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 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’…

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…

Sunday Funday, #CentralCoasting Style

Everyone knows that Sundays are for the family. Here on the Central Coast, our #SundayFunday activities are as numerous as they are awesome! Read on for the best in Sunday activities for your stay on the Central Coast! Brunch at Ventana Grill Start your morning with an unbeatable breakfast at Ventana Grill. Aside from the unbelievable selection of delicious food (including a carving station, omelet and homemade tortilla bar, hot entrees, sea food station, fruit, salad, and dessert station), the views from your table are sure to impress! After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Art…

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…

Summer Date Nights #CentralCoasting Style

Sunset Drive In Take the time-tested favorite movie date night to the next level with a visit to Sunset Drive-In Theater in San Luis Obispo. At just $9 per person, visiting Sunset is a refreshing (and more affordable) take on the class dinner-and-a-movie date night. To make this date night classic even more unique, pack your very own picnic to enjoy in your back seat blanket fort. Concessions sold at the venue are very affordable as well. A large popcorn is just $5, and once you polish off the first bag during movie #1, head back to concessions for a free refill…

Tips for Celebrating the Fourth of July in Pismo Beach

Every year, the City of Pismo Beach hosts a unique Independence Day celebration enjoyed by San Luis Obispo county locals and far-flung vacationers, culminating in a spectacular firework display from the end of the Pier. Due to it’s immense popularity, Pismo is notoriously crowded on this evening of celebration. Read on for event information and tips for a Fourth of July to remember! Arrive Early Unfortunately, there aren’t many free parking spots within walking distance of the pier. Parking lots will fill early in the morning, and street parking will likely fill shortly after. Your best bet at getting a…

Father’s Day Beer Tasting Itinerary on California’s Coast

Father’s Day is right around the corner and there’s no better place to celebrate dad than on the Central Coast! Everyone has special traditions for Father’s Day, from a fancy brunch at a delicious new restaurant to breakfast in bed to show dad how much you love him. If you’ll be spending this Father’s Day on the beautiful Central Coast of California, consider trying out an up and coming activity: beer tasting! With a wide variety of craft breweries right here on the Central Coast and tons of tours to teach you about the interesting brewing process, this is a…