5 Fun Ways to Spend Rainy Days on the Central Coast

Although beautiful San Luis Obispo County boasts about 300 sunny days per year, of course even the prettiest of places are bound to have a few rainy days! On those few gloomy days though, there is still so much to do from Pismo to Paso that will allow you to enjoy a fun-filled vacation on California’s Central Coast. More rain means gorgeous, green hillsides and an opportunity to explore more unique spots on the Central Coast, so check out our ideas below and get started!

Photo: (c) Alan J. Raul

5 Tips for Braving the Polar Bear Plunge in Avila and Pismo Beach

What better way to welcome the New Year than running head-first into the shockingly cold water of the Pacific Ocean? Surprisingly enough, people willingly return year after year on New Year’s Day to submerge themselves in 50-degree water at Avila Beach and Pismo Beach’s Polar Bear Plunge events.  Sounds crazy, right? Try crazy fun!

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: 4 CA Hotel Holiday Traditions to Visit

Every family has unique holiday traditions that they look forward to every year—and the Martin Resorts family is no different! We know the holidays are a special time in our guests’ lives and if they choose to stay with us during this time, we strive to make their experience as festive as possible.

Giving Guide: Central Coast Holiday Deals & Gifts

We’ve hardly digested our Thanksgiving dinner, but the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is already upon us… are you ready? This year, ditch the long lines at big box stores and choose to support local and small businesses on the Central Coast as you begin your gift shopping.

How to Spend Black Friday #CentralCoasting Style

The holiday season is the perfect excuse to get together with family, indulge in delicious food, and acknowledge all that we are grateful for. However, these meaningful holiday traditions are often sacrificed as holidays become more about stores and less about appreciating the outdoors.

3 Fun Places to Watch Football on the Central Coast

Fall is finally in full swing on the Central Coast, and you know what that means—it’s time to watch some football! Whether you enjoy attending games under the Friday night lights at local schools, clicking on the TV from the comfort of your own hotel room, or grabbing some grub and a couple of beers with friends at a bar, there’s plenty of opportunities here on the Central Coast for you to cheer on your favorite team.

The Paso Robles Inn: A Haunted Hotel?

Founded in 1864, the Paso Robles Inn is one of the most historic buildings in Paso Robles, and with history comes a lot of mystery. After the first event was held in the newly renovated ballroom in 2001, the front desk at the Paso Robles Inn began to receive mysterious calls often on dark, stormy nights.