Santa Maria is located on California’s Central Coast. This area roughly spans the coastal region between Ventura and Monterey Bay. It lies Northwest of Los Angeles County and south of San Francisco/San Mateo County. Being so centrally located, affords an easy 3-hour drive to Los Angeles and 3 ½ hour drive to San Francisco making it the perfect place to settle away from the hustle and bustle of a big city yet close enough to get there and back for a quick weekend trip. San Luis Obispo(SLO) Airport is only 30 minutes away and permits easy access to the rest of the world. Direct flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, Seattle, and Denver are offered daily. Santa Barbara is an easy 1-hour drive for more entertainment, shopping and restaurants.
The Central Coast is a popular vacation destination famous for its ocean and beach, beautiful countryside and small-town atmosphere. Local traditions include the SLO Thursday farmers market, Santa Maria Style Tri-Tip/BBQ, numerous festivals and fairs and the Elks Rodeo in June. Popular local attractions include Paso Robles and its renown wine and olive industry, Pismo Beach, Santa Ynez Valley(wine), Santa Maria Valley(wine), California Highway 1 scenic drive/Big Sur, Hearst Castle, Lake Nacimiento, ocean sports and plentiful hiking and biking trails. Our region makes a perfect place to settle down, relax and enjoy the clean fresh air.