SLO in the News: June 2017

San Luis Obispo is making headlines left and right! With so many wonderful things to do and bucket list attractions, SLO is known as one of the best towns to visit in California. From the Matador Network to Diversons LA, hear about the top media hits from June.

Matador Network

The Best Stop on Your Road Trip

Matador Network highlighted San Luis Obispo as the perfect place to visit during your California road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway. Emphasizing the thriving downtown, Higuera Street is lined with countless nightlife experiences, including lively bars, laid back lounges and theaters. Whether you enjoy wine bars, live music or DJs, there’s something fun for everyone.

During summer, Concerts in the Plaza takes over the historic Mission Plaza with free concerts every Friday night. With different local bands playing each week until September, it’s the perfect time to plan your trip to San Luis Obispo to enjoy these fun summer events and boogie down.

Mission bells of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Photo by Richa Joshi of Matador Network

Diversions LA

You’ll Have a Beery Fun Time

Year after year, San Luis Obispo has become known for having the best craft breweries in California with new spots popping up all the time. This month, Diversions LA highlighted the countless breweries, beer tours and festivals that you won’t want to miss out on whether you’re a beer enthusiast or brew master.

Hop on Beer Tours offers “well-curated tour of some of the best breweries in SLO,” including Tap It Brewing Company, Central Coast Brewing, Libertine Brewing Co and many more. You can always customize your experience with Hop on Beer Tours’ private tours, too. Whether you’re looking for a sour ale, stout, live music, delicious food, or just a place to hang out with friends and family, there are endless breweries to choose from during your stay in San Luis Obispo.

To get a better taste on San Luis Obispo’s beer scene, check out our Meet the Breweries series, featuring the brew masters of Libertine, Barrelhouse Brewing Co., Tap It, and Central Coast Brewing. Start planning your beer tasting adventure and book your tour today!

List of beers at Tap It Brewing Company in San Luis Obispo
Photo by Jack Burke of Diversions LA

Best Value Schools

SLO Charming

Downtown San Luis Obispo can’t be mentioned enough in the media! Best Value Schools calls out San Luis Obispo for its “great historic downtown, the star of which is the main Higuera Street” and for being very walkable. Known for being one of the liveliest, quaint college towns, SLO offers farm-to-fork restaurants, unique shopping, and fun-filled events.

When planning your trip to San Luis Obispo, make sure you stay on a Thursday so you don’t miss our renowned Thursday night Farmers’ Markets, which takes over Higuera Street. Here, you will experience local farms, restaurants, live music and performances, as well as our infamous tri-tip sandwiches. With SLO’s perfect summertime weather, it’s the best time to plan your trip and experience the vibrant happenings of San Luis Obispo.

Novo Restaurant Back Patio Seating
Photo by Best Value Schools

 

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Tags: Arts & Culture, Eat & Drink, Family, Outdoor & Recreation

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