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Stories and Tips San Luis Obispo

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A brief overview of San Luis Obispo.

Written by vondrejech on 13 May, 2011

I love San Luis Obispo (SLO), so much so that I moved here. I've lived here two years and I'm still amazed by the beauty...every day, yes, every single day. If you catch it in the winter and spring months it looks like…Read More

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A creek runs through it: Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Mission Plaza

Written by btwood2 on 21 Jun, 2005

Behind the shops and restaurants on Higuera Street’s north side, in downtown San Luis Obispo, you’ll find some lovely surprises. Mission Plaza is one. San Luis Obispo Creek is another. And, of course, the mission itself is the third. The creek sets…Read More

Wine Tasting in Paso Robles

Written by Emms137 on 02 Apr, 2006

Wine tasting is a must-do on the Central Coast, with up and coming wineries, which are currently producing some world class wine. A easy 40 minute drive to Paso Robles will offer you dozens of vineyards to chose from. They range in size…Read More

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Historic Arroyo Grande

Written by Barber E. Lane on 27 Dec, 2002

Having driven through Arroyo Grande on Highway 101 many times, I didn''t realize there was an old town section to this quaint central California coast town. Arroyo Grande is located 15 miles south of San Luis Obispo, 15 miles north of Santa Maria, and two miles…Read More

San Luis Bay Inn

Written by kajewski on 13 Aug, 2003

There were eight of us at the San Luis Bay Inn. It got a little crowded but two stayed a couple of days and then another two left 2 days after that. We were one of the lucky ones to have a view…Read More

San Luis Obispo, CA

Written by dglawless on 04 Mar, 2001

This was a stop on a two week car trip up the coast of California from L.A. to San Fransico. We stopped where ever we got tired and San Luis Obispo was attractive and close to Hearst Castle. It was a great town and we…Read More


Written by camera-gal on 04 May, 2001

The trademark of the Madonna Inn is that everything is pink. Well, not everything, but just about anything that normally seems inconspicuous is painted a bright day- glow pink. This is a short list of pink items I saw during my visit: trashcans pens paper sugar napkins paper towel holder plus much, much more... This…Read More

Driving the Pacific Coast

Written by camera-gal on 14 Nov, 2000

I have heard that driving on Highway 101 can be an awesome experience, but I disagree. I do not have a weak stomach nor ever get car-sick, but our drive from San Luis to San Francisco made my stomach churn. To the left…Read More

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