This California Region Expects New Daily DFW Nonstop Flight to Boost Tourism

A California region known for a famous castle, wineries, iconic ocean landscapes and an 18th Century mission is anxiously awaiting an influx of tourists from Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond.On Tuesday, American Airlines launched daily non-stop service between DFW Airport and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport to fanfare from California business and tourism leaders. The first incoming flight arrived to a water cannon salute and an airport director wearing a cowboy hat, boots and a Texas-themed shirt."Dallas opens a tremendous number" of new travel opportunities for workers and travelers to wine country, out-of-state students attending nationally-recognized California Polytechnic State University and their families, and tourists to regional attractions, airport director Kevin Bumen told the San Luis Obispo Tribune.San Luis Obispo County is home to the Hearst Castle built by publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst, the picturesque Morro Strand State Beach and dozens of wineries in Paso Robles. It also has a mission dating back to 1772.  Continue reading...

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