Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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The Big Sur, Monterey, United States travel blog

The Big Sur

A travel blog entry by thelovelies

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... we opened the doors!! We had had a restaurant called Nepenthe recommended to us which was about 25 miles before we got to Monterey, we arrived there about 5pm so stopped to get some dinner. Randomly, James Franco was in there eating!!!!!!!!! For those of ...

Hearst Castle and beyond -  A Spectacular Day, Monterey, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle and beyond - A Spectacular Day

A travel blog entry by melinaoatley

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... ; The suburb back from the beach has no curb and guttering and amost seem to be scattered in gardens. Stayed at Monterey which still has a more working class character reflecting its fish cannery heritage. Walked down Cannery Lane, named after ...

Holy Coast!!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Holy Coast!!

A travel blog entry by hipdhop

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... was not as great as we expected. After hours of ooh and ahhh up the coast, it was kinda blah. There I said it. Monterey... What an aquarium! So very cool. Walked up Cannery Row through the upscale touristy shops, then had dinner at a spot that guy ...

Thar She Blows!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Thar She Blows!

A travel blog entry by angelslame

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... of the reasons we had chosen our hotel at this location was because we had wanted to experience California Route 1 from San Simeon to Monterey.  The first bit of road north of our hotel was easy and we stopped for a few minutes at the Elephant Seal ...

The beginning of the journey, Monterey, United States travel blog

The beginning of the journey

A travel blog entry by shim

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10 hours to NYC, immigration, 5 hours to SF, a shuttle to Monterey...  It was long, but it went pretty smoothly, so all and all no complaints, My first order of business was lunch, an all american bacon cheese burger at Denny's, was sooo good. After ...

This is gonna be one hell of an update, Monterey, United States travel blog

This is gonna be one hell of an update

A travel blog entry by mm.patt

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Hi friends. So, we are in Monterey tonight staying at the cheapest hotel we could find (thank you Rodeway Inn.. free wi-fi!). We've been on the road a lot the last few days. Here's a recap. - After departing our cozy spot at the KOA we ventured to the ...

You have to play tourist every now and then, Monterey, United States travel blog

You have to play tourist every now and then

A travel blog entry by just_two_of_us

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... straight scenic tour but 12 years ago the owner / driver / commentator Doug did a one off tour of the movies sites on the Monterey Peninsula and his new business was born. Over 400 movies have been shot in and around Monterey and after you see some of ...

Beautiful Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach, United States travel blog

Beautiful Pebble Beach

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

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Larry and the partners played Pebble Beach.  I drove down and took some photos.  It is really one of the prettiest golf courses I've ever ...

4 days and counting, Somewhere in Monterey, Ca, United States travel blog

4 days and counting

A travel blog entry by dooventures

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... , lodging, groceries etc, I am stunned at how expensive everything is. A fishing trip for 4 runs anywhere from $300-500. I live in Monterey Bay Ca one of the most expensive locales in California (my husband a teacher and I am nurse, we live a very humble ...

17 Mile +, Monterey, United States travel blog

17 Mile +

A travel blog entry by jgstephe

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... you who don't know, 17 Mile Drive is a beautiful, privately-owned road that runs around the outside of the peninsula between Monterey and Carmel. Absolutely beautiful views of this section of the California coast.  It runs by and through some of the ...

Pacific Highway, Monterey, United States travel blog

Pacific Highway

A travel blog entry by andrewannalisa

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Awesome day to drive up the coast, no rain, no traffic! Highlights: Hearst Castle- this guy had too much money to spend on his house Elephant seals - Sort of what I look like sunbathing Whole foods supermarket in Monterey - we took photos of their ...

Cannery Row And The Aquarium, Monterey, United States travel blog

Cannery Row And The Aquarium

A travel blog entry by genkigoddess

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Baptist church, Ronald Reagan and Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

Baptist church, Ronald Reagan and Carmel

A travel blog entry by bethalexandra

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Well today has been a mixed bag so far. We packed up and left the sportsmans lodge in Studio City and drove to the the Friendship baptist church in Pasadena, a very old black church where Martin Luther King preached on 2 occasions. They were incredibly ...

Roadtrip, Monterey, United States travel blog

Roadtrip

A travel blog entry by laura.hailes

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... can fit more in to our days. We had a choice of what we wanted to do, either sea kayaking or to visit the monterey aquarium. I'd made a pact with myself to not be a scaredycat and to just try all experiences....but thankfully Rhonda wanted to go to the ...

Fun fun fun, Carmel, United States travel blog

Fun fun fun

A travel blog entry by crzyglow

Visited Carmel for the first time, went hiking at Point Lobos. Had a blast with the girls. Hofsas was superb. Test ...

