Explore San Luis Obispo
The city of San Luis Obispo, CA, is known locally as SLO or SLOtown and is a beautiful vacation destination for those who love the great outdoors. So why not treat yourself —and your dog—to a stay at one of San Luis Obispo’s fine pet-friendly hotels and enjoy exploring the nearby canyons and state parks. The region stays relatively warm and dry all year round, and average summer temperatures can regularly top 80°F.
When to go to San Luis ObispoWith year-round sunshine, San Luis Obispo hotels are steadily busy throughout the year. The annual Cinco de Mayo celebrations and a traditional Christmas parade are among the highlights in San Luis Obispo’s calendar, so it’s worth booking your San Luis Obispo vacation to coincide with one of these for a truly memorable trip.
How to get to San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), to the south of the city, is easily reachable from the city’s downtown district by airport shuttle, bus or taxi. Amtrak rail services stop in San Luis Obispo, linking the city to destinations including San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles. Bus services within San Luis Obispo are operated by SLO Regional Transit, while cycling is another popular option.
Why visit San Luis Obispo?The most famous San Luis Obispo attractions include the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, a restored 18th century church, and the 1940s Art Deco Fremont Theater, both located in the downtown district. A number of mid-range hotels, including the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo are nearby and in an ideal location for sightseeing. The Madonna Inn, a kitsch motel featuring a rock waterfall urinal, is also popular with curious visitors.
Where to stay in San Luis ObispoHotels.com lists a range of accommodation options, ranging from bed and breakfasts and cheap hotels in San Luis Obispo to an exclusive resort in San Luis Obispo, such as the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. Before you book your stay, make sure you read the various San Luis Obispo reviews on our website to help find the right place for you.