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.

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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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Margaritas & More: 4 Places to Drink Tequila on the Central Coast

The calendar is full of made-up holidays like National Relaxation Day, National Lighthouse Day, National Ice Cream Day… the list goes on and on. While we usually have a chuckle about these “holidays” and then move on with business as usual, there are a few that we can’t resist celebrating—National Tequila Day is one of those.

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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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6 Spots for Sunset Summer Sipping on the Central Coast

It’s one of those long summer nights, and you’re sipping on your favorite wine while soaking in the vibrancy of another colorful Central Coast sunset. What could be better? This dream could be reality this summer with a visit to the Central Coast, a region with no shortage of fantastic sunset views – and of course, local high-quality wine galore.

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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.