Price Historical Park Trail is an easy, 1.3-mile out and back trail located near Pismo Beach. This park features a river and is good for all skill levels. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The park is kid-friendly and is a popular spot for mountain bikers and hikers. The park takes you by the Price House, giving hikers an opportunity to see a piece of history.
Modern, Asian fine cuisine can be found at Niya Restaurant in the charming town of Orcutt. At Niya, guests will find attention-to-detail, a friendly atmosphere, and authentic flavors at Niya’s sushi bar.
Tepusquet Road is a long stretch of road primarily used for scenic driving, but also popular with hikers and cyclists in the area. This trail easy, 14.7-mile trail features a beautiful forest setting and has a slight incline. The road is long, so we recommend either parking a car at each end or walking only […]
Preisker Park at the north end of Santa Maria boasts Nesting Lawrence’s Goldfinches for avid bird-watchers to enjoy. Plus, Preisker Park is home to an open field with lots of lawn to enjoy, horseshoe pits, barbecue pits, a disc golf course, two playgrounds, and a replica of the famed Santa Maria ship for children to […]
Historic Santa Maria Inn Century Room
Within the 1917 Historic Santa Maria Inn sits the Century Room, an elegant and charming restaurant serving fresh and imaginative California cuisine. Featuring an elegant patio overlooking the Inn’s fountain court, this beautiful restaurant was voted the Most Romantic Restaurant by The Santa Maria Sun. This is a great spot to catch lunch, or the […]
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 - Drac In The Saddle Again
September 26 – November 17 A vampire in the desert? Sure?! One of horror’s favorite villains, the un-dead Dracula of Transylvania, hops on the stagecoach to Tombstone, Arizona where he meets a cast of crazy characters, including the innocent Fannie Farmer. Can he win her heart and take over the town? Find out when the […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Lucky Stiff
Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming English shoe salesman, lives an uneventful life in East Grinstead, England. His life takes a dramatic turn when he learns that his uncle Anthony, a casino manager from Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Harry learns that he stands to inherit $6,000,000 from his uncle – but only […]
2019 Central Coast AirFest
The Santa Maria Airport has a rich history of air shows, and this tradition was reinvigorated in 2018 with our first ever Central Coast AirFest. In 2019, we are bringing the show back for its second year, and we are so excited for you to join us for the excitement on October 12 and 13, […]