Santa Maria Valley

Waller Park Pond

Waller Park is Worth the Drive

By Donna / October 30, 2018 /

Duck out of work and take a day trip to Waller Park in Santa Maria Have you heard the expression, “It’s a walk in the park?” As far as parks go, Waller park in the Santa Maria Valley is one the best and easiest for all ages to enjoy. Hike, fish, play or lay on…

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Atari Ya – Top Spot for Japanese Food in Wine Country

By Donna / August 31, 2018 /

  I have had the pleasure of visiting Japan twice in my lifetime, but long before I ever went, I had the sense that this Japanese Restaurant captured the essence of Japanese culture and flavors. And I was right! Now in their 34th year on the Central Coast, Atari Ya Restaurant is hailed by many…

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Authentic Chinese Cuisine – Santa Maria, CA

By Donna / May 11, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi I have been to countless Chinese Restaurants throughout the years. Many of them good. When it comes to authentic Chinese cuisine, the North China Restaurant, located at 113 N. Broadway, stands above the rest and is a Keys 2 the Coast favorite. Let’s just say it’s a good thing they have an…

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RADISSON HOTEL – SANTA MARIA, CA

By Donna / April 30, 2018 /

Chances are if you’ve arrived at an airport in most major cities throughout the United States, you’ll find a Radisson Hotel. Santa Maria is no exception. The Radisson in Santa Maria is situated on the Santa Maria Airport’s airfield. This makes the Radisson ideal for the recreational flyer but perhaps especially for the corporate flyer.…

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The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant and Cafe, A New Flavor in Town – Santa Maria, CA

By Donna / April 26, 2018 /

By Gaby Mendoza So many culturally different restaurants are popping up on the Central Coast and all of them aspire to become some of the best restaurants in the area. A lovely, Mediterranean style restaurant, definitely qualifies to be in that category. The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant and Café, is making a name for itself in…

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Brunch at the Santa Maria Inn – Santa Maria, CA

By Donna / March 30, 2018 /

Looking for a great place to go for Sunday Brunch? The Historic Santa Maria Inn has been a place to stay and dine that has hosted the rich and famous for 100 years. To celebrate 100 great years, there is now a new Century Room featuring a fabulous Sunday Brunch. Let me tell you. It…

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Where to Stay on the Central Coast? Radisson – Santa Maria Valley, CA

By Donna / March 14, 2018 /

The Radisson Hotel, at 3455 Skyway Drive, is conveniently located adjacent to the Santa Maria Public Airport. It is one of the best places to stay in the Santa Maria Valley. The hotel is recently renovated, spacious and the service insures a great experience. As soon as you enter the Radisson, you’ll see a huge…

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Downtown Friday’s in Santa Maria, CA

By Donna / March 7, 2018 /

Don’t Miss it! March 30th to September 28th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Town Center West – Don’t miss out on the fun at Downtown Friday’s in Santa Maria!  This year promises to be the best ever. Click here for upcoming information on “Friday Nights“. Check us on Facebook!  Downtown Fridays operate in the Fallas…

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Raving About Riverbench, Santa Maria Valley, CA

By Donna / March 2, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi My lot in life is to seek and discover the best places to wine, dine, explore and more for Keys2theCoast.  The Santa Maria Valley is definitely a Keys2theCoast favorite.  Have you ever walked into a place and immediately thought “Ohhh, I’m so glad I came here?” Riverbench is that kind of place.…

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The Santa Maria Valley is home to the Goddess of Winemaking

By Donna / February 14, 2018 /

  By Donna Polizzi  The Santa Maria Valley is surrounded by wildflower-covered mountains, in the heart of the California Central Coast. There is no better place to get away, any day of the week. Santa Maria is a family-friendly city, with everything you need, for a fun-filled vacation destination. Santa Maria and neighboring Old Orcutt…

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