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Take a Break Without Breaking the Bank on CA’s Central Coast

Spring break is right around the corner, and while that Alaskan cruise may be out of the budget, that doesn’t mean you and your family should nix vacation all together. There a plenty of ways to take a break without breaking the bank this Spring on California’s Central Coast.

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

6 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.

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.

3 Destinations for Valentine’s Day Celebrations

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, we can feel the love in the 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.

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…

Pismo Beach’s Secret Tide Pools

When it comes to the beauty of California’s Central Coast, there’s more than meets the eye. In our very own backyard, we can discover hidden beaches, mysterious staircases to nowhere, and secluded coves that are unknown to the ordinary traveler. But when you stay at the Inn at the Cove,  you get to live like local with unparalleled access to one of Pismo Beach’s best-kept secrets: the Shelter Cove tidepools. With a premier location along Pismo’s ocean bluffs, the Inn at the Cove is perched just above Shelter Cove, overlooking the sandy shores of the Pacific Ocean. Read on to find out…

Yoga on the Central Coast

A healthy, beneficial, and fun pastime to pick on the Central Coast is yoga. Through breathing, stretching, and challenging your body, you can achieve new levels of relaxation and flexibility that will leave you feeling centered and happy! The effects of yoga are comprehensive and benefit all of you: body, mind & soul. Yoga isn’t a new fad, but has been practiced for thousands of years, and the benefits have long since been proved. However, don’t be intimidated if you’ve never tried before. Yoga is a personal venture, so each person’s practice will look a little different; you’re trying to improve yourself, rather than…