Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, United States travel blog

17 Mile Drive

A travel blog entry by mike_deb

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... explorer Gaspar de Portolá dropped anchor in 1769 and Port Bay which is a site for many shipwrecks as it was mistaken for Monterey Bay. The fog was starting to come in from the sea, tumbling over the golf course, making it a tricky round for the ...

Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel, United States travel blog

Carmel-by-the-Sea

A travel blog entry by mike_deb

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Today we hit Carmel. An upmarket seaside town. Mike was especially excited about this stop as Clint Eastwood lives here and (history check) in the 1980's he was the Mayor of this cute town. So, random laws of this town, no high heels over two inches ...

What an experience, Monterey, United States travel blog

What an experience

A travel blog entry by walker-guy

If I'm honest I was expecting Monterey to be a small coastal town, with a few shops and restaurants, and a little harbour where we'd be catching our whale watching boat the next morning! It's a huge place, we had a wander along the shops and ended up at ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by cartmans

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Nice beach, walking for miles, buying bargain shoes, so ...

coast drive, Monterey, United States travel blog

coast drive

A travel blog entry by kkats

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well so much for a lovely breakfast !! this morning it was custard pastries yeuch .....but dad was happy as he  got 2 ! fantastic drive from Carmel down to Pismo beach . drove down the big sur but it was very misty. the mist hangs around the ...

Mother seals with babies at Pacific Grove, Monterey, United States travel blog

Mother seals with babies at Pacific Grove

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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Slept late for us.........8 am!  Fixed coffee and then headed down to town to shop for groceries and do some thrift store shopping.  There is always something we need to buy, Robert got a windbreaker and Laura a sweater.  Really do not ...

First day at Monterey west coast California, Monterey, United States travel blog

First day at Monterey west coast California

A travel blog entry by barbaraprescott

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We are located at a hotel in Monterey not far from the coast. Awoke to a cloudy pleasant 12 degrees which enabled us to have a very rested nights sleep. Going to be a high of 18 degrees.suits us just fine ...younger members are feeling a littlechilled. ...

Leaving Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Leaving Monterey

A travel blog entry by mayg

Leaving Monterey to meet with the bigger group at LAX.  Also on this flight are Sue, Judy, and Jeff.  We'll meet Caroline and other cohorts in ...

Day 20 - Monterey, California, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 20 - Monterey, California

A travel blog entry by kiannmac

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... 't really carry any cold-weather clothes! When I checked the forecast before we left it was low to mid twenties! We pushed onto Monterey and arrived at 9.30am. We drove to the hotel to get our bearings, and then took a drive around. We found a beautiful ...

Monterey Bay Ice Rink, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Bay Ice Rink

A travel blog entry by sjhollingsworth

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Festive skating on the Fisherman's Wharf ice rink in ...

Oysters at Cafe Fina, Monterey, United States travel blog

Oysters at Cafe Fina

A travel blog entry by sjhollingsworth

Extremely good calamari followed by seared rare ahi tuna in a lemon caper butter sauce. ...

Early night!!!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Early night!!!

A travel blog entry by sjhollingsworth

Feeling better than yesterday but he jet lag is catching up again now. Feels like its around 0200 rather than 2100. :( hopefully will be fully adjusted ready for Sam ...

Flaming tables!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Flaming tables!

A travel blog entry by sjhollingsworth

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After 3hrs in the boat we are in need of some sustenance. Trying PeterB's BrewPub where they brew the beer on the premises. Very nice ...

Whale watching!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Whale watching!

A travel blog entry by sjhollingsworth

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We decided to take a 3.5 hr trip out into the Pacific to look for Whales. Such an awesome trip and lots of Grey Whales, sea lions, dolphins, seals. Brilliant. Big rolling waves and most fantastic weather. Don't think Dawnie was too chuffed with the ...

La baie de Monterey, Carmel, United States travel blog

La baie de Monterey

A travel blog entry by sbergot

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Pour aller de Monterey (où nous logeons) à Carmel (où nous voulons visiter la mission), nous avons pris la route nommée '17 miles drive' qui est une route privée longeant la cote. Qui dit route privée dit belles maisons/villas et golfs à perte de ...

