The annual Music Among the Vines benefit concert welcomes American and Bluegrass band, The Mother Corn Shuckers to perform live at Oyster Ridge. The event takes place Saturday, August 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 5991 W. Pozo Rd., Santa Margarita. A portion of...
What’s New on Catalina Island Regularly considered one of the best island getaways by media outlets nationwide, Catalina Island is located only 22 miles off the coast of Southern California. Catalina is a unique combination of a rich and historic past with...
Perched just steps from the sand, the brand-new Inn at the Pier (opened winter 2017) offers a great car-free getaway option for Central Coast visitors. The luxe hotel occupies a prime block across from the iconic pier, at the end of Pomeroy Avenue. Leave your...
San Luis Obispo The city of San Luis Obispo (SLO) reigns as “queen” of the county, blessed with historical sights, arts, culture, a vibrant downtown and a friendly small-town vibe. Lush hills and vast open spaces with hiking trails ring the town, making...
The historic San Luis Obispo’s Dallidet Adobe & Gardens (State Historical Landmark #720, 1185 Pacific St.) is now home to exhibitions and events sponsored by the Wine History Project of San Luis Obispo County. Born in the south of France, Pierre...
BY CHERYL CRABTREE When it comes to lodging in the Central Coast, travelers enjoy a wealth of choices. A sprawling resort with swimming pools and a mega-spa? A hotel with 24-hour dining and concierge services? Or a trusted, dependable brand— say...
Hankering for a road trip up scenic Hwy. 1, but heard the road is closed? Yes, the highway is closed north of Salmon Creek Falls, 7.5 miles north of Ragged Point, just below the site of a mudslide that covered the highway at Mud Creek. It’s not expected to...
CINEPHILES SHOULD MARK THEIR CALENDARS for SLO’s increasingly popular film festival. It presents contemporary and classic films at various venues, including the art deco Fremont Theatre, independent Palm Theatre and other sites throughout SLO County. March...
The peaceful s
of Carmel are an eas
y four-hour drive from Santa Barbara. Where to Stay Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites (24815 Carpenter St., Carmel, 831/624-6400, vendangecarmel.com) is
a charming wine-themed inn with the homey...
With more than 40,000 vineyard acres
and more than 200 wineries
in the region, Pas
a perfect weekend destination for a wine lover’s
getaway. By Les
lie Dinaberg CAB is definitely king in Pas
wine country, and...