Kaitlyn C’s Secret SLO Spots

Kaitlyn is an Event & Sales Assistant at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. She’s from the Antelope Valley, the high desert which is just north of LA. After coming to San Luis Obispo for college in 2008, she’s been able to stay in the area for a few years since graduation. There’s a lot to love about the Central Coast, but Kaitlyn especially loves the local community and outdoor activities – she tries to hike at least once a week to take in the beauty that surrounds us here in SLO county. Kaitlyn likes to travel and has already had some…

Biking Through the Central Coast

Bike Riding through the SLO area is scenic, fun, and a great workout! There are so many trails, roads, and paths that you can follow to your heart’s content. Here’s a couple bike ride itineraries for your next trip to the Central Coast. When you want to get some sightseeing done the next time you’re on the Central Coast, ditch your car and bike there instead!           Pismo Beach Flat Ride              This 13 mile flat ride promises beautiful views.  1. Start at Dinosaur Caves Park and continue South on Highway…

Staff Spotlight: Kalie’s Favorite Wineries

Today we’ll be featuring Avila Lighthouse Suites & Inn at the Cove’s General Manager: Kalie H! She loves wine, just like us, and we thought we’d ask her for some advice on the best wineries in San Luis Obispo County. Kalie moved to San Luis Obispo for college, after growing up in Sutter Creek, California. She loves to hike, kayak, garden, wine taste, cook, host parties, and do anything outdoors with her dogs.  But one of her biggest passions is wine, something she learned about while working in the restaurant industry for several years. Q: Where do you like to…

Your Guide to Harvest Wine Weekend!

Harvest Weekend isn’t just one simple event. It’s a jam packed weekend, filled with grape stomping, delicious new wines, and winemaker dinners. But there’s no set schedule or “Harvest Weekend” ticketed event. Every event is through the individual winery, and there are a lot of wineries to choose from. The choices can be overwhelming! So we’ve put together a guide on what kinds of events you can expect from the weekend, and where you can go to get the perfect Central California wine getaway experience, tailored just for you! You can visit our website for specific itineraries and more information…