Vagabond Inn Monterey
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... after I drop you off.”
Our five-day, 2,400 mile drive to CA is long and boring. Our sightseeing is done on the freeways, most striking is the St. Louis Arch, which we circle around, and enjoy from every angle. We stop long enough for photos in my favorite Grand Canyon, the stunningly colorful Painted Desert, and the Petrified Forest. After I drop-off Mooch, I head over to visit ...
... bit of a shame as the story behind the mission and how it has evolved over the years is an interesting one that deserves being told properly. The curator should pay a visit to Ellis Island.
After walking around the mission for an hour or so we move on to 17 Mile Drive. The "classic" part of 17 Mile Drive hugs the coastline between Pacific Grove on the northern part of the Monterey Peninsula ...
... of it and stopped about 20 times to do and see things along the way and therefore it took us the whole day to get to San Simeon.
Along the way we visited Pebble Beach which is home to of some of the worlds best golf courses ...
... required to pay anything.
We rounded up the day in a few night bars in the city center, which turned out to be pleasant but not very exciting and pretty expensive on the top of it.
Monterey is a nice little town, but I couldn't imagine living there for longer as it doesn't have enough to offer. Apart from the great views of course ...
... after an uncomfortable and chilly night it quickly becomes clear that we need to pop to a camping goods store to upgrade some of our kit. (I discover to my excitement that fleecy sleeping bag liners are an option!)
The following day we drive along the breath taking piece of wiggly costal road leading us towards LA stopping off to take in amazing cliff top views including a waterfall pouring out of the rock directly into the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVagabond Inn Monterey
What a great place, had a beautiful big room with king bed, gas open fire place, fridge, microwave, balcony. Loved it.! Highly recommend. Gentleman on front desk was welcoming and helpful, with a smile. Which I found rare to see in the USA!
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