Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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Carmel, Monterey and Hearst Castle, Monterey, United States travel blog

Carmel, Monterey and Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... ) before exploring a little mall. All in all I was more than a little disappointed in Clint's much-hyped tourist trap. Monterey proved to be more interesting. We walked around Fisherman's Wharf, stopping to watch seals sunbaking and barking at one ...

A coastal drive south of San Francisco, Monterey, United States travel blog

A coastal drive south of San Francisco

A travel blog entry by stathis

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A coastal drive south of San Francisco before getting there, Monterey, Santa Cruz, Big Sur. There was a car exhibition at the time we were there, so you can imagine my excitement! I've seen first time ever the MacLaren F1, including ...

Monterey Aquarium, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Aquarium

A travel blog entry by lblack

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Today we spent the day at Monterey Bay Aquarium, about 20 minutes walk from our Hotel, we also took the optional behind the scenes tour and had the chance to feed the fish at the end of the tour.  Tomorrow we travel the Scenic Highway 1 tomorrow, ...

What would Steinbeck say?, Monterey, United States travel blog

What would Steinbeck say?

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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The original plan was to head to the big sur coast and drive up to Monterey. This however, would have meant a very early start and another excessive day of driving.  So we decided to take it easy and indulge in a little more shopping.  Yes I ...

US1 Drive, Monterey, United States travel blog

US1 Drive

A travel blog entry by andrewkinsey

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... steak sandwiches by the beach. Along the journey there were many stops, the bays are lovely and empty!   Once in Monterey we walked by the Aquarium and across the pier there were so many sea lions bathing in the sun!  We ...

Livingontheedgeoftheworld,well Minneapolisactually, Monterey, United States travel blog

Livingontheedgeoftheworld,well Minneapolisactually

A travel blog entry by wolfieboy69

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... I could take comfort, safe in the knowledge that I would return for an extended period in October.  Until then, Portland, Monterey, San Francisco and a Green Tortoise bus trip would have to keep me entertained, but as someone famous once said 'I'll ...

Von spektakulären Strassen und einsamen Bäumen, Monterey, United States travel blog

Von spektakulären Strassen und einsamen Bäumen

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... zu früh aus dem Bus und erledigte auf dem Nachhauseweg noch kurz die über-kitschige Touristenpromenade von Monterey, wo in ehemaligen Sardinenbüchsenfabriken nun allerlei überteuerte Souvenirs feilgeboten werden. Die farbigen Stelzenhäuschen waren ...

Day 13: Ventura, CA to Carmel, CA., Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 13: Ventura, CA to Carmel, CA.

A travel blog entry by edct

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... did what we did! Our trip north continued after our stop in San Simeon and our objective was to reach either Carmel or Monterey, CA.  The drive along the PCH proved to be tiring though as we wound our way around numerous sharp curves, steep inclines ...

Day 32 - San Fran to Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 32 - San Fran to Monterey

A travel blog entry by kgajlockyer

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... us of Blackpool with its rollercoasters (albeit closed), arcade pier and touristy shops. Not for us.  We continued on our way to Monterey, where we planned to spend the night. A quick stop at Maccas to use their wifi was not the best plan. The wifi ...

Puschelgras Highway, Pacific Grove, United States travel blog

Puschelgras Highway

A travel blog entry by sirhenrysir

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Der Tag begann mit einem auf das Zimmer gelieferten Frühstückskorb. Wir haben gestern Abend eine Karte ausgefüllt und zur vereinbarten Zeit wurde der Korb ins Zimmer gebracht. Das ist mal was anderes und ein toller Service. Zudem hatten wir mal wieder ...

Day 4 - Carmel - Point Lobos State Reserve, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Carmel - Point Lobos State Reserve

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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Picked up our rental car this morning. Pete very kindly had ordered an SUV - very cool to drive but unfortunately Nina couldn't see over the steering wheel so had to sit on our two travel pillows to give her a boost. First time for both of us driving an ...

Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey, United States travel blog

Pebble Beach Golf Links

A travel blog entry by dorothystokes

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... us it will 'burn' off by 11 and have sunshine - and she was right, but it was back again by 5. Today we are exploring the Monterey Peninsula - made up of 3 areas on the bay - Monterey, Palm Grove and Carmel by the Sea - all very pricey even for old small ...

Days 5 and 6 - Monterey - Whale of a Time, Carmel, United States travel blog

Days 5 and 6 - Monterey - Whale of a Time

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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Another couple of overcast and cold days in Cali. We had booked two whale watching trips in Monterey in the hope of seeing the worlds biggest animal - the blue whale. Unfortunately he didn't want to play ball, but we saw lots of humpback whales, dolphins ...

Day 10, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by gstfire

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I went to Monterey Bay today, which is south of San Francisco along the Pacific Ocean. The City of Monterey has a lot of historical places to see including Cannery Row. Cannery Row was once a place that canned sardines but now consist of lots of ...

Sitting on the dock of the bay, Monterey, United States travel blog

Sitting on the dock of the bay

A travel blog entry by journeytoaus

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After waking up early in the truck stop we googled our directions to Monterey aquarium before heading on the road again. I also decided to look up where the best place to park an RV at the aquarium and to my horror discovered pretty much nowhere was the ...

