Hotel for the Holidays: Feeling at Home During Holiday Travel

There’s nothing like being home for the holidays, but if you don’t find yourself saying “I’ll be home for Christmas” this year, don’t worry—the Martin Resorts properties offer all the festive comforts of home, away from home. With decked halls, rich hot chocolate, delicious feasts, and crackling fireplaces at our homey hotels, you’ll feel cheery and bright during your holiday on the beautiful Central Coast.

10 Reason to Be Grateful for the Central Coast

California’s central coast is a hidden gem, situated perfectly between the big city meccas of Los Angeles (to the south) and San Francisco (to the north). Full of small-town charm, the central coast is home to some of the state’s most beautiful beaches, most highly sought-after wine, unique coastal towns—and plenty of reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving season.

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.

Pismo Beach Clam Festival: What You Need to Know

Back in the day, Pismo Beach was called the “Clam Capital of the World.” There’s even a type of clam named after the town, called the Pismo. Many residents in the 40’s and 50’s were filled with enthusiasm and excitement about the abundance of clams found in Pismo Beach, and created its most famous festival – the Pismo Beach Clam Festival – in 1946.

10 Wine Captions for Your Harvest Season Instagrams

There’s no better time to visit the Central Coast’s wine country than during Harvest Season. Colorful foliage saturates rolling hills of vineyard rows, refreshing coastal breezes return after a long, hot summer, and local vintners and growers prepare for another bountiful harvest with tons of winery events.

Indian-Summer Travel: Tips for the Best Time to Vacation

The first official day of Fall is just 10 days away, but you wouldn’t be able to tell on the Central Coast! Around here, we enjoy lingering summer days of sunshine and seemingly perpetual 75-degree weather, otherwise known as an Indian Summer! With lovely weather and fewer crowds visiting San Luis Obispo after the summer months are over, Fall is actually the best time to travel to San Luis Obispo County.

September Local Featured Item: Farmers’ Market Tomatoes

It’s no secret that Paso Robles, California and the greater Central Coast area have become a nationally-acclaimed destination for foodies and winos alike. With most of the country’s fruit and vegetables grown in our very own backyard, we are spoiled with easy access to farm-fresh food thanks to our local Farmers’ Markets that occur weekly in almost every SLO County town.