This September – SAVOR the Central Coast of California

  When else can you have unlimited samples of the most delicious things the Central Coast has to offer – locally-sourced food, or delicious Paso Robles wine? Or when can you explore the area with guided tours with names like “Indulge in Ocean Rose Abalone on the Cliffs of Cayucos,” or “Find your Muse in the Gardens of the Paso Robles Inn?” Volvo Presents Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast was destined for those who, well, savor the best parts of life – its an epic foodie adventure that’s become an epic natural adventure in its own right. Imagine the scene: You’re sipping on refreshments and sampling appetizers while…

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…

Martin Resorts Makes Every Drop Count

California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its history.  At Martin Resorts, we are doing our part to conserve water. We are celebrating our newest green achievement – a thorough plan designed to slash our hotels water use by more than 25 percent – through initiatives implemented at our five hotels in San Luis Obispo County. “Over the past several years we’ve replaced every faucet, every toilet, and all of our laundry equipment to make sure we’re making every drop count,” said Margaret Johnson, our chief operations officer.  “The recent operational changes we’ve made are designed to lessen water usage at our…

10 Craft Breweries to try on the Central Coast

The Craft Beer movement is exploding, especially along the Central Coast. Although it’s a fairly recent trend, there is no shortage of locally-brewed beers to try out in the area. The growing number of options is a little overwhelming! To help simplify your beer-touring vacation on the Central Coast, we’ve complied 10 local craft breweries that have great quality brews with good variety and are representative of their communities.  Here, in no particular order, are 10 great craft breweries that we’re certain you will love. 1. Dunbar Brewing With a casual neighborhood ambiance in the tiny town of Santa Margarita, it would be easy…

Top 5 Friday: Our Favorite Central Coasting Photos

Hello, all! As you may know, our monthly #CentralCoasting contest gives participants the chance to win a free night’s stay at one of our five Central Coast resorts. Now that it’s the first Friday of the month, we’d like to recognize our June winner and share some of our favorite entries!   1. @marlowandcompany shared this cute photo with us! “Someone is enjoying the luxurious bed.” Clearly this little guy already knows the best ways to unwind at Pismo Beach’s The Inn At The Cove.   2.  @vanessaolguin lives walking distance from Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo, so the kids…