Central Coast Champagne for Toasting on NYE!

Year after year, New Year’s Eve calls for the bubbly. Popping bottles of champagne is an essential part of the celebration of the old year and the ringing in of the new. Luckily for Central Coast residents, there are no shortage of great quality champagne offerings from some of our favorite wineries in San Luis Obispo area. This year, celebrate with these fantastic sparkling wines, all of which are found in Paso Robles or San Luis Obispo Wine Country! Laetitia Winery Laetitia Winery, located in Arroyo Grande, might be a great first stop when you’re looking for sparkling wines. They…

New Year, New Shore Cliff!

On December 1, 2016 Best Western Shore Cliff Lodge officially transitioned to become Shore Cliff Hotel! There may be a lot of questions surrounding this change, but we are here to explain any and all questions regarding the transformation and hope our guests are as excited for the great things to come as we are. The overall goal in making this transitions is genuinely centered around the guest experience and providing each and every person who walks through our doors with an amazing stay at our property.  We are striving to provide the friendly, dedicated attention they have experienced previously…

Where to See Christmas Lights in San Luis Obispo

In addition to buying presents, going to holiday parties, and eagerly writing letters to Santa, a great part of the Christmas season are the sparkling decorations that light up our community every year. Read on for the best places to view beautiful and ambitious Christmas light displays in San Luis Obispo county. Cambria Christmas Market For a great introduction to the holiday, you can’t go wrong with the beautiful Cambria Christmas Market, which gets more popular year after year! Visit Cambria, an oceanside town about 45 minutes north of San Luis Obispo, for the best Christmas market on the Central Coast….

How To Create the Perfect Hot Cocoa Bar

There’s something special about a steaming cup of rich hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day that wraps you in warmth and comfort like a cozy blanket or a mother’s hug. Sitting by the fire with loved ones, listening to The Night Before Christmas being read to little children while sipping on delicious cocoa are the kind of moments that make the holiday season so memorable, and why we look forward to this time together all year long. This year, bring your family even closer over a cup of hot cocoa with a DIY Hot Cocoa Bar, similar to those…

Hidden Gems of the Central Coast: Gardens of Avila

The Central Coast is full of hidden gems unknown to the average traveler.  Residents flock to certain beaches, restaurants, and shops for unique and special items native to this area.  Although visitors love the abundance of delicious restaurants fit for the most devoted foodie, many of the best eateries are concealed in the midst of more popular or crowded spots.  Nestled on Avila Beach Drive hidden among the lush trees and the back road is the Gardens of Avila Restaurant. A great alternative to fighting the crowds at the many popular, oceanfront spots in Avila, the Gardens of Avila Restaurant is often given five…

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Meetings

We’ve all been there… at a boring meeting with a dull agenda that leaves us wondering “Why am I even here?” Even though meetings are essential in order for companies to work as a team, sometimes they can seem unproductive, or even pointless. Avoid the traps of a boring meeting by incorporating these 5 ways to spice up your meetings and boost creativity, productivity, and fun. 1. Visual Presentations Don’t get bogged down in a boring PowerPoint presentation filled with words. No one wants to read a paragraph up on a PowerPoint while also trying to listen and pay attention…

Steakhouse Secret Recipe: Candy Cane Brownie Trifle

  With Christmas just around the corner,  classic desserts  like sugar cookies and candy canes can be found on almost every dining room table…but not ours! Chef Ryan from The Steakhouse at the Paso Robles Inn has shared yet another secret holiday recipe from his cook book that will have everyone at your Christmas celebration drooling. Try his recipe for a delicious and sweet Candy Cane Brownie Trifle and leave the basic brownies behind by just clicking the image below to print. If DIY isn’t your style and you’d rather dine out this holiday, join us at the Paso Robles Inn…

1 City, 3 Ways: Avila Beach

Avila Beach is nestled in a unique corner of California’s beautiful Central Coast. Hidden just a few miles from Highway 101, this small beach town offers locals and visitors alike a more personal beach experience than other popular beaches like Pismo Beach or Morro Bay. Although smaller than Pismo Beach, Avila still boasts big adventure and a vast array of exciting activities. Whether you enjoy pampering yourself by the seaside, splashing around in the Pacific, or appreciating the area’s beauty from the peak of one of the surrounding trails, find exactly what you’re looking for to make your vacation dreams…