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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4th of July Events in SLO CAL

Let freedom ring this 4th of July in SLO CAL! Whether searching for family-fun, live music or a spectacular firework show, SLO CAL has it all. Check out these awesome events celebrating Independence Day and kick back beneath firework-strewn skies. North Paso Robles Fireworks Show in Paso Robles…

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How to Celebrate Father's Day in SLO CAL

Father’s Day in SLO CAL has your perfect line-up of food, music, beverages and activities. Enjoy an array of getaway experiences to satisfy everyone, including dad! STAY Hotel Cerro You’ll want to give dad a place to rest his head on Father’s Day at Hotel Cerro in San Luis Obispo after all this…

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Biking & Cycling Adventures in SLO CAL

Grab onto your handlebars and pedal into SLO CAL! Our scenic bicycle routes offer up a unique way to explore stunning coastal views, dreamy backroads and sunny, blue skies. From dramatic cliffs and pastoral farmland to the winding trails of rural wine country, SLO CAL is home to some of the most…

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Scenic Hikes in SLO CAL

Photo courtesy of @j_radventures, Instagram Take in the beautiful views of SLO CAL and get your steps in along the way! Nearly every SLO CAL destination is home to its own unique terrain and array of hiking trails. From the ocean vistas of Avila Beach to the mountainous overlooks in Santa…

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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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