Have you ever been to Monterey? Even if you haven’t yet visited, you’d probably recognize photos of the iconic Big Sur Bixby Bridge and the Lone Cypress along the rugged 17 Mile Drive coastline. You’re probably also familiar with Steinbeck’s books about the area, Dali’s Monterey inspired artwork and former Carmel by The Sea mayor […]
Can I still go to Big Sur? Yes!
There is no doubt about it. Big Sur is an absolutely beautiful place – rugged coastline, redwoods, wildflowers and more. This area has been impacted by back to back disasters including the Soberanes fire that burned for 3 months last year, harsh Winter storms this year and a recent, massive landslide. Some adjustments need to be made, but […]
Big Sur Getaway at Glen Oaks
Looking for a California getaway that will allow you to relax and leave your worries behind you? A luxury cabin at Glen Oaks in Big Sur provided exactly that kind of escape for me! I’ve enjoyed the scenic Highway 1 drive through Big Sur before, but this was my first time to stay in the area. […]
Garrapata State Park Beach
Garrapata Beach is part of our California State Park system. It’s south of Carmel and north of Big Sur and the famous Bixby Bridge. The more I travel, the more I appreciate that land has been set aside for preservation and public enjoyment. Parking is free for the beach. The weekday that I visited, parking […]