How to Make Memorial Day Memorable on the Central Coast

This Memorial Day, make it a weekend to remember with a trip to the Central Coast. Three full days at one of our Central Coast hotels, from Avila Beach to Paso Robles, is just enough time to relax, unwind, and experience the natural beauty of the coastline.

Travel Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Business travel can be high stress, high performance, and highly demanding, all of which can make it difficult to sleep. However, during trips that need to be productive, a good night’s sleep is essential for someone to perform at their best. Studies abound proving the benefits of 7-8 hours of sleep, including better productivity, higher memory recall, improved creativity, and a more stable emotional state. While some people have trouble sleeping, there are plenty of lifestyle choices you can make that will greatly improve the quality of sleep, leading you to benefit from these fantastic effects. The following tips will help you relax…

Picture-Perfect Places to Propose on California’s Central Coast

No matter if you call the Central Coast home, or home away from home, our little slice of Coastal Paradise has something different for everyone. Quaint countryside, stunning sunsets, or breathtaking views, San Luis Obispo county has countless beautiful places to pop the question. Here is our guide to the most unforgettable proposal spots around. 1. The Hilltop at Opolo Grab your sweetie and take a drive through Paso Robles’ beautiful Westside Wine Trail to enjoy a day of sight seeing and wine tasting. At the end of the day, take a drive up the winding road at Opolo to…

California Wine Month: Central Coast Wineries with Winning Whites

With over 40 winegrape varietals planted, Paso Robles wine country has a wine to please every palate. While 86% of the wine produced in Paso Robles are red varietals, interesting white wines are flourishing in the area thanks to the innovative spirit of our winemakers. For this edition of our California Wine Month blog series, we’re going to be focusing on Paso Robles’ wineries with award-winning white wines. If you’re more of a fan of reds, click here. Eberle Winery Founded 37 years ago by Gary Eberle, Eberle Winery was one of the three original wineries which created the Paso Robles…

California Wine Month: Central Coast Wineries with Excellent Reds

The Central Coast is famed for its production of delicious, award winning wines. Typically Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are the first to come to mind when thinking of Central Coast wines, however, winemakers from Arroyo Grande to Paso Robles have recently challenged this idea with r creations of beautiful, award winning red wines in a wide range of varietals. In Celebration of California Wine Month, we compiled a list of our favorite award-winning Central Coast red wines. Opolo Winery Opolo has grown wildly popular as a destination for locals and visitors over the past few decades. Located on Paso Robles’…

SLO County’s Recent Accolades

San Luis Obispo has always been special; we all know that Oprah declared SLO the “Happiest Place in America” back in 2011. But as the years go by, more people than ever are noticing its charms! Read on to learn more about the most recent national accolades that restaurants, businesses, and towns in our beautiful San Luis Obispo county have received. While we don’t need convincing to love this place, we’re happy that others always seem to be noticing! “Best Blend of Sunshine, Food, and Beaches” San Luis Obispo was named one of Outside Magazine’s “Best Towns of 2017”.  Highlighting the most…

California Wine Month: Central Coast Wineries with Delicious Food

In honor of California Wine Month, we will be running a series featuring wonderful wineries on the Central Coast. This week, we are focusing in on wineries with food options. Enjoying excellent wine with perfectly paired food is a tried-and-true way to while away a weekend afternoon. Baileyana, Tangent, & True Myth Tasting Room Baileyana Winery is beautifully situated among the vines and rolling hills of San Luis Obispo’s Edna Valley American Viticultural Area. Owned by the area’s pioneers, the Niven family, Baileyana’s charming school house tasting room is home to several distinctly Edna Valley varietals, as well as an…

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…