SLO in the News: April 2017

In case you missed it, there has been a lot of buzz about San Luis Obispo recently! Making headlines in MSN, Huffington Post, Travel+Leisure, and LA Magazine, San Luis Obispo was featured as a top getaway near LA, a must-try destination for Craft Spirits, and a stop along one of the most scenic train routes in the U.S. Want to learn more? Check out a few media highlights from April 2017 below.

LA Magazine

A Perfect L.A. Getaway

Landing a spot at number 16 on LA Magazine’s list of 52 Perfect Weekend Getaways In and Around L.A., San Luis Obispo is highlighted as the perfect destination for adventurers and foodies with great places to stay at the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo.

LA Magazine emphasized how biking in SLO is a great way to experience the beautiful Central Coast. We couldn’t agree more, with the numerous bike paths San Luis Obispo offers from urban to mountain trails, anyone can enjoy biking in SLO!

They also highlight Scout Coffee for their yummy bacon-cheddar scones and Foremost Wine Co. for their deliciously unique entrees like crispy potato tacos. They also featured Libertine Brewing Company, one of many craft breweries in SLO, highlighting their 76 beers on tap. If you’re looking for more local favorites, check out our top 10 things to eat and best SLO craft beers.

Travel+Leisure

Not Just Wine Country Anymore

San Luis Obispo, located in the heart of the Central Coast wine country, is not only known for its delicious wine, but is now a “top destination” for craft spirits. Travel+Leisure ranked San Luis Obispo fifth among small metro areas as a place to enjoy craft spirits according to the Craft Spirits Tourism Index. Sounds like it’s time to visit SLO and sit back, relax and sip some unique cocktails!

MSN & Huffington Post

Take the Scenic Route to SLO by Train

All aboard the relaxation station! Take the train to San Luis Obispo and enjoy the incredible views along the California coast without the hectic bumper to bumper traffic. Featured on Huffington Post and MSN, Amtrak’s Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner are ranked one of the most scenic train rides in the U.S. Both routes have stops at the San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station, within walking distance of shopping, restaurants and accommodations in Downtown San Luis Obispo, making it easy and stress-free to travel car-free.

Tags: Eat & Drink, Outdoor & Recreation

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