Escape to the Central Coast

Hosted midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Sunset’s Savor the Central Coast event will celebrate the beauty and bounty of this unspoiled region of California in an incredible four-day event. Sunset’s Savor the Central Coast will showcase the talents of the areas winemakers, chefs, lavender growers, and artisanal food producers. Sunset’s expert editors and renowned celebrity chefs will be guiding attendees through culinary tours, winemaker dinners, wine blending seminars, historic excursions, and culinary showcases. Click here for more information 

Central California coast getaways

Great things to do and places to see on and near the coast

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Templeton vineyards

Top things to do along CA's Central Coast

Explore this scenic region of gorgeous coastline and fantastic vineyards with our editors' favorite hidden gems


Oso Flaco Lake

California coast escape

Road trip getaway to Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez Valley, Monterey, and Big Sur


Templeton vineyards

Central Coast day trip: Templeton

The Paso Robles neighbor that's worth a closer look


California RV campground

Airstream road trip

What's it like to haul a retro trailer up the California coast? Romantic, nail-biting, and cool


Avila Beach, CA vineyard

Avila Beach: Wine, waves, and restaurants

Farm country meets the California shore in a charming (and much overlooked) Central Coast town


Hearst Castle

California Central Coast road trip

Perfect stops along one of California's most beautiful drives



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