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Bubblegum Alley, San Luis Obispo, California
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Bubblegum Alley has an estimated 2 million pieces of gum stuck to the walls of its 21-meter-long alleyway. Add your own.

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa in San Luis Obispo, California
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Two of California’s 21 historic missions, the meticulously preserved San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and San Miguel Arcángel, are still active in San Luis Obispo.

Photo: Dave Garth

Watching a twilight movie at the Sunset Drive-In
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Dating to 1950, the Sunset Drive-In movie theater is one of fewer than 20 drive-in theaters remaining in California.

Photo: Brittany App

Hearst Castle in San Simeon on the coast of San Luis Obispo County, California
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Nearby Experiences

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LGBTQ Pride celebration at Mission Plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo, California
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SLO PRIDE

Event

Pride in the Plaza

July

Sipping wine on a vineyard near San Luis Obispo, California
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Brittany App

Event

California Wine Month

September

The beachfront finish line of the City to Sea Half Marathon in San Luis Obispo, California
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Kaori Photography
Costumed participants in the Dia de Los Muertos San Luis Obispo parade
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Kelly Donohue
Annual Holiday Parade in downtown San Luis Obispo, California
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San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce
Celebrating fine cuisine during Restaurant Month in San Luis Obispo, California
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Brittany App

Event

SLO CAL Restaurant Month

January

Drinking local beers on a sunny day during the San Luis Obispo Craft Beer Festival
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Brittany App

Event

SLO Craft Beer Fest

February

Participating in the annual Poly Royal Rodeo, part of the California Polytechnic State University rodeo program
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Brittany App

Event

Poly Royal Rodeo

April

Runners compete in the San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half, California
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SLO Half Marathon
Sampling California wines during the Roll Out the Barrels event in San Luis Obispo
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SLO Coast Wine