SLO Ethnic Enclaves

SLO Ethnic Enclaves

Join architectural historian James Papp for a 2-hour walking tour through downtown San Luis Obispo. Explore the history, the personalities, and the remaining buildings of San Luis Obispo’s racial enclaves and cultural communities, from Chinatown to the...
Ghosts of San Luis

Ghosts of San Luis

Book Now As of 3/11/19, March tickets for all Ghosts of San Luis Walking Tours are completely sold out. April dates are now available. Thanks for your understanding! Take an evening walk through the ghostlore of the city. Stop where figures have been seen and voices...
Love for Sale

Love for Sale

Visit SLO’s historic red light districts, from Tiger Town to Frog Hollow. Along the way, meet their colorful amazons and denizenitas, like Lizzie Darling, and Victoria Duchi, and find out how the demi monde survived the Old West and modern SLO.
Ghosts of Christmas Past

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Learn the history of Christmas, as well as the strange story of how it was celebrated in Old San Luis, as you stroll the holiday-bedecked streets. Find out how Jewish, Chinese, and Anglo merchants all played a part; where we got Christmas trees in this arid climate;...
SLO, the SP, 101, and the Beats

SLO, the SP, 101, and the Beats

Jami Cassady at Secret SLO holding her mother Carolyn’s 1991 painting of Jack Kerouac, based on a 1952 photograph taken shortly before Kerouac’s stay in San Luis Obispo Jack Kerouac’s original 1951 scroll of On the Road, 120 typewritten feet, mentions San Luis Obispo...