Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

195 Kern Street, Salinas, California, 93905, United States | 2 star hotel
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Day 18

A travel blog entry by warwicksoption



Up very early today for a 7am start towards Hearst Castle. Before going there we made a stop at a beach about 2 miles away and watched Sea elephants on the beach and swimming in the Pacific Ocean. There were about 100 there and they are common along this section of the California Coast. The weather today is is fine but has a mist which is low lying and and is severely restricting our viewing.

After that we went to ...

Pacific Highway

A travel blog entry by andrewannalisa


Awesome day to drive up the coast, no rain, no traffic!
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 ...

Pacific Coast HIghway

A travel blog entry by sheflysx


... Steve learned from the desk clerk at our hotel, whose brother grows grapes and almonds, that 8 acres of grapevines nets him a lot more money than 40 acres of almond trees. And that is the beginning of the chain that ends up in those expensive bottles of wine that we drink.

After about 20 miles we came over a ridge, and there she was…the Pacific Ocean, a mixture of turquoise and dark blue water, sprinkled with white caps as far ...

You have to play tourist every now and then

A travel blog entry by just_two_of_us


... out someone had just paid $21 million for house that they then set about gutting. Other beautiful seafront properties built back in the 1930's have changed hands a few times but have barely been lived in such a waste. Doug pointed out a groundsperson who he sees most days tending a truly beautiful garden that only seems to be enjoyed by people on his bus tour!. Makes no sense to me. PB is a privately owned gated community. Clint has ...


A travel blog entry by lsuatmospherics


... supposedly new but you couldn't really tell. One of the bathrooms had water leaking on the floor. Luckily it didn't stink, so I guess it wasn't toilet water.

We landed at LAX basically right on time, about 11:30am. Baggage claim was easy. The shuttle to the car rental office was easy. We had a car and was ready to go by about 12:30pm. We end up driving to Santa Monica to see the Pacific ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 195 Kern Street, Salinas, is near National Steinbeck Center, Oldtown, and Salinas Valley.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding