Church in San Luis Obispo

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

Those satisfyingly reverberatory bells heard around downtown emanate from this active parish dating from 1772. The fifth California mission founded by Padre Junípero Serra, it was named for a 13th-century French sai…
Museum in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

By the creek, this small gallery showcases the work of local painters, sculptors, printmakers and fine-art photographers, as well as traveling California art exhibitions.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Talley Vineyards

Unpretentious, value-priced wines set among rolling hillsides, with vineyard tours ($10, including wine-tasting flight $20 to $40) by appointment.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Tolosa Winery

No-oak Chardonnay, barrel-selected Pinot Noir and bold estate Syrah, with artisanal cheese, charcuterie and chocolate pairings on weekends.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Niven Family Wine Estates

Samples from six different labels inside an early-20th-century wooden schoolhouse, with two bocce ball courts outside.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Sextant Wines

Boisterous tasting room pours different varietals from Edna Valley and Paso Robles, with a tiny gourmet deli.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Chamisal Vineyards

In a rust-colored barn tasting room, tipple hand-crafted, small-lot wines grown mostly organically.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Edna Valley Vineyard

Sip Paragon Vineyard estate Chardonnay by panoramic windows overlooking fields of grapes.
Winery in San Luis Obispo

Kynsi Winery

Small, family-run vineyard pours cult-worthy Pinot Noir inside a cozy brick tasting room.
Street in San Luis Obispo

Bubblegum Alley

SLO’s weirdest sight is colorfully plastered with thousands of wads of ABC (‘already been chewed’) gum. Watch where you step!