8 days in San Luis Obispo County & Clearwater Itinerary

8 days in San Luis Obispo County & Clearwater Itinerary

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San Luis Obispo
— 4 nights
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Clearwater
— 3 nights
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San Luis Obispo

— 4 nights
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Explore San Luis Obispo's surroundings by going to San Simeon (Ragged Point Overlook, Hearst Castle, &more), Paso Robles (Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Garden & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Cambria (Fiscalini Ranch Preserve & Moonstone Beach Dr). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Montana de Oro State Park, grab your bike and head to Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and look for gifts at SLO Sweets.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read San Luis Obispo day trip site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Luis Obispo. In July, daytime highs in San Luis Obispo are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Clearwater

— 3 nights

Fun and Sun for All

Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Get out of town with these interesting Clearwater side-trips: Tampa (Busch Gardens Tampa Bay & Axe Throwing Tampa). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Clearwater Beach, do a tasting at Murielle Winery, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Clearwater holiday planner.

You can fly from San Luis Obispo to Clearwater in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from San Luis Obispo to Clearwater is 3 hours. In July, Clearwater is a bit warmer than San Luis Obispo - with highs of 90°F and lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Wildlife Areas
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.