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Explore Downtown

Downtown SLO is filled with history, art, hidden gems, and more! Get out and explore.

Visitor Guide

Check out our official list of things to do and must-see spots here in downtown San Luis Obispo.

Visitor Guide

Arts, Culture, & Entertainment

Explore the art galleries, museums, and more within downtown.

Arts & Culture

Points of Interest

A wall of bubblegum, a tree that's been to the moon, and more — what else will you discover downtown?

Points of Interest

Parking & Transit Options

Downtown SLO is accessible via car, bike, bus, or walking! 

How to get here

Public Art

Downtown San Luis Obispo is home to all kinds of vibrant artworks by local and international artists. Thanks to the City of SLO’s Public Art Program, our public spaces will continue to flourish with art.

Stunning murals, whimsical sculptures, intricate mosaics — find it all on your stroll downtown.

Explore Art Downtown


Extend your time downtown and stay in one of our beautiful hotels!

Find a Place to Stay

Discover Downtown Blog

We're bringing you the inside scoop on all the best locations, restaurants, and things to do in San Luis Obispo's charming downtown. From hidden gems and local favorites to well-known attractions, we've got you covered with insider tips and recommendations.

Check it out!