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San Luis Obispo Travel Guide, California

Located near Santa Maria in the awe inspiring region of California, is the beautiful city of San Luis Obispo which is a great holiday spot. The world famous California polytechnic state university is counted as one of the most popular landmarks of San Luis Obispo. The economy of this region is highly dependent upon the boutiques and electric shops located in the downtown area of San Luis Obispo. The overall economy of this region increased considerably in the past few years when more and more shopping centers were established downtown.

San Luis Obispo is not only home to Hearst Castle but also one of California’s most popular visitor attractions. It might not have as many sights as Los Angeles but they are still worth visiting.

The place, apart from its natural beauty, is also known for a delightful downtown which has great dining options to offer. The city also has magnificent shops and amazing nightlife. The tourists can enjoy historical walking tours and world-class performing arts center.

San Luis Obispo Travel guide -Economy & transportation

San Luis Obispo’s economy is completely based upon the downtown Center and The Court Street Center which include several stores incorporated in the nationwide chain of shopping stores. The economy of this place is also based upon the sea operations going on at the Marine Mammal Center near California coast. The economy of the place relies very much upon the tourism industry which gains benefit from the outdoor water sports such as kayaking, hiking, windsurfing, surfing, sailing, diving as well as kite boarding.

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport connects the city to several places and one can easily avail air services here. In order to get rail services, one can opt for Amtrak which is the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. Tourists can make use of the local bus services like SLO transit and SLO regional transit so as to travel around this region. Cycling and carpooling are other two popular travel modes adopted by locals as well as foreign tourists.

San Luis Obispo Travel guide -Education & culture

This place is full of world class educational institutions such as California Polytechnic State University, Laguna Middle School and Old Mission School.

San Luis Obispo’s culture is reflected by popular attractions such as The Madonna Inn, Bubblegum Alley, Carnegie Library and San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum. Some of the popular events of this state include Mardi Gras parade, Cinco de Mayo celebrations, the Tour of California, Olympic flame, and Mozart festival.

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