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…

5 Perks of Planning Summer Vacations Early

Summer is so close we can taste it! Summer on the Central Coast means perfect weather, lingering warm evenings drinking wine and listening to music, and adventurous outdoor activities to enjoy with the whole family. Read on and discover all the perks of planning that summer vacation early, all of which you can enjoy if you book in advance with Martin Resorts today for your next Central Coast vacation.

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entires: September

With October in full swing, we’re officially announcing it fall! Even though the temperature is dropping, the fun is still rising on the Central Coast. September brought new activities, new challenges and new ways to enjoy all autumn has to offer. However, the season change means it’s time to look back on some of our favorite #CentralCoasting moments from the past month! Our monthly Instagram contest rewards one randomly selected winner with a free night’s stay at one of our Central Coast properties. Want to enter? Simply hashtag your favorite photos with #CentralCoasting and be entered to win. Click here for more details…

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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OUR FAVORITE #CENTRALCOASTING ENTRIES: JULY

Another month has passed, another month full of beautiful sunsets, beach trips, wine tasting, and more! Life on the Central Coast is at its peak during summer—so soak it up! Now that August has begun, it’s time to look back at our favorite #CentralCoasting moments from the month of July

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Must-Haves for a Central Coast Summer Concert

It’s a warm late afternoon in the middle of summer, and you’re listening to live music, leaning back on a picnic blanket and feeling the sunshine warm your face. Near the stage are adults and kids dancing to the music, and you join the party while sipping on a cool glass of Central Coast wine. The friendly and relaxed energy of your neighbors and friends is palpable, and it feels like you have no worries.

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Photo-Worthy Spots on the Central Coast

You don’t have to be a professional photographer to capture the beautiful scenery that the Central Coast has to offer. From the cliffs of Montaña De Oro to the rolling hills of the Cuesta Ridge Botanical Area, it’s hard to beat our views.

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: June

It’s already July! Where has the year gone?! We’re in the thick of summer, and we couldn’t be any happier. Now that July is upon us, it’s time to look back at some of our favorite #CentralCoasting moments from June!