Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa: The Fifth California Mission

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is the fifth mission founded by Father Junípero Serra and the only mission to have an L-shaped chapel. Today the mission is located right in the heart of San Luis Obispo, which is a bustling college town along the coast of California. The mission here is free to visit, […]

Bishops Peak Hike: Summit Views Over San Luis Obispo

Located right off Highway 1 in the beautiful town of San Luis Obispo is a nice steep hike that provides amazing vistas of the town and coast. It is 3.5 miles round trip, but does about 1000 feet of elevation gain during that short hike and is not a walk in the park. When you get to […]

Madonna Inn – Eclectic Rooms, Amazing Food & Fountain Urinals

One of California’s most famous spots is the gem of a hotel located off Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo called the Madonna Inn. This hotel prides itself on having no one room the same, and the amount of weirdness present in the rooms creation are unlike any hotel in the world. It has rooms completely made […]

Bubblegum Alley: Gum Wall of San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obisopo is a beautiful place to spend a weekend, or even stay longer if you can afford it. It has hiking, wineries, shopping, breweries and a nice downtown shopping area where Bubblegum Alley is located. This small alley is almost always full of people and its gum wall is like an ever changing, […]

Morro Bay State Park and Morro Rock

Morro Bay is a beautiful little town located along highway 1 in between the elephant seals of Cambria and the sprawling beaches of Pismo. I have traveled their many times as it is a great stop or final destination for a vacation along the California coast. During my most recent trip we stopped there only […]