Holiday Travel 3 Ways

It’s the greatest time of year, but the holiday season is not without its own stressors! From anxiety over gift shopping, to airline nightmares, things can get more than a bit crazy during the winter months. This year, we are taking a break from it all with a visit to California’s Central Coast with family, coworkers, or loved ones. Give yourself the gift of travel this December for a year-end recharge, and retreat from the inevitable holiday stress. Family Whether you are visiting relatives on the Central Coast or just getting away from your home town’s holiday hustle and bustle,…

Children’s Day: Kid’s Holiday Activities

It’s not just the shining gift wrap and scrumptious holiday treats that make the holiday months the greatest time of year. We believe the best part of the holiday season is sharing it with family and friends. We’ve made a list of our favorite kid-friendly holiday activities and checked it twice! Read on for more on our holiday favorites. Santa’s House in Mission Plaza Come visit Santa in Mission Plaza at Santa’s House from November 24 through December 24 to snap some adorable holiday photos. Children who visit Santa receive a complimentary activity book, toy, and candy cane. This year,…

Late Fall Farmer’s Market Recipes

No matter how many times we visit the famous Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmer’s Market, we never get tired of the sights, sounds, smells, and seasonal offerings of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Situated in one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States, California’s Central Coast gets the first pick of fresh produce at local farmer’s markets, which make cooking delicious, seasonal food fun and easy! Here are three recipes that have inspired our farmer’s market picks this fall: What’s In Season?   Brussels Sprouts Roasted Brussels Sprout with Blue Cheese, Walnuts, and Cranberries (via A Cedar Spoon) Ingredients:…

Restaurants with Cozy Fireplaces

With the Holiday Season setting in quickly, our sights are shifting from stunning patio seating and cold beer to cozy fireplaces and delicious wine. Explore Central Coast cuisine by the fireplace to discover the wide variety of food, wine, and seasonal treats San Luis Obispo County has to offer. Visit these three hand-picked favorites on your next trip to the Central Coast for a cozy and delicious dinner. 1. The Steakhouse at Paso Robles Inn Visit The Steakhouse at Paso Robles Inn for classic wine-country hospitality and a cozy meal by the fire, where the ambiance is perfect for getting into the holiday spirit….

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: October

Hello, November! With the start of the holiday months, its finally beginning to feel a bit more like fall. Before we roll out the hot chocolate and Christmas trees, we think a look back on the stunning October weather and festivities is in order. Here are our 5 favorite #CentralCoasting entries from October, including our lucky winner. Each month, we randomly select one lucky #CentralCoasting entry from Instagram. The owner of this lucky photo is rewarded with a free night’s stay at one of our stunning Central Coast properties. 1. @tiamcnaughton What we love: This stunning, colorful view of Shell Beach’s tide pools captures one…