Named the “Happiest Place in the USA,” San Luis Obispo’s warm community and small-town charm offers travelers a taste of California’s cultural attractions, shopping and culinary experiences. Check out the nearly 40 lodging options— including bed and breakfasts, boutique inns, branded hotels and economy lodges— for the ideal accommodations when you visit California’s Central Coast.
Located in the heart of the Central Coast, San Luis Obispo is the perfect destination for any traveler. Whether you’re vacationing with the family, a getaway with friends, or a romantic weekend with a loved one, you’ll be sure to find an activity that suits you.
Take a step back in time at the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, founded in 1772. You might just happen upon one of the many events that take place in Mission Plaza. You can add a piece of gum to the 15-foot-high wall in Bubblegum Alley or can take a joyride on the Trolley through the Downtown SLO streets for just fifty-cents then stroll along the Creek Walk. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, hit one of the many hiking and biking trails that are easily accessible from various trailheads in the city.