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…

Your Guide to California Wine Month on the Central Coast

This September, California Wine Month celebrates the beginning of wine country’s most anticipated event of the year: harvest season! This month is all about raising a glass to California’s hard-working vintners and growers and all that they bring to our local lifestyle, economy, and culinary scene.

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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…

Tips from a Local for SLO County Summer Concerts

Summer is in the air! Days are longer and nights are warmer, making it the perfect time of year to enjoy free outdoor concerts across San Luis Obispo County. From Paso Robles to Pismo Beach, many towns along the Central Coast host summer concert series in local parks and plazas.

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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. Check out these specials that will make your stay even more unforgettable.

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Celebrate Mom on the Central Coast

Who wouldn’t want to treat Mom to an amazing day on the Central Coast? Mother’s Day is a great excuse to get the whole family together and enjoy some quality time together. The Central Coast is the perfect spot to celebrate Mom this year with a delicious brunch or a weekend of wine tasting.

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Five Film Fest Favorites | 25th Annual SLO Film Fest

We all love a good movie, and with the 25th Annual SLO Film Fest right around the corner, its time we honor the makers of these masterpieces. The SLO Film Fest has been honoring film on the cinematic Central Coast for 25 years, this year’s event will take place March 12-17th in downtown San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.

8 #CentralCoasting Activities for When it Stays Lighter Longer

This Sunday, we “spring forward” to find our days filled with another brilliant hour of sunshine. Once Daylight Savings Time takes effect on Sunday at 2 AM, the sun won’t set on the Central Coast until after 7 pm, giving us plenty of time after work or school to enjoy the outdoors.