The Historic Santa Maria Inn was established in 1917 and still retains its classic turn-of-the-century charm. Once a legendary hub for the Hollywood elite—Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin were among its famous guests—the Historic Santa Maria Inn remains steeped in the hospitality of a bygone.
Central West Produce
Family-grown on the Central Coast since 1979, Central West Produce grows some of the area’s finest berries including strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries, or what they call a “berry triple threat”.
La Purisima Mission Historic State Park
Perhaps the crown jewel of the region’s historic structures is La Purisima Mission Historic State Park, the most fully restored of the three completely preserved missions within the California State Park system. Also boasting the most authentic looking setting of all the missions, La Purisima takes visitors back to its 1820 heyday and features livestock […]
Clover Ridge Trail
This easy, 1-mile trail is located in the beautiful Los Padres National Forest. This trail features beautiful wild flowers and birding opportunities and can easily be hiked on a short break. The trail is good for all skill levels, and leashed dogs are also able to use this trail.
Santa Maria Museum of Flight
Celebrating the history of aviation on the Central Coast, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight emphasizes the region’s contribution to flight. Visitors wandering through two different hangars and are treated to aircraft displays, memorabilia, models, and photos that cover everything from the Wright Brothers to World War II to present day technology.
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families, fun, and community camaraderie. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a beer and wine tent. Every Friday starting on March 30th until September 28th, Santa Maria will be having Downtown Fridays! Each week will feature […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Memorial Day weekend, explore six wineries and tasting rooms on the […]
Far Western Tavern: Party On The Porch
The Far Western Tavern has paired up with Rancho Sisquoc Winery for a Party on the Porch! Join Chef Maili Halme and Winemaker Sarah Mullins on Wednesday, September 19th from 4-6 p.m. for an afternoon of wine and appetizers on the Porch at The Far Western in Old Orcutt. Enjoy hearty appetizers paired with Chef’s […]
The Melodrama favorite returns! Young Jack and Jill Peabody live in Victorian London with their widowed father, a nutty inventor with little time to pay attention to his children. But when the children write to their favorite Super Nanny, they get more than they bargained for — instead of Mary Poppins they end up with […]