5 Tips for Planning a 3-day Weekend Getaway

Three-day weekends are a great chance to finally take initiative on planning that trip you have been dreaming of. A 3-day getaway to California’s Central Coast can be just the getaway you’ve been waiting for. Find out how.

SLO County Activities to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Another summer, another bevy of activities to enjoy in the sun-soaked Central Coast. The natural world and pleasant weather makes this area a haven for outdoor enthusiasts all summer long. Additionally, our focus on wine, beer, and fresh, tasty food just go to show that we take our merrymaking very seriously.

Not Your Average Valentine’s Day: 4 Ways to Spice Up Date Night

Valentine’s Day is a special time everywhere in the world, but here on the Central Coast, we like to celebrate with more than just a dinner or a night out! We are lucky to be home to tons of different activities, like hiking, dining, and outdoor adventures. If you’ll be visiting the Central Coast this Valentine’s Day, try out these ways we celebrate! Even if you won’t be here in San Luis Obispo County for Cupid’s favorite holiday, customize these above average suggestions to match your city, and live like a true Central Coaster!

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6 Benefits of Booking Direct with Martin Resorts

When booking a hotel, travelers are concerned with one thing: getting the best price on their room. And who can blame them? To do so, people often turn to large online travel agencies like Expedia, Travelocity, Trivago, and others to find the lowest price available—little do they know, they’re looking in the wrong place. But worry not, #BookDirect Day is here to explain why booking directly is best for you, best for prices, and best for your overall experience.

5 Fun Ways to Spend Rainy Days on the Central Coast

Although beautiful San Luis Obispo County boasts about 300 sunny days per year, of course even the prettiest of places are bound to have a few rainy days! On those few gloomy days though, there is still so much to do from Pismo to Paso that will allow you to enjoy a fun-filled vacation on California’s Central Coast. More rain means gorgeous, green hillsides and an opportunity to explore more unique spots on the Central Coast, so check out our ideas below and get started!

Adventure into 2019: 4 #CentralCoasting Resolutions for the New Year

There’s no time like the New Year to say goodbye to old habits and welcome the opportunity to make exciting lifestyle changes. As 2018 comes to a close, we encourage you to take advantage of the wide variety of outdoor attractions available on the Central Coast by making the resolution to say YES to adventure! Offering surfing, fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking, horseback riding and more, the rugged landscape surrounding our California coast hotels serves as an idyllic backdrop for the New Year. Below, find New Year’s resolution inspiration for an adventurous 2019!

5 Tips for Braving the Polar Bear Plunge in Avila and Pismo Beach

What better way to welcome the New Year than running head-first into the shockingly cold water of the Pacific Ocean? Surprisingly enough, people willingly return year after year on New Year’s Day to submerge themselves in 50-degree water at Avila Beach and Pismo Beach’s Polar Bear Plunge events.  Sounds crazy, right? Try crazy fun!