Explore our regions
Discover everything you expect from a California vacation in the Central Coast’s four distinct regions. Get help planning your own road trip from the people who know the region best — you’ll find local visitor services dedicated to bringing you the best of each region.
Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Monterey Bay make up the four regions of the Central Coast. Here, you’ll find everything you expect from the California coast: miles of rocky shoreline, beaches ideal for swimming and surfing, and panoramic views out over the Pacific. And the enchantment of the Central Coast doesn’t end at the water’s edge: drive inland to discover towering mountains, rolling wine country hills, and even desert-like landscapes.