5 Things Cal Poly Parents Should Know Before Move In

The transition from high school to college–it’s felt like the longest summer of both your lives. Your child has been ready for this weekend since they graduated in May, excited to begin the next chapter of their life at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. As a parent, on the other hand, this is a period filled with bittersweet emotions. Your child has grown up and is about to become a college student, away from home for the first time, discovering new friendships, interests, and aspirations. With all that to keep them busy,  will your child even have time to miss you?…

Best Brunch Spots on the Central Coast

Brunch is our favorite meal of the day for many reasons: you get to sleep in just a little bit later, a delicious mix of breakfast and lunch food, and a chance to enjoy some time with your loved ones.  Brunch menus always have the perfect spread of dishes that satisfy every person’s preference, like a classic Eggs Benedict or maybe even a Turkey Club. Salty, sweet, and delicious, brunch will always have our heart. Luckily, many restaurants on the Central Coast have began serving brunch, now providing us with tons of options to celebrate the weekend right. So work up…

National Burger Day Recipes for Summer BBQs!

Summer barbecues are the perfect way to enjoy warm nights and great company. Although summer seems like it may be coming to an end, the weather is still great here on the Central Coast.  This leaves plenty of time for you to get outside with your loved ones to enjoy great food and great company. Your barbecue menu can be repetitive though, and there are some many ways to spice up your burgers with more than just cheese, lettuce, and tomato! To celebrate National Burger Day today, gather some of these more unique ingredients to create the best burgers ever! Big…

6 Fun and Productive Team Building Activities

Summer’s coming to an end, and everyone is gearing up for a busy and productive fall. After everyone takes a summer break or is getting back into the swing of things, it’s the perfect time to strengthen your team and the things you can do together. Activities are a great way to build more connections, spark creativity, and increase the level of teamwork throughout all the different parts of your company. Try one of these team building activities soon, 1. Take a Group Trip A group excursion is always a great way to boost morale and productivity, while have a great…

8 Iconic Locations of the Central Coast

The Central Coast is beautiful in many ways. From the rocky cliffs of Big Sur, to the sandy beaches in Pismo, from the rolling green hills of San Luis Obispo, to the bountiful country side of Paso Robles, our little corner of California offers a more diverse landscape than most states are lucky enough to enjoy. Because of this varied terrain and our temperate weather conditions, filmmakers flocked to California in the early 1900’s as it made for the ideal location for filming year-round. However, locations all over the state are used as the setting for major productions that stretch way…

4 Stops You Should Make on the Drive from Orange County

The Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) is one amazing road. Stretching from southern California to the middle of Oregon, there are countless beautiful, breathtaking, and unforgettable things to do and see when traveling along all 655 miles. And here on the Central Coast, we’re right on the middle of the PCH, located in-between the two biggest metropolises in California: San Francisco and Los Angeles. We’ve already talked about some great stops on the road from San Francisco here to the Central Coast, and here we’re highlighting some of the best stops in Southern California. Read for information on these beautiful stops, and…

101 Spotlight: Free Beautiful Sights Around the County

Glistening pools of water in tide pools, jagged and striking cliffs, and rolling hills that lead to peaceful valleys: these are just a sampling of the beautiful sights that you can witness every day when you visit the Central Coast. This area is certainly not lacking in things to do outdoors, and many activities in our “101 Reasons to Exit Highway 101 Guide” also happen to be places that have fantastic views. Another great thing about these beautiful places that you don’t have to pay anything at all to visit them; there are never any admittance fees or parking fees in these…

Dog-Friendly Fun on the Central Coast

Planning most vacations usually includes having to make arrangements for dog sitters or reserving space at your local pet boarding, but not here on the Central Coast! Forget all of those stressful preparations because Martin Resorts has four luxury Central Coast hotels that are happy to welcome you and your furry friend with comfort, hospitality, and plenty of smiles. Instead of those pesky boarding fees, pack Fido’s bag too, so the whole family can enjoy a #CentralCoasting vacation. Pismo Lighthouse Suites offer pet-friendly rooms located near the heart of gorgeous Pismo Beach, California. This quaint beach village is the perfect spot for…