Fine Dining at The Steakhouse

It’s an obvious choice if you’re staying at the Paso Robles Inn, but the on-property Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse is one of the Central Coast’s most prestigious restaurants. Starting from the quality of the food and ingredients, moving onto the actual experience and atmosphere, dining at the Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse is a premier experience. Since we’re a steakhouse, we naturally take the quality of the meat we serve very seriously. Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse is proud to serve Premium Certified Angus Beef. This is the highest grade that beef steak can earn, certified by the certified Angus Beef brand that ranks…

Paso Robles Historical Spots

The city of Paso Robles may be known for its renowned wine country and events, but this area was first occupied by the Salinan Native Americans and then pioneers who found solace in the natural hot springs and rich agricultural land. Gaining fame for its healing properties, El Paso de Robles became a dignified health resort where people flocked to enjoy the benefits of the mineral springs and mud baths. As the area continued to grow in size and business, Paso Robles as we know it today was developed, with the famous Paso Robles Inn and the many successful wineries….

Central Coast Entertainment on a Budget

Having a good time on the Central Coast doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to spend a bunch of money. Instead of revolving around over-the-top, expensive events, museums, and restaurants, the Central Coast is a bit more low-key, while still offering amazing establishments and interesting historical spots. Additionally, with the diverse and natural beauty surrounding us, there are plenty of entertainment options in the great outdoors that really don’t cost a thing. Read on for more entertainment on a budget, and we’re sure you’ll find something that sounds like a blast. Movies Wanting to see one of the latest releases?…

Things to Add to Your Central Coast Bucket List in 2017!

As you might know, there are plenty of things to do on the Central Coast, whatever the season. With 2017 just starting last week, we’ve been thinking about all the possibilities of the year, and all the things we haven’t experienced yet. Try adding these fun, but a bit uncommon, Central Coast activities to your bucket list this year and see all the things that you can accomplish! 1. Take Photos at the Oceano Dunes Nature is a phenomenal photo backdrop, especially somewhere as picturesque as the rolling Oceano sand dunes. Either explore the dunes on foot, or rent an…

Hidden Gems of the Central Coast: Cayucos Gas & Mini Mart

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 in the beach town of Cayucos is seemingly a normal gas station and market, but look a little deeper and you’ll discover delicious, incredibly authentic Mexican food. Cayucos & Gas Mini Mart is serving up some of the most savory,…

Who are the Nine Sisters?

If you’re from the Central Coast of California, you surely know who the Nine Sisters are. For those who aren’t as well-versed in Central California geography, the Nine Sisters are actually a chain of mountains, not people! Wildly popular for residents and visitors alike, you may have hiked one of these amazing peaks to admire the beautiful views and even spot another one of the Nine Sisters in the distance. The Nine Sisters are actually a group of ancient volcanic peaks positioned along the length of Central California, from San Luis Obispo to the Pacific Ocean. Also called the Cerros…

Follow the Whale Trail on the Central Coast

There’s a sense of wonder, awe, and amazement that is inherently connected to whale watching. If you’ve ever seen one of these ocean giants breach the surface of the water, you know exactly what that rush of excitement feels like, and why so many people are drawn towards chasing the Whale Trail. A highlight of the 4th Annual Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Celebration, the Whale Trail is a series of spots along the Pacific Coast where the public may view whales, dolphins, orcas, and other marine life from shore. Lucky for us, 7 of the 50 viewing sites are located…

Join the Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Celebration

Over the years, Martin Resorts has given visitors and locals alike 101 reasons  to exit Highway 101 and explore all that beautiful San Luis Obispo county offers. This month, we encourage you to exit Highway 101 take a detour along the Highway 1 Discovery Route, instead. While the Central Coast offers plenty of activities like wine tasting, shopping, and festivals, it’s the natural attractions that really make our area special. Along the Highway 1 Discovery Route, for instance, there are incredible opportunities to learn about and interact with the native marine life who call the Central Coast home. From Elephant Seals to Monarch Butterflies…