This is an easy, 1.4-mile out and back trail located near Pismo Beach that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. In October, monarch butterflies flock to the grove, giving hikers quite a show. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Blacklake Golf Resort
Located in Nipomo, Blacklake Golf Resort is a local favorite. From pristine lakeside fairways to oak-studded doglegs, Blacklake offers a unique 27-hole championship golf experience that will challenge every golfer.
Our Story Italy is the inspiration behind our restaurants, from the ingredients we use to our award-winning wine list. Most of all, we are inspired by the Italian culture – warmth, genuine hospitality and the importance placed on family. Our passion for Italy led us to establish both the Olive Garden Culinary Institute of Tuscany, […]
Formed by the Twitchell Dam on the Cumaya River, Twitchell Reservoir is a beautiful and serene spot for bird watching.
Point Sal Overlook Trail
This is a hard, 9.8-mile out and back trail also located near Casmalia. This trail offers hikers with amazing views, but the road to the stop is steep and winding in certain areas, so come prepared. The trail is also used for fishing and is accessible year-round. This trail leads hikers down to Point Sal […]
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
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 Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County
SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, […]