Surrounded by beautiful scenery, the Central Coast provides residents with hundreds of opportunities to explore the outdoors. Some of our most popular local activities include wine tours and tasting, biking, golfing, hiking or relaxing on the beach. For more information on recreational activities, visit the Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce.
Restaurants and Shopping
Santa Maria is nestled in the Central Coast and surrounded by fine dining establishments. You can stay in Santa Maria or travel a short distance to Santa Barbara, San Louis Obispo or Pismo Beach. There are a variety of unique, must-try restaurants mixed with old favorites, making it easy to satisfy your every taste craving.
Shopping takes on a new meaning on the Central Coast. Mainstream stores mingle with one-of-a-kind local stores to provide shoppers with unique choices to meet their needs.