Community San Luis Obispo

Named the "happiest city in America," San Luis Obispo is your hub for bustling farmers' markets, craft breweries, local wineries, and award-winning eateries.

San Luis Obispo is home to the world-famous Thursday Night Farmers’ Market, Cal Poly University, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, and Bubblegum Alley. SLO, as the locals call it, is anchored by a charming downtown filled with boutiques, cafes, restaurants and entertainment.

  • Restaurants in SLO feature farmers' market cuisine.
  • SLO's world-famous Thursday Night Farmers' Market takes over downtown.
  • Catch a movie or even SLO's International Film Festival at the Fremont Theatre.
  • SLO is fun for the entire family. Kids love the Children's Museum!
  • For beer enthusiasts, SLO's craft brew scene is not to be missed.
  • Relax with a breathtaking view of SLO Wine Country.
  • Named one of the most bizarre places, Bubblegum Alley is a must-see!
  • Get in the Mustang spirit with an athletics game at Cal Poly State University.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts love SLO for its open space and views from above.
  • Cycle through the back roads and take in breathtaking views.


With a farmers' market nearly every day of the week, dining in SLO is a fresh, local experience featuring a variety of cuisines.

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Charm, luxury, convenience - you'll find a variety of lodging properties in SLO to rest your head after a day of adventuring.

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SLO features musical, cultural and culinary events year-round. Visitors can also hike, bike, shop, dine and sip their way around town.

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Quick Facts

- More than 20 wineries and 15 breweries - 35+ lodging properties - Acres of open space surround SLO, including more than a dozen trails for hikers & bikers - Located in the center of SLO County, 10 minutes from the beach

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San Luis Obispo Tourism Business Improvement District

San Luis Obispo Tourism Business Improvement District

(877) 756-8696

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