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Category: San Luis Obispo

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

Our journey to San Luis Obispo in July was for the sole purpose of completing the NorCal Mission Quest. Mission…

Mission La Purisima Concepción

Mission La Purisima Concepción is #11 (1787) and a working, thriving Mission. This was a complete surprise for us. In…

Mission San Miguel

San Miguel is #16 in the Mission chain (1797) and was built at the point halfway between Mission San Antonio…

Madonna Inn

Alex Madonna is the man responsible for most of the roads, bridges, and freeways in San Luis Obispo and Santa…

Mission San Antonio de Padua

Mission San Antonio is off the beaten path. It’s #3 in the Mission chain (1771) and is housed on what…

Bubblegum Alley, San Luis Obispo

Since we’ve visited TripAdvisor’s Top 2 germiest tourist destinations (the Blarney Stone and Seattle’s Bubblegum Wall), we thought it apropos…

Mission Soledad

We ended up visiting this Mission twice… because it was closed during our first attempted visit and we couldn’t approach…

Mission San Rafael Arcangel

For this 4th of July, we are doing a road trip from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo. The goal…

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