Adventure into 2019: 4 #CentralCoasting Resolutions for the New Year

There’s no time like the New Year to say goodbye to old habits and welcome the opportunity to make exciting lifestyle changes. As 2018 comes to a close, we encourage you to take advantage of the wide variety of outdoor attractions available on the Central Coast by making the resolution to say YES to adventure! Offering surfing, fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking, horseback riding and more, the rugged landscape surrounding our California coast hotels serves as an idyllic backdrop for the New Year. Below, find New Year’s resolution inspiration for an adventurous 2019!

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!

6 “Off Season” Reasons to Visit SLO CAL This Winter

You’re coming off the holiday-high, the new year is here… now what? While well over half the country is experiencing bitter cold temperatures, us central coasters are sitting at a mild 65º. You know what that means? Time for a little vacation! Check out this list of off-season activities to fill your itinerary during winter travel to San Luis Obispo county.

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: November

November disappeared faster than the mashed potatoes and gravy at Thanksgiving dinner, which means that it’s already “the most wonderful time of the year!” Can you believe it? Us, either. Before we get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we wanted to extend the feelings of gratitude leftover from Thanksgiving and show how grateful we are for our favorite November #CentralCoasting entries below.

3 Must-See Holiday Decoration Destinations

The Central Coast is a beautiful place to be year-round, but there’s a certain magic in the air during the holiday season that has us falling in love with the area all over again. Across San Luis Obispo County, you’ll encounter festive fun around almost every corner—whether you’re shopping around downtown, hiking one of the Nine Sisters, or relaxing on the beach.

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 Must-See Pumpkin Patches on the Central Coast

October is the time for all things pumpkin! With a pumpkin patch in nearly every city and town within the county lines, California’s Central Coast is a pumpkin-lover’s paradise. Check out our guide to the best pumpkin patches around for a day of family fun!