With dozens of restaurants showcasing the best that San Luis Obispo County has to offer, and local farmers markets that run seven days a week, enjoying fresh, farm-to-table cuisine is simply part of everyday life. Whether it’s cheese and grass-fed beef straight from the ranch, seafood just off the boat, or a membership in a farm-direct CSA produce box, it’s all grown right in your backyard.Discover top local restaurants
A prime stopping point for artists and performers traveling between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo and nearby Paso Robles feature world-class music venues that host a wide variety of acts from across the globe.
Downtown San Luis Obispo is a thriving epicenter of Central Coast culture, featuring a wide variety of art galleries, shopping, and historical architecture along with a youthful energy driven by students at nearby Cal Poly State University.Read more about entertainment
The outdoors are a way of life here. Every corner of San Luis Obispo County offers the chance to hike, bike, kayak, or surf through what the area has to offer. Nearby Pismo Preserve features over 11 miles of hiking trails overlooking tranquil San Luis Bay, while Montana de Oro, Morro Bay, and Big Sur are only a short (and beautiful) drive away.SLO County’s top local hikes
With over 90 acres of estate vineyards providing grapes to dozens of wineries, ANZA Vineyard Estates offers the opportunity to experience wine country right in your backyard. Start the day walking through the vineyards, greeting the winemakers themselves along the way. Or, end your day enjoying wines grown from the vines you’ve come to know.
Only minutes away is the Edna Valley, home to over 30 wineries producing quality wines of international acclaim. And world-renowned Paso Robles, just 20 miles to the north, offers the opportunity to explore even more spectacular wines.