San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo Travel Guide

Articles about San Luis Obispo

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Hotels in San Luis Obispo

The Madonna Inn California has 110 themed rooms, ranging from the Caveman Room (think animal prints) to the Yahoo Room (cowboy, not Internet). It’s all tongue-in-cheek fun, including the garish hot-pink steakhouse.

Restaurants in San Luis Obispo

Try a breakfast Portobello Mushroom Benedict off of the seasonally inspired menu.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

This family-run vineyard founded in 1983 specializes in Riesling and Pinot Grigio.