San Simeon

San Simeon Home to the world-famous Hearst Castle along scenic Highway 1, San Simeon offers sweeping views of the dramatic coastline. A short drive north leads to Ragged Point and Big Sur. An elephant seal rookery is situated on the west side of the highway. The beaches here are untarnished and beautiful.


Oceano The coastal community of Oceano is known for the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area--an exclusive coastline of beach that allows motor vehicles on the sand. Families and friends gather to spend the day in the sun and the evening to watch a magnificent sunset and build s’mores around a beach bonfire.

Los Osos

Los Osos This bayside, peaceful haven on the north coast of San Luis Obispo County is perfectly suited for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Enjoy pristine beaches, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, paddling, bird watching, and more in Montana de Oro State Park, which offers miles of trails with views of stunning coastline. Wildflowers bloom in the spring, and tide pools wait to be explored.

Los Alamos

Los Alamos Don't be fooled by the size. There is more than meets the eye when you can count only seven blocks of town. Formerly a stagecoach stop, Los Alamos is rich in Old West history and is surrounded by beautiful acres of vineyards, farms, and ranches. Los Alamos is referred to as “Little LA” by locals for its large share in the foodie movement as well as wine and...


Lompoc Home to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Lompoc is a town that embraces big-city art, deep culture, and small-town hospitality. Numerous outdoor murals tell the story of Lompoc’s past and adorn the storefronts in the older part of town. The nearby beaches provide a sanctuary for solitude as well as a haven for whale watchers, surfers, and fishermen. Lompoc boasts famous flower fields, award-winning wines, and exciting possibilities for outdoor...


Shandon Surrounded by grasslands, low hills, and a thriving agricultural region is the town of Shandon. This peaceful, quiet community is home to several large vineyards and both the San Juan and Cholame creeks. This area attracts young families and professionals.