Category: Central Coast ActivitesApr 27, 2011
There is such a rich history to San Luis Obispo, California. It wasn’t always a college town; it wasn’t always a kayaking hotspot; or a wine destination. For years SLO County was occupied by the Chumash people. They moved to the region between 10,000 and 5,000 BC and had villages all along theread on
Apr 25, 2011
Paso Robles is fast emerging as one of the countries premier winemaking (and tasting) destinations. But even if you’re not a vinter with a world-class degree you can get in on the action.
Paso Robles Wine 101 is a great way to get acquainted with the region and the wine that’s made it so famous!read on
Apr 20, 2011
One of the things that makes San Luis Obispo County so spectacularly beautiful is the rolling hills. If you’ve been to this part of the world before, you’ll know that in the Spring (right around now, actually) the hills turns a vibrant verdant green and by the time the summer rolls around we getread on
Apr 18, 2011
For those of you visiting SLO County during the upcoming Easter Weekend, there are some great events going on for kids and adults alike. One of the very best is the 22nd Annual Los Osos Easter Egg Hunt. Kids gather from all across the county to join in on a giant egg (and candy!) hunt.
Apr 08, 2011
I feel a little like a broken record telling you all how much I love the Central Coast and the people who choose to make it their home. But seriously, look at this:
The abalone is a mythical creature – at least in the mind of many foodies out there. Like many of the common fisheries out there, theread on
Apr 04, 2011
I was recently lucky enough to be one of the super special, lucky people to get a preview food tour of SLO with Central Coast Food Tours. I don’t mean to harp on this, but have I told you how lucky we are?! Lucky that we live in a gorgeously spectacular place; lucky that the people who choose toread on
Mar 23, 2011
This upcoming weekend if you're in the area, consider stopping by Santa Margarita's 1st annual Wildflower festival.
If you haven't been to Santa Margarita before, a visit in and of itself is worth a trip - it's a funky, old 'real' western town left over from the days of the heydays of the Mexicanread on
Mar 23, 2011
Guess What?! We have another one. Seriously. Another gloriously delicious, wonderfully awesome, dashingly interesting festival. Just as the Zinfandel Festival is behind us, we have the Earth Day Food and Wine Fest coming up!
Clear your calendars and get ready to eat, and drink, and appreciate allread on
Mar 21, 2011
When I was a kid growing up in SLO County, I LOVED the Farmer’s Market. Every Thursdays we’d bundle all together and set off for San Luis.
The Market, every Thursday from 5-9pm, features a slew of local artisans selling their handmade crafts, local farmer who have brought in their best fruits,read on
Mar 18, 2011
As a part of every fourth grade class, students across California study “California History” (side note: when I was a kid, I thought this was standard curriculum across the United States – I was a bit disappointed to discover later in life that schools outside of CA didn’t value our history as muchread on