HWY 1 oder Alis Racetrack, Monterey, United States travel blog

HWY 1 oder Alis Racetrack

A travel blog entry by eposontheroad

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... die Schlüssel für die Weiterfahrt. Ich natürlich ohne Bier aber mit dem festen Willen zum Nachtessen in Monterey zu sein, starteten wir für Heute die letzte Etappe. Eins ist sicher, wir Drei sind Heute die Etappensieger, denn für ...

The coastal mist will not be missed, Monterey, United States travel blog

The coastal mist will not be missed

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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... behaviour. 2 days before, orca and a blue whale had been spotted so we were keeping our eyes extra peeled. (P.S. we went back to Monterey and checked their whiteboard: both the 9am and 10am trips saw a blue whale - ahh!)   We drifted over the canyon, ...

Highway One, Monterey, United States travel blog

Highway One

A travel blog entry by chris-barbara

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... coaster similar to that at Coney Island. The town is not too touristy but is looking a bit faded now. We stopped overnight at Monterey which has loads of historic sites & buildings - but we found a cosy looking pub on Cannery Row & stayed there all ...

Day Four, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day Four

A travel blog entry by nordloh

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...   Back to day four- we woke up and went for a nice run along the water. On our way out of town, we hit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. We had no idea that this stop would end up being one of our favorites. The jelly fish exhibit was beyond cool!   ...

The Old Saddle Rock Ranch & Steinbeck's Old Haunt, Monterey, United States travel blog

The Old Saddle Rock Ranch & Steinbeck's Old Haunt

A travel blog entry by travel4eternity

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... would like to point out this is probably the first time I've actually wanted to be on a beach.)   We arrived in Monterey towards evening (we found red telephone booths at a gas station stop along the way, my second British reference on this ...

Produce and Plastic Surgery (Day 33), Monterey, United States travel blog

Produce and Plastic Surgery (Day 33)

A travel blog entry by hannahandbrian

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... about the California law and we told her we do...you have to wear a helmet if your under 18.  She was scary. We got into Monterey and found the bike shop.  We went in just to check it out and the man who was working offered to let us leave ...

Scenic highway 1 LA to San Francisco, Monterey, United States travel blog

Scenic highway 1 LA to San Francisco

A travel blog entry by chrisculley

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None of us can believe that we only have a few weeks left of our 90 day journey through the United States of America.  It has been one of the most rewarding journeys I have ever made and my heart is heavy at the prospect of having to leave soon. ...

De Fisherman's Wharf van Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

De Fisherman's Wharf van Monterey

A travel blog entry by dutchdownunder

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Hoera, Marcel is jarig! We verlaten Yosemite National Park en reizen door naar Monterey, aan de kust van Californië. De middag brengen we door aan de Old Fisherman's Wharf, waar we voor morgen alvast een walvistour boeken. We sluiten ons bezoek aan de ...

13. Tag von San Francisco nach Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

13. Tag von San Francisco nach Monterey

A travel blog entry by nikkattor

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... bauen können die Amerikaner wirklich gut. Alles ist sehr anschaulich und zum Ausprobieren aufbereitet. Danach düsten wir nach Monterey am Pacific. Den Abend verbrachten wir im Fisherman's Wharf und in der Cannery Row (alte, jetzt aufgemotzte ...

Monterey ein kurzer Besuch, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey ein kurzer Besuch

A travel blog entry by usareise

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... Kaffee mit Bagel geht die Fahrt los. Wir haben uns für den Freeway entschieden. Die Küstenstraße, der Highway 1, soll ab Monterey deutlich schöner sein. Vorbei an Cupertino und dem Silicon Valley geht die Fahrt im gemütlichen Tempo (65 Meilen) gen ...

Forfærdelig start på Californien turen, Monterey, United States travel blog

Forfærdelig start på Californien turen

A travel blog entry by sidsel_nicolai

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... vi havde var resterne af en pakke mint/melon tyggegummi, som nogen havde efterladt i bilen og 5 dollar. Da vi endelig nåede målet Monterey var det 15 timer siden vi sidst havde spist og vi var bogstaveligt ved at dø af sult. Især Nicolai ;-) Vi kørte ...

Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

Carmel

A travel blog entry by thejackson3

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Today we left behind Cambria to head up Highway 1 to Carmel. It was about a 2.5hr journey (without stops) but wow.. What an incredible road! It follows the coastline and is all sharp bends and steep drops. The views are unbelievable, seriously looks like ...

Monterey - Why??, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey - Why??

A travel blog entry by katd

... us well.  So when we first looked at Monterey in the book - there didn't seem to be a problem. Coming into Monterey was straight forward enough, however, instead of being greeted with many golf courses, old Spanish decor and expensive villas, we ...

Day 26 - Monterey Aquarium, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 26 - Monterey Aquarium

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... de les medusses i les llúdrigues de mar que es podien veure també des de la cafeteria, en estat salvatge, a la Badia de Monterey.   L'exposició de medusses és potser la part més especial de l'aquari. Més de 30 tipus de medusses formen aquesta ...

California, Monterey, United States travel blog

California

A travel blog entry by ma-planete

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... pour le pont du Golden Gate et l'île de l'ancienne prison d'Alcatraz. Puis, nous avons mis le cap au sud, en direction de Monterey, pour la visite de l'aquarium, l'un des plus grands d'Amérique du Nord. Ensuite, nous avons longé la côte de Big Sur ...

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