San Luis Obispo Travel Guide

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San Luis Obispo Overview

~San Luis Obispo is one of the Nicest places to live!~

SLO is one of the most well-known college towns on the west coast. Cal Poly has a reputation of being a party school.

San Luis Obispo is a smaller college town, about an hour and a half north of Santa Barbara, on the coast. It's a great little town to raise a family in, go to college or go on vacation. There's a real community feel, with lots of Mom and Pop businesses/restaurants, no drive-thrus and not very many "big box" stores. "SLO" (as the locals call it) was just named "The Happiest Place in the World to Live", by a National Geographic special and recently highlighted by Oprah and her TV show.

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Between LA and San Francisco, Morro Bay is located along the coastline of California. It is in San Luis Obispo County which is known as California's Natural Escape for good reason. The natur…
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