Getting to know the sealife in Monterey, CA

Monterey….a typical small coast town along Hwy 1 and a perfect day trip from San Francisco.

Monterey is located between San Francisco and Carmel-By-The-Sea. From San Francisco, Monterey is approximately 2 1/2 hours and 120miles away. Between Monterey and Carmel-By-The-Sea, the 17-Mile Drive is located, which should definitely be another point on the Roadtrip-To-Do-List.

Parking is for free on Sundays!

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Beaches on a steep Cliff in Half Moon Bay, CA

A wonderful, natural beach with a cute little town.

Half Moon Bay is a small town with 12.000 residents. The town is especially known for its annual Art&Pumpkin Festival and all the Pumpkin Patches and Christmas tree sales around.

In Downtown you can find many cafés. Perfect for a relaxed afternoon drinking tea. Around Half Moon Bay are man farms where you can buy local fruits and vegetables.

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A street like from a postcard – the 17-Mile Drive, CA

The 17-Mile-Drive – just unbelievably wonderful. You like being part of a postcard!

The 17-Mile-Drive is located southern of San Francisco along Highway One. To get there, there are five entrances (from North to South): the Pacific Grove Gate, the Country Club Gate, the S.F.B. Morse Gate, the Highway 1 Gate and the Carmel Gate. The fee of $10 is oh so worth it, you will see! As a pedestrian or bicyclist  you do not have to pay to enter the scenic road.

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