Days Inn Santa Maria
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... a testament to how old motels/hotels can be brought into modern times. Our early morning wandering showed us that Monterey was a nice place, and next time we're here, we'll stay longer. But Big Sur beckons, and we answer the call.
We didn't have 3 or 4 weeks for this trip, so we've had to make choices. When we've had to make choices, we've forgone the towns, stores, shopping, and man made attractions along the ...
... mining fields –YUK, and the last little town only had one motel, which looked closed. So, we carried on through the Sierra Madre Mountains for about 50 miles past a handful of ranches, and are staying at a fairly big centre called Santa Maria. It's north of Los Angeles on Hwy 101, about 2 hours south of Monterey. The Travelodge gave us a good deal on a King room which is quite nice indeed and we had a tasty and huge pot roast dinner at the ...
... of choice for sunset-watching.
The next day, we took a ride around the area, and went back to the park to enjoy a full hour of watching the sun set, with seagulls, cranes, pelicans, sea otters, and whales adding to the natural beauty!
On Tuesday, we toured Hearst Castle, truly an amazing place, filled with an unbelievable collection of art, and the grounds provide an endless supply of beautiful views. On ...
... stop - before you have visions of Nick Kayman - there was a very clean toilet there. There was also internet & when we checked there were only hotels at Santa Maria (9.5 miles) or where we had been heading Lompoc (27 miles) a no brainer, Santa Maria here we come. After lots of chat with the locals, lots of snacks from the vending machine everything was washed & dried, even our shoes. Makes you feel really bad though ...
... cars--my favorite. They had the car driven by Tom Cruise in the Mission Impossible movie and the scooter from the Bat Man movie. They had many more but those were my 2 favorites.
We ate lunch in a cute little 50's café in the museum and then we headed out of LA.
OMG-it's 12:00 ...