Pismo Beach Clam Festival: Something For Everyone

Hip-hip hooray! The Pismo Beach Clam Festival starts this Friday! Back in the day, Pismo Beach was called the “Clam Capital of the World.” There’s even a type of clam named after the town, called the Pismo. Many residents in the 40’s and 50’s were filled with enthusiasm and excitement about the abundance of clams found in Pismo Beach, and created its most famous festival – the Pismo Beach Clam Festival – in 1946.     Now, exactly 73 years later, many of the clams are gone due to sea otters and overzealous hunters. But the Pismo Beach community keeps its roots and celebrates…

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: August

As fall slowly begins to creep in during September and school or work schedules begin to fill up, it’s time to look back at those last sweet seconds of summer! August was full of fun, sun and sand here on the Central Coast, but since the month is over it’s time to reminisce some of our favorite #CentralCoasting moments. Each month we hold an Instagram contest and with the hashtag #CentralCoasting and invite users to share snapshots of how they spend their time on the beautiful California coast! We randomly select a winner and reward that individual with a free…

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Margaritas & More: 4 Places to Drink Tequila on the Central Coast

The calendar is full of made-up holidays like National Relaxation Day, National Lighthouse Day, National Ice Cream Day… the list goes on and on. While we usually have a chuckle about these “holidays” and then move on with business as usual, there are a few that we can’t resist celebrating—National Tequila Day is one of those.

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INSTAGRAMMABLE ICE CREAM SHOPS IN SLO COUNTY

Warm summers in San Luis Obispo mean non-stop cravings for the best ice cream around. Not frozen yogurt or doughnuts – but only real ice-cream will hit the spot. Indulge in a cold and creamy treat from one of these trendy, totally Instagram-worthy Ice Cream shops…

4 of Our Favorite Festivals on the Central Coast

Festival season is upon us! The Central Coast is teeming with excitement about upcoming events sharing live music, fresh food, and delicious local drinks. But if you can’t go to all the best Central Coast festivals, then which one should you choose?

Central Coast Farmers Market Do’s & Dont’s

Neighboring California’s Central Valley, one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world, the Central Coast is lucky to have unparalleled access to some of the freshest produce in the world, which only gets better in the springtime.