The california coast, Monterey, United States travel blog

The california coast

A travel blog entry by frantznoel

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... in the late afternoon. I was eager to be in Monterey to get away from the coast and the wind. By 7pm, I arrived in Monterey and met 2 french guys at the Safeway supermarket. They informed me a camping nearby at $5.00 for touring bikers. Sweet!!! I bought ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Bay Aquarium!

A travel blog entry by wakingdream

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One of the best aquariums I have ever been to is the Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you ever get a chance, do not miss it! It's absolutely incredible!  I couldn't rave enough about it. It's situated right on the water and you can walk Cannery Row to get ...

Monterey Bay, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Bay

A travel blog entry by lizzel

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... aquarium, had amazing ice cream at Fisherman's Wharf and randomly watched deer eating in a cemetery (possibly the laid flowers)! Monterey is full of posh golf courses and pretentious people wearing dodgy golf attire but has some beautiful coastline so ...

Beautiful Monterrey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Beautiful Monterrey

A travel blog entry by dougherna

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Monterrey is a very nice area of California. There is a pier/wharf, an aquarium, beaches, shopping, and dining to be found here. It was very cold when we were there but we still saw many surfers out in the strong waves. Pacific Grove is even prettier ...

Spend some time enjoying nature, Point Lobos State Reserve, United States travel blog

Spend some time enjoying nature

A travel blog entry by mchavez

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This was a relly nice nature reserve. You can hear and see harbour seals, as well as sea otters. They were actually swimming quite rough sea and you could see them trying to crack mussels on their stomachs. ...

Birthday breakfasts, Big Sur, Beaches and Bubbles, Monterey, United States travel blog

Birthday breakfasts, Big Sur, Beaches and Bubbles

A travel blog entry by callumsianknapp

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... crossed the Bixby Bridge, both stunning vistas. After a fair few hours travelling and stopping along the way we arrived in Monterey. It has a totally different feel from the southern coast, along with being a fair few degrees cooler it is very ...

whales and another surrey trip, Monterey, United States travel blog

whales and another surrey trip

A travel blog entry by bobert

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... . another fab day, also the bonus that we've had plenty of exercise today walking around and on the surrey.  tomorrow we leave monterey and head down the famous route 1, described as the best drive in america, the first part takes us through the 'big ...

By the Bay, Monterey, United States travel blog

By the Bay

A travel blog entry by jambos74

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Laurence Leaving San Francisco was sad as we had so much fun there and it was not cold, arrived in Monterey after about a 2 hour drive stopping off at Big Basin Redwood State Park and settled into the hotel, we then went for a stroll along Cannery Row ...

difficult not to like, Carmel, United States travel blog

difficult not to like

A travel blog entry by jphil8871

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Dinner at Patisserie Boissiere, Carmel Plaza, ...

Monterrey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterrey

A travel blog entry by nobaldo

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The road to Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

The road to Monterey

A travel blog entry by lisaredman

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It's 17.30 and we Just arrived at the seaside Inn on Monterey after leaving Jo & the girls around lunch time. We plan on staying here overnight before driving on to San Francisco early in the morning to do a city tour & Alcatraz, can't wait ...

On to Frisco., Carmel, United States travel blog

On to Frisco.

A travel blog entry by silverlobster

... Clint Eastwood was once mayor, then head back to the road, to continue our journey up the coast. Our next stop is Monterey, where John Steinbeck's Cannery Row was based. Another pier, this time lined with seafood restaurants, all offering samples of clam ...

Carmel, the magical town, Carmel, United States travel blog

Carmel, the magical town

A travel blog entry by globalelin

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Monday we started driving with our newly rented car, a chevrolet Malibu. We just managed to get all our suitcases inside. One suitcase, later named Fat Luis, had to be put in the middle seat in the backrow. It was hard driving through San Fransisco, but ...

Lilly time!!!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Lilly time!!!

A travel blog entry by carol_fred

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... to believe these ships can't be used for something because there certainly are a lot of them!   We  arrived in Monterey just after lunch. We called Josh and Wanda and they were out doing errands and said they would stop by about ...

08.02 Monterey bay, Monterey, United States travel blog

08.02 Monterey bay

A travel blog entry by vierpoot

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Vandaag wakker om 7u. Planning: rijden, highway, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Vista Points en Carmel-by-the-See. Redelijk lang gereden vandaag, niet zo leuk ! In het begin reden we langs Highway een zeer mooie kustlijn. Gelukkig hadden we ook nog ...

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