Scenic Drives in SLO County

For such a relatively small area, San Luis Obispo county has a great diversity of landscapes! Our coastal communities are very different, and offer beautiful and unique views. The ocean mist dramatizes the coastal cliffs near Pismo Beach, Morro Rock is a dramatic backdrop for several miles of sandy beach, and Avila Beach is a classic sunny California beach town near a heavily forested area that’s perfect for hiking. But what’s great about the Central Coast is that there’s much more than the coastal areas. Rolling vineyards, scenic country views, and rugged landscapes await travelers to the San Luis Obispo area….

How Martin Resorts is Helping Conserve the Earth

Martin Resorts is thoroughly committed to improving the environment; not only our environment in the tight-knit Central Coast community, but also our global environment across the county, the state, and the world. Sustainability, conservation, and giving back have become fundamental parts of who we are and what we hope to accomplish. In honor of Earth Day, we thought we’d talk about the efforts we’ve made to help and support our shared home. Water Conservation California has received a lot of rain this winter, but it’s not enough to make for the debilitating drought that we’ve experienced for years. Martin Resorts has made…

Best Meeting Room Configurations for Your Next Event

Hello, all. In order to make planning meeting events easier and more productive for our guests, we’ve added a 3-D Floorplan widget to the Paso Robles Inn‘s website. This visual tool makes it easier to see the amount of people that can comfortably fit in one of our four meeting spaces, and also shows a variety of different seating arrangements and room configurations. This blog goes along with the widget, and will explain different meeting configurations and their respective benefits, allowing you to make the best choice of configuration for your unique meeting. Banquet Grand Ballroom & Matador Room The Paso…

The Craft Distillery Movement on the Central Coast

We’ve already got vineyards, wineries, and craft beer… but a different alcoholic player is now booming on the Central Coast! The craft distillery movement, which was relatively obscure a few years ago, is now gaining momentum in wineries and several distilleries throughout Paso Robles. Craft distilling is the production of spirits like gin, whiskey, brandy, or vodka in a small setting; the term “Craft” generally denotes selling less that 40,000 cases a year. But in Paso’s wine-soaked region, the owners of vineyards are joining the movement in a distinctive way: by “recycling” the grapes they didn’t need in the wine process in order to create…