Top Spots

Bowden Ranch Trail (High School Hill)

San Luis Obispo, California

3.34 mi / 1286 ft gain

Hike Bowden Ranch Trail

San Luis Obispo, California

4.0
3.4 mi / 1279 ft gain

Madonna Mountain Loop

San Luis Obispo, California

4.47 mi / 951 ft gain

Lemon Grove Loop Trail

San Luis Obispo, California

2.33 mi / 443 ft gain

M Trail Loop

San Luis Obispo, California

2.48 mi / 610 ft gain

South Hills Trail

San Luis Obispo, California

2.26 mi / 413 ft gain

The P

San Luis Obispo, California

0.45 mi / 348 ft gain

Poly Canyon Loop Trail

San Luis Obispo, California

6.15 mi / 1020 ft gain

Serenity Swing

San Luis Obispo, California

3.52 mi / 607 ft gain

Places to stay

San Luis Obispo, California

Avila / Pismo Beach KOA

Santa Margarita, California

Santa Margarita KOA Holiday

Pismo Beach, California

Beach Retreat w/ Balcony, Walk to Shore & Downtown

From $98 / night

Pismo Beach, California

Walk to Beach! 2 Downtown Condos with Patios

From $487 / night

Pismo Beach, California

Downtown Hideaway | Walk to Beach & Restaurants

From $128 / night

Pismo Beach, California

Downtown Retreat | Patio with Grill | Walk Beach

From $128 / night

Guides and stories

Wine and Wanderlust: 72 Hours of Food and Fun in Paso Robles

Josiah Roe

A Solo Woman's Escape to Santa Maria Valley

Kristi Teplitz

Velo Vino: 30 Miles of Cycling Perfection through the Santa Maria Wine Country

Josiah Roe

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