Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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Beauty, Beards & Big Beasts, Monterey, United States travel blog

Beauty, Beards & Big Beasts

A travel blog entry by chrisleslie

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... after a day of winding roads and lacking some much needed food, we just did a quick stroll around Carmel, showered up in our Monterey hotel and headed to our favorite spot for dinner in these parts. Hula's on Lighthouse ave did not disappoint, and as an ...

Awsome hotel right on the beach, Monterey, United States travel blog

Awsome hotel right on the beach

A travel blog entry by juliaanddan

As we leave Morro bay it is foggy.. aparently it gets like this at this time of year.  hopefully it will clear up as the day goes on. 9pm - well - the fog cleared and we had a lovely drive up the coast to Montorey.  Before we left morro bay we ...

Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, United States travel blog

Laguna Seca Raceway

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

Tuesday, May 17th Jared found a cool place in Monterey for us to stay. The Laguna Seca Recreation Area is a Mazda Racetrack facility. They have three different campgrounds on the grounds and a decent size racetrack. They were having a ...

Route One here we come., Monterey, United States travel blog

Route One here we come.

A travel blog entry by vietnam_view

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... Row yet) so I was quite excited by this! Monterey may also call to mind the Frank Sinatra song "What Happened in Monterey", which annoyingly I couldn’t get out of my head.   We had read about a camp site before hitting Monterey ...

Day 101 Big Sur & Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 101 Big Sur & Carmel

A travel blog entry by ianmetcalfe

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... Big Sur has no specific boundaries, many definitions of the area include the 90 miles of coastline from the Carmel River in Monterey County south to the San Carpoforo Creek in San Luis Obispo County, and extend about 20 miles inland to the eastern ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by pa7bp

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After collecting the car in San Francisco our next stop was a small town called Monterey on the West coast about 100 miles south of SF, we stayed here for 1 night in a tacky little motel called the Blue ...

drive from sanfrancisco to carmel, Monterey, United States travel blog

drive from sanfrancisco to carmel

A travel blog entry by kkats

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bye bye frisco....my legs are sore from cycling lots and lots of pumpkin farms on way down.....some of them are huge! it seems to be a big family outing to go and get your pumpkin, just like going for a christmas tree. Arrived in carmel and booked into ...

On the road again, Monterey, United States travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by aidan1150

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... being taking lot's of fluids on board in order to remain well hydrated. The US open golf tournament is being held in Monterey and some of the hotels were quoting outrageous room rates.  Best Western wanted $250 per room, but Days Inn accommodated us ...

Day 5, Pacific Grove, United States travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by ebradham

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The next morning, I woke up really early and left the Whale Watchers Inn while it was still foggy, in the hopes that there would not be many other cars on my drive through the curvy roads.  The result was a magical drive out of the Big Sur ...

Day 6, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by ebradham

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... of sea lions (or seals?) waiting for  fish. On Diane Linn's recommendation, I went on a morning whale watching tour with Monterey Bay Whale Watch Center.  It was wonderful! There was a dog on the boat! In the harbor, we saw ...

Day 7, Point Lobos State Reserve, United States travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by ebradham

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I set out from Pacific Grove on 17-mile drive through Carmel.  The people that live in Carmel are so rich that you have to pay $10 to drive on the road through their town.  But, it is worth it.  Lots of turn offs with great views and ...

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 ...

Road trip from Santa Barbara to Carmel Valley (8), Carmel, United States travel blog

Road trip from Santa Barbara to Carmel Valley (8)

A travel blog entry by cowell

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Mummy We left Santa Barbara at about 11 am. First stop was Morro Bay to see the volcanic rock that peaks out of the ocean. Also got a glimpse is some seals or otters. Couldn't quite make out as they were located in the distance. Next stop was Hearst ...

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 ...

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