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The city of San Luis Obispo is located in a quiet green valley, surrounded by hills and volcanic mountains. San Luis Obispo, or SLO, as is affectionately called by locals, is a beautiful small town, a few minutes from California’s Pacific Coast, between Los Angeles and San Francisco. SLO has a lot to offer, be it shopping, restaurants, theaters, concerts and the famous Farmers Market with music, food and entertainment.
San Luis Obispo is located approximately 13 kilometers from the Pacific Ocean, offering 315 days of sunshine a year, nearly perfect weather. The typical American town center offers many shopping and cultural attractions. It is ideal for exploring on foot, thanks to its size and offers numerous shops and restaurants also several historical landmarks.
Influenced by the California Polytechnic University (CalPoly), offers the small town a vibrant nightlife for young and old. Many restaurants and bars offer “Live Music” and dancing. In addition, the festival offered promote local musicians, such as the famous summer concert series on the mission court. Beautiful beaches with a variety of options are easy to reach and visitors enjoy hiking and biking on the mountain trails and along the coast. The atmosphere is everywhere “laid back”. Here you will find tourists, surfers as well as cowboys.
Not surprisingly that San Luis Obispo was elected as “most livable” city.