Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: February

It may be the heart of winter here on Central Coast, but that can’t keep the #CentralCoasting from happening! Part of #CentralCoasting is about making the most of what you’ve got, and February’s entries did just that, taking advantage of both the sunny days and the not-so-sunny ones too.

State Parks in Our Backyard | Central Coast, CA

California is known for its beautiful landscapes. From picturesque mountains to cliff-lined shores, there is no shortage of outdoor experiences to be had in this slice of paradise we call home. But in such a large state, with so many gorgeous landscapes, it can be easy to focus on the popular spots—Big Sur, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, etc—and those are all worth a visit! But it’s easy to forget about these local gems. So today, we’re going to explore some of our favorite local state parks!

Couple overlooking ocean

8 Lovely Things to do With Your Loved One in SLO

Who’s ready for Valentine’s Day? Celebrate love in San Luis Obispo County this week. You’ll find plenty of things to do, see, and enjoy; share a kiss while watching a colorful sunset, or enjoy each other’s company while taking a scenic hike.

couple walking on the beach at sunset

Not Your Average Valentine’s Day: 4 Ways to Spice Up Date Night

Valentine’s Day is a special time everywhere in the world, but here on the Central Coast, we like to celebrate with more than just a dinner or a night out! We are lucky to be home to tons of different activities, like hiking, dining, and outdoor adventures. If you’ll be visiting the Central Coast this Valentine’s Day, try out these ways we celebrate! Even if you won’t be here in San Luis Obispo County for Cupid’s favorite holiday, customize these above average suggestions to match your city, and live like a true Central Coaster!

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3 Central Coast Destinations for Valentine’s Day Celebrations

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, we can feel the love in the crisp Central Coast air! From stunning sunsets over the Pacific to fine wine & dining, there’s no better place than San Luis Obispo County to celebrate your love. Below, enjoy our guide to the top 3 destinations for your Valentine’s Day celebration.

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6 Benefits of Booking Direct with Martin Resorts

When booking a hotel, travelers are concerned with one thing: getting the best price on their room. And who can blame them? To do so, people often turn to large online travel agencies like Expedia, Travelocity, Trivago, and others to find the lowest price available—little do they know, they’re looking in the wrong place. But worry not, #BookDirect Day is here to explain why booking directly is best for you, best for prices, and best for your overall experience.

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Less Clicking. More Playing: Book Direct Perks at Pismo Lighthouse Suites

Expedia. Trivago. Booking.com. Travelocity. TripAdvisor. Kayak. The list of online travel agencies fighting for your hard earned cash goes on and on. You could spend hours online searching for online travel agencies with the best hotel rates—or, you could book direct and instantly get the best rate guaranteed, in addition to many other perks.