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TravelPod Member ReviewsSpindrift Inn Monterey
This is the hotel we stayed in when we got engaged. It has an old world charm and the staff are very friendly.
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After a yummy breakfast at Peggy Sue's on Park Street in San Jose, we picked up our car and headed out to Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Only 35 miles from San Jose, but a world away! It took more than an hour, starting on typical crowded Silicon Valley expressways, then beautiful neighborhoods in Saratoga, then miles and miles and miles of …
Day 1 has shaped up to be full of suprises!
After a visit with grandpa and final packing, we set off to Monterey. Arriving a little behind schedule, we decided to skip the aquarium, relax, and get ready for dinner. We arrived at our room at the spindrift to a surprise of chocolate covered strawberries and champagne from my mom, dad, and …
... Bay Aquarium. We made it through the whole place plus had a behind-the-scenes tour of where and how they rehabilitate sea otters. Very fun. Random fact of the day: sea otters' fur has 1000 hairs per square inch. The aquarium is well worth the visit!
This is a day that is truly better expressed with pictures than words. Enjoy!
... parking up we wandered past the restored canneries buildings that have been converted into shops and eateries along Cannery Row. It has a very relaxed, shabby chic feel and we enjoyed pottering slowly towards the aquarium.
We reached the vast Monterey Bay Aquarium and with pre-booked tickets happily in hand went past the long ticket queues to the entrance. We had chosen possibly the busiest day of the year to visit the Aquarium - a Sunday at the start of August. It ...
Good day whale watching; plenty of humpbacks, some greys, some Risso's dolphins, and of course the ubiquitous sealions. Also managed to see a few sea otters but closer than those I saw yesterday. Sadly, no orcas though. Mind you, at least there were ...