3 Fun Places to Watch Football on the Central Coast

Fall is finally in full swing on the Central Coast, and you know what that means—it’s time to watch some football! Whether you enjoy attending games under the Friday night lights at local schools, clicking on the TV from the comfort of your own hotel room, or grabbing some grub and a couple of beers with friends at a bar, there’s plenty of opportunities here on the Central Coast for you to cheer on your favorite team.

7 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s finally time for one of our favorite holiday traditions – carving pumpkins! The Central Coast has an ample selection of quaint family farms where you can select your perfect pumpkin right where it was grown.

Why We Celebrate Paderewski in Paso Robles

This weekend, the entire town of Paso Robles will be hosting the Paderewski Festival, a four-day music festival celebrating the legacy of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, world-renowned pianist, composer, politician, and Polish patriot. You might be wondering why Paso Robles devotes an entire weekend to a Polish pianist, and the answer is this: Ignacy Paderewski became one of the most famous individuals to take up residence in charming Paso Robles, California.

3 Must-See Pumpkin Patches on the Central Coast

October is the time for all things pumpkin! With a pumpkin patch in nearly every city and town within the county lines, California’s Central Coast is a pumpkin-lover’s paradise. Check out our guide to the best pumpkin patches around for a day of family fun!

Late Fall Farmer’s Market Recipes

No matter how many times we visit the famous Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmer’s Market, we never get tired of the sights, sounds, smells, and seasonal offerings of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Situated in one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States, California’s Central Coast gets the first pick of fresh produce at local farmer’s markets, which make cooking delicious, seasonal food fun and easy! Here are three recipes that have inspired our farmer’s market picks this fall: What’s In Season?   Brussels Sprouts Roasted Brussels Sprout with Blue Cheese, Walnuts, and Cranberries (via A Cedar Spoon) Ingredients:…

Where to Photograph Fall Foliage

It’s finally beginning to feel a lot like Fall on the Central Coast! After weeks of a lingering Indian Summer, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome the changing Autumn leaves and a cool breeze! Below, enjoy our guide to the best places to photograph fall foliage on the Central Coast and get ready to step your Instagram game up a notch! When you visit these beautiful spots, don’t forget to use #CentralCoasting on your post to be entered for the chance to win a 1-night stay at the Martin Resorts property of your choosing. Vineyard Vines While California often…

How to Spend Harvest Wine Weekend

While the Paso Robles community loves to celebrate all things wine all year long, there’s something special about the crisp autumn air and colorful vines of harvest season that brings industry members, locals, and visitors alike together for one of the most exciting events of the year—Harvest Wine Weekend! This year, Harvest Wine Weekend runs from October 20th through the 22nd, with over 100 wine events spanning these 3 days of wine country fun.  While there is no official ticketed event for the festival, you can join us in honoring all that our local vintners and growers bring to the Paso…

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: September

Hello, October! With sunny and 75-degree weather still going strong, we’re greeting Fall with a literal warm welcome on the Central Coast! Before pumpkin spice and everything nice takes over, we are reflecting on all the #CentralCoasting fun our guests had in September! From California Wine Month to food festivals, there was never a dull moment. We love following along on your #CentralCoasting adventures, and hope you continue to share your adventures with us! Every month, our #CentralCoasting competition gives participants a chance to win a free night’s stay at one of the Martin Resorts properties by submitting their Instagram photos with the hashtag #CentralCoasting. At the…