Plan your Central Coast Road Trip

Planning your California Central Coast road trip? We know it can be overwhelming, so here are two itineraries to make it easier. California’s Central Coast consists of 350 miles of amazing coastline, rolling hills, and distinctive places. Taking you between Los Angeles and San Francisco, these descriptive itineraries gives you a sense of the towns… Read more »

Free in California’s Central Coast

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free. Be sure to take advantage of wonderful free offerings like FREE parking, FREE concerts, FREE tours, and more on your California Central Coast road trip. MONTEREY BAY REGION Visit admission-free museums in Santa Cruz such as the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, the Monterey Bay… Read more »

Live Streaming California’s Central Coast—a couch surfer’s road trip

Can’t afford the time for a full-blown Central Coast Road Trip? That’s okay…take a desktop road trip via these webcam views along California’s Central Coast. Warning: desktop road trips can be highly addictive. In the VENTURA REGION Ventura County offers everything from whale-watching and the Channel Islands National park to championship golf, world-class shopping, wine… Read more »

Resources for Santa Barbara County Evacuees

If you are a Santa Barbara County resident affected by storm-related evacuations, Visit Santa Barbara has this page for current travel information: There are several hotels in San Luis Obispo County offering special rates to evacuees. Click here for more information: Your Central Coast friends and family support you at this difficult time.… Read more »

Ring in 2018 in California’s Central Coast

Celebrate the New Year in California’s Central Coast. Catch a comedy show, or spend the night inside the Monterey Bay Aquarium – we have celebrations for everyone! MONTEREY BAY REGION In Monterey, you are invited to get groovy at Portola Hotel and Spa’s New Year’s Eve celebration. It includes special food items like Deviled Eggs,… Read more »