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The glassy waters of the Pacific reflect the morning sun on this portion of San Simeon's elephant seal viewing area.
Public Domain. Photo by Martha Alejandre
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Elephant seals bask and converse on the wet sand on the San Simeon's Elephant Seal Viewing Area.
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Giant rocks jut from the deep blue Pacific in this view of the San Luis Obispo coastline.
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A herd of cattle enjoys a clear morning among wildflowers and spectacular mountain views.
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Locals and visitors peruse the abundant produce available in the San Luis Obispo area.
© February 2002 San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Conference Bureau.
Every bend of the San Luis Obispo Highway is full of absurdly beautiful plunging cliffs and deep blue ocean views.
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A bridge spans deep blue Pacific waters during a peaceful day along San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway.
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Clouds roll over deeply plummeting cliffs at Ragged Point Vista, just off of San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway.
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An adventurous windsurfer finds great waves near Cayucos.
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Old facades and wagon wheels retain the Old West feel of Cayucos.
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ATV-riding is a popular pastime on the Grover Sand Dunes.
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Waves splash onto the rocks at Montana Beach.
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Fishing boats are lined up at Morro Bay for the night.
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Fishermen spend the day on the calm blue waters of Morro Bay.
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A field of flowers extends to the hillside in Paso.
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Two men fish by boat in a small cove of Paso Lake.
Public Domain. Courtesy of San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Conference Bureau
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One of the most beautiful missions in California, the San Miguel Mission has had limited restoration but still remains in near perfect condition.
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The outline of two fishing poles contrasts with the background of blue waves and orange sky.
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A man and his son enjoy views of the sand and sea by horseback.
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One of many famed missions in California, the San Luis Obispo Tolosa Mission is now used as a parish church.
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Fine music and cultural events can be found at the Christopher Cohan Center for Performing Arts.
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The neon lights of the famous Fremont Theater glow against a black night sky.
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Golfers trek across a pristine golf course in San Luis Obispo.
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The architecture of this Atascadero building is only part of the significance.
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Visitors can get up close to exotic animals in the Atascadero Zoo.
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Visitors enjoy a day of biking and sight-seeing in Cambria.
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Restored buildings with old facades and neatly manicured walkways add to the charm of downtown Cambria.
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This view of Burton Drive is a typical street scene in Cambria.
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Evening sets on Moonstone Beach in Cambria.
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