The Weekly Surf: This Week’s Best Links
How I Got That Shot: “McWay Falls at Sunset”
See how photographer Joel Addams got this beautiful “money shot” of McWay Falls. His 8 hours of killing time before sunset certainly paid off!
Budget Travel Friday: Big Sur
The self-proclaimed “budgeting babe” rounded up some cash saving tips for those headed to land of Big Sur. She recommends camping and splurging on a guide book to make sure you hit all of the hot spots.
Steinbeck Country- home of Salinas, Cannery Row and Monterey – wears its history well
Love John Steinbeck? You will love this article featured in Toronto’s The Star. Petti Fong describes the sites and history behind many of the Nobel Prize winner’s well-known novels.
A Photographic Journey to Big Sur, I
Don’t let the title fool you; this post not only features cool pics in Big Sur but several from the heartland of Salinas.
Mecum to Offer Extraordinary Collection of MV Agusta Motorcycles at Monterey Auction
If you’re in the market for a MV Agusta Motorcycle than you are in luck! Mecum has just announced they will be auctioning 71 of them in August during Monterey’s Auto Week!
Mixing it up with cocktails in Monterey, Carmel
We all know that Monterey County has exquisite wine, but did you know that there is an emerging cocktail scene? Local restaurants and lounges are preparing unique mixtures like 1833′s “Kentucky Waffle”, Grasing’s “Spa on the Rocks” and Tarpy’s “Pink Bunny.” Cheers!
Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Kelp Forest
Check out this awesome interactive and panoramic view of the aquarium’s famed Kelp Forest. Thanks Sac Bee!
Rare sight: Steller sea lion spotted in Moss Landing Harbor
Visitors always like viewing the unusually large sea lion population at Moss Landing. On Sunday they saw an unusually large sea lion that had joined the crowd, a Steller sea lion that was over twice the size of any other sea lion on the dock.
Get Me Out of LA: Road Trip to Big Sur
Sometimes you just need to unwind. Luckily Big Sur is just a scenic drive away from the hustle and bustle of southern California. Check out Whitney’s top three great places to stay that won’t break the bank.
TODAY Travel: 5 fun family getaways for spring break
Take if from TODAY show travel experts and book your family’s spring break in Monterey! The kid-friendly Portola Hotel & Spa even organizes a Pirates Program for young matties.
Best of the Monterey County Coast
Check out SF Gate’s list of the top 10 best places for adventure along Monterey County’s coastline. Have you been to them all?
Post Ranch Inn: California’s Dramatic Coastal Escape
Mr. & Mrs. Smith of the Daily Meal stayed at the ultra luxurious Post Ranch Inn perched above the cliffs of Big Sur. The experience and stunning views were so amazing they didn’t even miss having a T.V.
A cut above the usual Monterey bed & breakfasts
SF Gate took notice of all the great B&Bs we have in Monterey County. Take a look at their round up of some of the best including Seven Gables Inn, Tickle Pink Inn and Jabberwock Inn.