De Monterey à Sebastopol via San Francisco, Monterey, United States travel blog

De Monterey à Sebastopol via San Francisco

A travel blog entry by sbergot

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La matinée à Monterey a été consacrée à l'aquarium, qui remporte tous les suffrages dans tous les guides de voyage qu'on avait à notre disposition (c'est à dire 4). Et c'était une bonne surprise, je vous laisse profiter des photos, surtout que je ...

San Fran to Santa Cruz to Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

San Fran to Santa Cruz to Monterey

A travel blog entry by worldofthewards

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... . Had breakfast by the beach and watched some volleyball being played by 4 energetic women! Had a wonder and then carried on to Monterey and after falling out (again) with the GPS we found our motel -brilliant room and a mini gym, jacuzzi and sauna (not ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by carinapathways

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Monterey was a beautiful place to stay. Only minutes away from the radiant Monterey Bay and the well known Cannery Row, it is an ideal place to be. After hours of driving, we arrived at our inn. With so much to see and do we were all arguing over what ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by julotti

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... vorüber und ein besuch des berühmten Aquariums (wäre eh mehr etwas für mich gewesen) muss leider ausfallen (Monterey seint sowas wie die Hauptstadt der Ozeanographie zu ein), denn am Abend soll es für die Mädchen die lang ...

Monterey has SEA LIONS, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey has SEA LIONS

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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Owen likes the golf course, and I love the sea lions. We both liked Monterey for different reasons. You have to pay $15 or something to take a car ride in the golf course area. I didn't really understand it, but Owen seemed to. We saw a bunch of the ...

last day in Carmel: one more time on the 17 mile, Carmel, United States travel blog

last day in Carmel: one more time on the 17 mile

A travel blog entry by techhobo

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I met this Canadian guy, Grant, at the hostel last night.. and we grabbed some beers at the Crown & Anchor pub in downtown Monterey. Then this morning he asked for some recommendations on things to do.. and I told him he has to ride the 17 mile ...

Ahhh, Carmel - what a place!, Carmel, United States travel blog

Ahhh, Carmel - what a place!

A travel blog entry by zerorock

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Barking mad in Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay, United States travel blog

Barking mad in Monterey Bay

A travel blog entry by the_hoffs

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... if you’re within an hour or so of Salinas and have any interest in Steinbeck’s work. Driving back to Monterey Bay we passed lush farmland where the local farmers had got creative, placing giant sized images of themselves among their ...

Day 34 - Point Lobos, Pacific Grove, United States travel blog

Day 34 - Point Lobos

A travel blog entry by dcbrown

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This morning we did some necessary but not so fun stuff like grocery shopping and laundry...the laundromat was all decorated for Halloween which was cool until we realised that there were so many motion activated things so we kept hearing the same chant ...

Highway No 1, Monterey, USA travel blog

Highway No 1

A travel blog entry by swiss_snowflake

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... wir Wolkenkratzer, Täler, Wälder und Seen gesehen haben, fuhren wir heute von Hollywood der Küste entlang bis nach Monterey. Lange Fahrt, viele schöne Orte und ein fast leerer Tank brachten uns bis ins Best Western Hotel in Monterey. ...

Aug 06, 2010, Monterey, United States travel blog

Aug 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by beckyjade15

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Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Canary Row, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Canary Row

A travel blog entry by yigehaoren

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We went to Monterey Bay Aquarium. I just love watching the Sea Otter. This makes it my third time going to Monterey. After that we walk around Canary ...

Another Kind of Intoxication, Point Lobos State Reserve, United States travel blog

Another Kind of Intoxication

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling

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... . We climbed up to the cliff and looked out to Carmel-by-the Sea and Pebble Beach. We continued walking through the Monterey Cypress groves, one of only two places on earth that these trees remain in their native spot. Rock formations dotted the coastline ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by dave_benny

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... the coast to Monterey. Stopped off at Cannery Row which has shops & seafood restaurants. Checked into the hotel late afternoon then went back to Monterey Fishermans Wharf for tea. Watched the sea lions, pelicans & sea otters in the harbour. ...

Cruisin' the Coast, Monterey, United States travel blog

Cruisin' the Coast

A travel blog entry by traveling_light

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... made up for it...I would bookmark it, but I think the odds of my being in Santa Cruz again are slim.... So, we finally made Monterey...about time to turn around for SF, LOL. We drove the famous 17 Mile Drive...Brady wanted to go by Pebble Beach, since he ...

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