Arroyo Grande is an ideal gateway to some of the best beaches and wineries on the central coast and the beautiful Lopez lake. The dunes are the perfect place to enjoy an array of motor sports, hiking and horseback riding. The dunes are a magical place that has become a favorite spot for many photographers. Arroyo Grande a year-round mild weather with a friendly small town feel. The unique “old town” is full of antique shops, coffee houses, wine tasting rooms and award winning restaurants, which makes it one more reason to make this a travel destination. There are many surprises in this wonderful town and you’re almost guaranteed to hear a Rooster crowing.

Spoon Trade in Grover Beach, Ca is a Treat

By Donna Polizzi The Spoon Trade Restaurant at 295 West Grand Avenue in Grover Beach, at the corner of North 3rd, is a great place to eat, that is a stone’s throw from Grover Beach. Owners Chef Jacob and his wife Brooke Town opened the restaurant on August 14, 2015. The two of them manage, work and run…

What’s brewing in Santa Maria Valley and on the California Central Coast?

By Donna Polizzi Did you know that according to California Craft Brewers Association, more than 850 craft breweries call California home? The good thing is that right here in Santa Maria, some of the best can be experienced. Keys 2 the Coast is always on the lookout for great places to explore. We found great…

Escape to Grover Beach and Beyond

By Donna Polizzi While visiting the Netherlands my friends and I went to a place called the “Exit Game.” This was an escape room game facility that was more fun than I could have ever imagined. It was a super-challenging, team building, brain-straining, blast. After arriving home from my trip to Europe and sharing my…

Locked Inn Opens Up an Exhilarating World of Escape Causes

By Donna Polizzi Grover Beach couple introduces escape room opportunities for Central Coast thrill seekers!  A company called Competitours contacted me over the summer with an invitation to an incredible adventure: a sight-doing tour, not a sightseeing one. According to the Competitours website, the trips attract people who “enjoy the thrill of the unknown, who…

Roarin’ good times at Rooster Creek Tavern – Arroyo Grande, CA

When I got out of my jeep in the parking lot at the Rooster Creek Tavern in Arroyo Grande there where a bunch of well… Roosters running around the parking lot.