Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey

17225 El Rancho Way, Salinas, California, 93907, United States | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $163.00

Travel Blogs from Salinas

Day 8. Lots of driving.

A travel blog entry by kpaldcroft


... from the beach but their front yards are all sand dunes with tufts of grass in them. Didn't look very nice.
After that we went on to Carmel, somewhere I have wanted to visit for years. Clint Eastwood used to be the Mayor there and at one time owned a bed and breakfast there but he was sued a couple of times for not having a disabled ramp so ended up selling it. He still owns a bar in town and if he is in town on a Thursday he plays the Piano ...

Quiet and Busy Days!

A travel blog entry by lovetotrek


... refrigerator, so lucky Mel and Sayo get to help us eat the food in the freezer: one steak, chicken breast, small pork tenderloin, and veggies in the refrigerator.

So, tomorrow we are taking a client plant tour. Just a few more days and then, head out. We’ll be packing Thursday and Friday. It's been a great three weeks!

So, will sign off now. Will see you all soon!

Good night,


Lilly time!!!

A travel blog entry by carol_fred


... after lunch. We called Josh and Wanda and they were out doing errands and said they would stop by about 3:00. We got all settled in and waited and when they arrived, Lilly burst from the car yelling, "Gramma! Papa!" with big hugs all around – couldn't have been better.

Josh and Wanda had bought tickets to the Oktoberfest which was being held at the Fairgrounds right next to ...

Highway 1 Adventure

A travel blog entry by levinson5


... Zealand style - lacking guard rails. I was happy to be on the 'inside' in our less than trusty 'new' old minivan. After a refueling/recoffeeing stop, I took over the driving and immediately thought to myself that it felt like I was driving in 'Pole Position'. Remember that game? The steering doesn't really respond to the movements of the wheel. After I talked to myself about it for a few minutes, I decided I would ask Josh if he'd ...


A travel blog entry by sanjose222


... a vital part of the fishing industry in the area. It's now a collection of shops and restaurants, a tourist mecca. Kids played in the edge of the water while a couple played homemade flutes and seals sunned themselves on a rock.
We ate on the patio of the Fish Hopper, where we had some very tasty seafood and watched sailboats and kayaks on the water. .
Later, the guys went to see the Batman movie wihile I enjoyed the first time I've been alone since the trip began.

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This 3 star hotel, located on 17225 El Rancho Way, Salinas, is near National Steinbeck Center, Oldtown, The Steinbeck House / Best Cellar Gift Shop, and Salinas Valley.
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