Insider’s Guide to the Best Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel

The Monterey Bay Aquarium… 17 Mile Drive with its Lone Cypress… Cannery Row… Pebble Beach…there is no end to California dreamin’ in Monterey and Carmel. It only takes between two and three hours to get from San Francisco to Monterey—or from San Francisco to Carmel.… Read More

“Paradise Found” in Monterey, California!

“Paradise Found” in Monterey, California! Our map to phenomenal, one-of-a-kind things to do in Monterey, California in under 2 hours. Since we get asked all the time, “What should I do in Monterey”, we had a “fun-storming” session and created this awesome map. Save it… Read More

Awesome Monterey Bay Hikes You Can Do in Under 2 Hours

Footprints in Monterey Bay Series Monterey is the crown jewel of the Northern California’s coast.  Full disclosure: I grew up here! To experience the magic of this place, you need to leave footprints on one of the many trails that hug the spell-binding coastline of… Read More

OMG, Yosemite Falls Like Never Before

There has never been a Yosemite Valley like this before!  After years of drought, the Park’s snowpack is melting and making something truly spell binding. There are hundreds of ephemeral waterfalls (Big word! It just means temporary) that will be flowing for a bit longer… Read More

7 Essential Stops for your Monterey and Carmel Vacation

Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea provide some of California’s most beautiful coastline.  From the Monterey Bay Aquarium to the 17 Mile Drive this stretch of central coastline has a little something for everyone.  Here is our guide to some of our favorite things to do between Monterey… Read More