San Luis Obispo County has something for all who enjoy the outdoors; everything from pristine beaches, quiet country roads, and a mild, sunny climate. Abundant wildlife includes seals, sea otters, sea mammals, monarch butterflies in winter, and over 200 species of birds. If you prefer to be active outdoors, there’s more info under the links below. Naturally, there are also abundant opportunities for active outdoor activities: golfing, fishing, swimming, biking, kayaking, hiking, surfing etc. San Luis Obispo County is also where art galleries abound – most presenting the paintings, sculpture, jewelry, photographs and other creations of the many talented local artists that have chosen to live here. In addition there are live theatre venues, symphony performances and a variety of museums.
There’s always something exciting going on in San Luis Obispo County – plays, concerts, fairs, festivals, sporting events, holiday celebrations, special museum exhibitions and other events. And don’t forget the crown jewel of the Central Coast – Hearst Castle – if you want to see world class art and antiques.