vegetables in SLO CAL’s Arroyo Grande Valley…

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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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Catch the Wave: Surfing in SLO CAL

Surfing is big here in SLO CAL and with 80 miles of accessible coastline, surfers from all skill levels are able to enjoy the spoils of SLO CAL's beaches. From classic California surf vibes to those resembling northern California, there's a scene and atmosphere for whatever experience you desire…

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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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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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5 Exciting State Parks Along Highway 1

Play the day away in SLO CAL, home to five must-see state parks where you can hike, bike, windsurf, fish and much more. Whether you’re looking for a big adrenaline rush or just want to reconnect with nature, these five California state parks are ideal for enjoying the great outdoors up and down the…

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