Things to Do in San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo is a vibrant city with a relaxed vibe and European-style culture on California’s magnificent Central Coast. A scenic one-tank trip between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo is a city of scenic grandeur and history surrounded by picturesque vineyards and a magnificent landscape of rolling lush hillsides, breathtaking ocean views, spectacular beaches and pristine lakes. Anchored by Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and the beautiful Mission Plaza on San Luis Creek, San Luis Obispo’s delightful downtown offers great shopping, outdoor and indoor dining, a sizzling night life, and it’s Thursday Night Farmers’ Market.
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San Luis Obispo Arts & Entertainment.

Home to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), SLO boasts a vibrant, intellectual energy and a diverse cultural ambiance. As sun sets, downtown San Luis Obispo offers an exciting nightlife with lively restaurants and watering holes with savory cuisine and live entertainment. Discover a myriad of exhilarating cultural attractions, such as the legendary San Luis Obispo Symphony, Performing Arts Center at Cal Poly, and the annual Festival Mozaic. Lovers of live theatre should check out SLO Little Theatre, one of the nation's oldest community theatres. Venture out for tantalizing cuisine at one of SLO’s popular restaurants, an intimate stroll along San Luis Creek, flavorful wines at Taste, or an evening of live entertainment . . . all moments from our San Luis Obispo hotel. Take a scenic 10-mile drive to Edna Valley, an acclaimed wine region with 30 charming wineries and vineyards.
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San Luis Obispo Museums and History.

One of California’s oldest communities, San Luis Obispo was founded around Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, the most beautiful of all California missions and a stunning example of 18th century Spanish architecture. Walk the Path of History to the Jack House, a restored 1870s Victorian home and living museum, and the County Historical Museum, with changing displays of old photographs and artifacts that bring SLO’s colorful history to life.
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Enjoy San Luis Obispo Shopping.

Downtown San Luis Obispo is a hip, energetic shopping scene with a variety of intimate designer boutiques high-end shops and popular retail chains. Walk lively streets and experience an exciting European-style culture as you savor seasonal harvests, world-class wines and innovative cosmopolitan cuisine. Escape to the peaceful walkways along San Luis Creek, stop by the many eateries overlooking the waterway and Mission courtyard, and check out Bubble Gum Alley. Kick off your weekend at the popular Farmers' Market held every Thursday on Higuera Street - from 6-9 pm, a mile-long marketplace where local farmers and vendors sell goods and produce. Sample unforgettable flavors, visit local shops and enjoy live evening entertainment.
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San Luis Obispo Outdoor Adventures.

The heart of the California's Central Coast, San Luis Obispo is surrounded by miles of national forest, state parks, sandy beaches, secluded lakes, lush hillsides and mountain ranges. Adventure seekers enjoy outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking, golf, rock climbing, bird watching, surfing, water skiing, sailing, fishing, swimming, and kayaking. Country roads and scenic terrain offer cyclists and runners a beautiful and exciting landscape for exploration. The Pacific Ocean and three major lakes in the county offer endless waters sports, marinas and boat rentals.
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Best Western Somerset Inn - San Luis Obispo, California (CA)
Located at
1895 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
Contact: 805-544-0973 Fax: 805-541-2805
Email : reservations@bwslo.com
1895 Monterey Street


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