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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!

Marvel at the Monarchs: Western Monarch Day 2019

If you’re with us at one of our Pismo Area Resorts this weekend, you can’t miss the Western Monarch Day celebration! Pismo State Beach docents will host the celebration from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the butterfly grove, 455 S. Dolliver, Pismo Beach.

Green Monday: The Second Largest Online Sales Day in the US

During the holidays, it seems like the sing-song names for calendar days that boast online shopping deals never stop: Cyber Monday, Free Shipping Friday, Super Saturday, and even Black Friday. All these shopping holidays are great for your wallet, but how do you know what days will offer the best deals? Enter: Green Monday: the shopping holiday named by eBay nearly a decade ago for its high volume of sales and incredible deals. Step aside, Cyber Monday! Green Monday is the best day for deep discounts just in time for holiday gifting. Where did “Green Monday” get its name? Nearly…

Holiday Preview: Central Coast Christmas Activities

On the Central Coast, the possibilities for getting into the holly jolly mood we all know and love as the Christmas spirit are nearly endless. Because there’s nothing more magical than celebrating the holidays, we’ve put together a list of our favorite holiday events throughout the entire month of December to help you get into the holly jolly holiday mood. Here’s our holiday outing wishlist to help you fill your holiday calendar with Christmas cheer! Vine Street Victorian Showcase Bring the whole family to Vine Street for this annual Christmas tradition. Ebenezer Scrooge, the Snow Queen, Mr. & Mrs. Clause, and the whole crew…

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,…

Messy Fun For Kids!

Any parent knows that children and messes go together like peanut butter and jelly. Mud fights, water play, and backyard excavations may be a bit of a nuisance at home, but we think they are perfect for vacation. Here on the Central Coast, there are no shortage of messy activities for children, including sand castle building, wildlife viewing, ice cream eating, and even dinosaur digging. The best part about all the messy fun a Central Coast vacation has to offer is that the mess stays in the hotel and away from your home! 1. Build A Sandcastle Even in early…

Discover the Central Coast Golf Trail

Finding your way down to the Central Coast this summer or fall? If you’re an experienced golfer, or just beginning to work on your swing, there is a course for you to use on the Central Coast Golf Trail. With eleven spacious golf courses stretching from the south near Santa Barbara all the way up to Paso Robles, you can find yourself playing a course in the soft ocean air, in the heart of wine country, and everywhere in between. Whatever your preference, you’ll find an unforgettable golf experience all along the Pacific Coast. Sea Pines Golf Resort Sea Pines Golf Resort is…