Sunday Funday, #CentralCoasting Style

Everyone knows that Sundays are for the family. Here on the Central Coast, our #SundayFunday activities are as numerous as they are awesome! Read on for the best in Sunday activities for your stay on the Central Coast! Brunch at Ventana Grill Start your morning with an unbeatable breakfast at Ventana Grill. Aside from the unbelievable selection of delicious food (including a carving station, omelet and homemade tortilla bar, hot entrees, sea food station, fruit, salad, and dessert station), the views from your table are sure to impress! After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Art…

Tin City: The Central Coast’s Newest Tasting Experience

Tin City is Paso Robles’ newest, most unique tasting experience. Located in an industrial park just south of Paso Robles, Tin City is home to over 20 winery, distillery, and brewery tasting rooms. Though Tin City is just a few years old, the 20-acre complex is a “drinker’s paradise,” says Patrick Brooks, partner at Tin City’s premiere craft spirit distillery, Wine Shine. This urban wine trail has garnered attention from locals and visitors for its easy navigation and full variety. At this early point in Tin City’s fledgling years, however, not every tasting destination has regular daily hours. Some, including BarrelHouse…

Central Coast Wine: Arroyo Grande versus Edna Valley

The Central Coast is home to one of the country’s most rapidly growing wine regions. While the Central Coast AVA is known for its high output of award-winning Chardonnays, two small and undiscovered wine regions in southern San Luis Obispo county stand alone in variety and quality. Just miles apart, Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande AVAs offer two distinct, yet equally remarkable wine trails. The two little-known appellations have come to be recognized for their remarkable quality and gorgeous vistas by wine experts around the world. Both Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande Valley wineries will be featured during the 32nd Annual Central…

What to Expect at Your First Pick-Up Party

Whether you’re visiting Paso Robles for the first time, just moved to town, or newly 21—there’s a lot to learn when you begin to dip your toes into the world of wine country. From tannins and terroir to appellation and aromas, there are many wine terms that you might not understand as a beginning wine drinker. “Pickup party” is another phrase you’ll hear a lot during your time in Paso Robles…but what exactly does that entail? We’ve broken down exactly what a pickup party is and what you can expect when you attend one of the many that happen in…

A Guide to Central Coast Coffee Shops for Business Travelers

Tucked in the coves and rolling hills of California’s Central Coast is an unexpected coffee shop capital that accommodates locals and business travelers alike. Small, locally owned roasting companies and craft coffee shops sprawl from the county’s seat in San Luis Obispo, adding yet another check box to the lengthy list of must-visits on your next trip to the Central Coast. Seemlessly mesh business with pleasure on your next corporate retreat with a visit to one of many cafes that are as interesting as they are accommodating. As if San Luis Obispo’s surprisingly rich coffee culture could not get any better, every…

Cool Pool Games

School may be starting soon, but summer fun on the Central Coast is still heating up! With an abundance of warm, sunshiny days under the clear California sky, there’s no better way to soak up what’s left of summer than with a day by the pool. Take in panoramic views of the glistening Pacific Ocean while you play like a kid again in the heated oceanfront pools at Avila Lighthouse Suites and Pismo Lighthouse Suites, the perfect backdrops to any #CentralCoasting family vacation. While you splash around in the pool, leave classic games like Marco Polo and Chicken Fights behind and…

Must-Try Wine Wednesday Spots

Making it halfway through the work week calls for a celebration, right? Right. Wednesdays are one of the best days of the week—we’re a couple steps closer to a weekend full of #CentralCoasting fun, and of course, it’s Wine Wednesday. There’s no better place to spend this midweek holiday than the Central Coast’s Napa-status wine country, so we’ve chosen some of our favorite spots to grab a glass and unwind to share with you. After a well-spent Wine Wednesday, the weekend will be so close you can taste it! Don’t forget to show us where you’re sipping by posting on…

Hidden Gems of the Central Coast: Libertine Brewing Company

One of the best parts of the Central Coast is its abundance of local shops, restaurants, and businesses that are totally unique to San Luis Obispo County. Travelers and foodies come from far and wide for a taste of the Central Coast’s beloved hidden gems like Hoagie’s, Sylvester’s Burgers, Del Monte Cafe, and the Gardens of Avila. The Libertine Brewing Company, based out of Morro Bay, is just another one of these local treasures. Recently, Libertine opened their flag ship restaurant in downtown San Luis Obispo, which has quickly grown to be a favorite hang-out spot for locals and visitors alike…