Meet Martin Beckett: Director of Hospitality at The Piccolo

This September, Martin Resorts will be opening a new luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Paso Robles: The Piccolo. Rooted in the rich history of sister property, the historic Paso Robles Inn, and a celebration of the Paso Robles community, every aspect of The Piccolo has been carefully chosen to reflect the authenticity, originality, and attitude that makes Paso Robles such a treasured destination, from the locally crafted art and furnishings to the important role of Director of Hospitality. It is with great excitement that we introduce and welcome The Piccolo’s Director of Hospitality, long time local Martin Beckett, to the…

Indian-Summer Travel: Tips for the Best Time to Vacation

The first official day of Fall is just 10 days away, but you wouldn’t be able to tell on the Central Coast! Around here, we enjoy lingering summer days of sunshine and seemingly perpetual 75-degree weather, otherwise known as an Indian Summer! With lovely weather and fewer crowds visiting San Luis Obispo after the summer months are over, Fall is actually the best time to travel to San Luis Obispo County.

Less Clicking. More Sipping.

Why spend your precious time shopping around countless online travel agencies searching for the best wine country hotel rates when you could be sipping on fine Paso Robles wine in the sunshine already knowing you got the lowest rate by booking direct?

Green Monday: The Second Largest Online Sales Day in the US

During the holidays, it seems like the sing-song names for calendar days that boast online shopping deals never stop: Cyber Monday, Free Shipping Friday, Super Saturday, and even Black Friday. All these shopping holidays are great for your wallet, but how do you know what days will offer the best deals? Enter: Green Monday: the shopping holiday named by eBay nearly a decade ago for its high volume of sales and incredible deals. Step aside, Cyber Monday! Green Monday is the best day for deep discounts just in time for holiday gifting. Where did “Green Monday” get its name? Nearly…

Live Like a Local: California Mid-State Fair

As you might know, the California Mid State Fair is right here in Paso Robles.. and it’s coming up in less than two weeks! The big names in music that perform are a draw – including Jason Aldean and Meghan Trainor, but there’s much more to the Fair than just the musical acts. We want to show you the best way to experience it! We’ve divided the main parts of the fair into sections, and we’ll give you insider tips from our own experience and the experiences of other locals in San Luis Obispo County. Travel Stay at the Paso Robles…