Attrations

Here you’ll find the best of San Luis Obispo County’s abundant opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and experience its unique beauty, history, arts and culture. Our mild, sunny climate, pristine beaches, world-class surf, stunning peaks and lakes, and quiet country roads offer something for everyone who enjoys the outdoors. You’ll find popular attractions such as the famous Hearst Castle, historic missions, museums, wineries, performing arts, art galleries, antiques, boutiques, estuaries, wildlife and other points of interest. It is always a perfect time to visit the California Central Coast, conveniently located along Highway 101 half-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

San Luis Obispo County Attractions

Here you’ll find the best of San Luis Obispo County’s abundant opportunities to explore its unique beauty, history, arts and culture. You’ll find popular attractions such as the famous Hearst Castle, historic missions, museums, wineries, performing arts, art galleries, antiques, boutiques, estuaries, wildlife and other points of interest.

Hearst Castle

Magnificent Hearst Castle offers daily tours of this historic private 127-acre estate built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. The castle consists of unique artifacts, Renaissance art, ornate swimming pools, fanciful gardens and over 165 rooms.

Shopping & Farmer’s Markets

From Farmers’ Markets to antiques and unique gift shops, San Luis Obispo County has big shopping experiences in a small, intimate setting. Farmers Markets and quaint antique stores can be found in almost every city on the Central Coast.

Pismo Beach/Shell Beach

Pismo and Shell Beach offer long white beaches, rocky cliffs and spectacular sunsets. This classic California beach town offers superb dining and shopping, golf, the dunes, horseback riding, surfing, body boarding, or fishing from a 1200-foot pier.