Category: Central Coast AttractionsJun 24, 2011
Having grown up on the Central Coast, I can appreciate many things that relative new-comers may not be able to. If your weekends in SLO County are limited to wine-tasting and shopping, you have some exploring to do.
Atascadero is home to the beautifulread on
Jun 15, 2011
As a community, we tend to focus a lot of energy on the amazing food and wine we have. But the Central Coast really is so much more than that. We have great outdoors – hiking, golfing, kayaking – we have tons historically significant places – Hearst Castle, Santa Margarita Barn – and tons of arts!read on
Jun 13, 2011
Last year, Sunset Magazine’s Savor the Central Coast took over SLO County and showed the rest of California and the world how amazing we really are. The event showcased our very best winemakers, chefs, farmers and artisanal food producers. For me, it was widespread, mainstream media recognition forread on
Jun 01, 2011
For those of you coming from land-locked states will be amazed by the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. It’s certainly a sight to be seen – deep blue, horizon for miles, wildlife galore. And all this from the coast. Imagine what you can see when you’re out IN the Pacific!
May 27, 2011
We go on and on about just how wonderful Cambria is. But the Central Coast is so much more than just Cambria – we have the lush wineries of Paso Robles, the expansive lake of Atascadero, the beach in Pismo and Avila, the shopping of San Luis Obispo. There is so much to do and hardly ever enoughread on
May 16, 2011
There are so many reasons to visit the Central Coast – seriously, I don’t think I can even name them all. There’s the great boutique shopping, the amazing weather, the gourmet food, the beaches, the beautiful landscapes, and the wine, just to name a few.
But if you’re headed into town from May 20 -read on
May 09, 2011
Talk about an amazing (and educational, shhh…don’t tell them) activity for kids. In Grover Beach (just south of SLO for those of you not in the know) the Exploration Station is a museum for kids filled with stimulating and good-for-them exhibits. It’s a great place to take the family for aread on
Apr 30, 2011
We've long been a fan of Olea Farms and their tasty, flavorful Olive Oils; in fact, Colibri Wine Bar offers a tasting station for guests to discover the fresh, fruity flavors of Olea Olive Oils.
Meanwhile... while we've been sitting back enjoying these oils, the owners of Olea Farm have beenread on
Apr 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 22, 2011
I was recently in Morro Bay for a bit of shopping. I was looking for some ideas, inspiration, and hopefully purchases to fuel a major upcoming event. Let me just say, for a fairly small town (population: 10, 350 people), Morro Bay has some killer shopping.
The Garden Gallery is one of the absoluteread on