Category: Asilomar

Go Whale Watching off the Monterey Coast

Go Whale Watching off the Monterey Coast

Monterey Bay, CA

Whale watching is one of those things that a lot of people might dismiss—either for fear of not having their sea legs or because they think they might not even see anything! These fears, I can assure you, are unfounded....
Hiking in Monterey

Hiking in Monterey

Monterey, CA

The Northern California Coastline is famous for its beautiful hikes. With breathtaking, salty ocean breezes on one side and staggering landscapes of forests, hills, and valleys on the other, you can’t go wrong. In Monterey County, you are a short...
Biking the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

Biking the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

Monterey, CA

For a wonderfully two-wheeled summer excursion, it doesn’t get much better than riding along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail. With 18 miles of paved trails along Monterey’s coastline, this trail is filled with countless incredible views. The trail starts...
Asilomar State Beach/Pacific Ocean

Asilomar State Beach/Pacific Ocean

Asilomar State Beach, CA

The fine white sands on the California Coast (and particularly, at the Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove) are a beautiful, albeit non-tropical, place to enjoy the sun. If you’re looking for a calm beach experience, there nothing stopping you...
Bird Watching in Monterey

Bird Watching in Monterey

Carmel River State Beach, CA

The famous Monterey Bay is one of the world’s top birding destination for its incredible range of habitats and endemic species. With hundreds of species of local and migratory birds, few places can match it for avid or novice bird...

Asilomar Walking Tours

Monterey, CA

Tours run Friday–Sunday, 10am Enjoyable and educational, this guided walking tour is a popular way to explore the famous coastal dunes of the Monterey Peninsula in California and learn about the historic architecture of Asilomar Conference Grounds. At only 1.5...
Monterey Area

Monterey Area

Monterey, CA

Monterey is a weekender’s paradise filled with unforgettable seaside experiences. Monterey is a magical place. And it’s not just the California coastline, with its beautiful sand dunes and coastal habitat, but also the surrounding communities of Pacific Grove, Monterey, and...
Photographing the Sunset at Panther Beach

Photographing the Sunset at Panther Beach

San Francisco, California

Probably my favorite beach in the Santa Cruz area. Panther Beach lies just south of Davenport along the beautiful Hwy 1. Park at a large dirt pull out on the left hand side if your heading north from Santa Cruz....
Kayak with Humpback Whales in Monterey Bay

Kayak with Humpback Whales in Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay, California

**Disclaimer: Please keep a respectful distance from the whales and other sea wildlife for their protection and your own. Note, changing the animal’s natural behavior is a violation of federal law.** Every year, humpbacks whale migrate north from their winter...
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