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Sep102019

Ventana Big Sur an Alila Resort $700 per night glamping rates

Glamping always seemed to me a pretentious term, yet Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort and hotel member of World of Hyatt, embraces the concept with $700 to $800 per night glamping rooms in the outdoors of Monterey County. For a couple hundred dollars more you can stay in an actual hotel room. Two years…

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Aug062019

Monterey-Carmel-Big Sur-Santa Cruz

Monterey Allegiant Airlines Monterey’s cheapest flights for tiny packers (May 15, 2019) Monterey in May means seal pups and humpback whales (May 3, 2019) Monterey Bay where the wild things still live (Nov 2, 2018) Monterey Jazz Festival Hotel Reward Nights challenge across loyalty programs (Sep 11, 2018) Monterey or North Wales marine mammal sightings.…

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Sep122018

Value of Choice Privileges for Big Sur road trip

Some of the best hotel rate discounts of the year can be yours with Choice Privileges points saving hundreds of dollars in lodging costs for a Central Coast California road trip between September 16 and November 30, 2018.

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Jun012017

Helicopter Package to Post Ranch Inn Big Sur

A helicopter flying in a southerly direction to Big Sur passed overhead yesterday as I walked through the park Point Lobos State Reserve on the central coast of California. About 90 minutes later the helicopter passed overhead again on its way back to Monterey Airport. These helicopters may have been one of the daily flights …

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Jan222014

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Big Sur Coast townhouse and view

Hanging out in the Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn usually feels close to home for me. The hotel location is set above Highway 1 on the hillside with a sea cove view to Point Lobos State Park in the north and a sea view to a few very expensive homes on the rocky point in the…

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Oct162013

Henry and Julia for a Big Sur turn on, drop out, tune in

Some days I feel the need to disconnect from the virtual world that earns my living, turn off the computer, turn on my car, head over the hill to Carmel-by-the-sea and continue driving south on Highway 1 to the Big Sur where I tune back into nature. Cell phone generally says “No Service Available” in…

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Sep232013

The People’s Mansion at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur California

McWay Falls at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is a sight to behold. And behold it you can. You can pay $10 to park your car in the State Park or simply park your car on Highway 1, if space is available in this popular tourist destination, and walk into the park to take the…

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Sep212013

Just how expensive are Big Sur hotels?

Big Sur, California is a region that was unified by the completion of the Pacific Coast state highway in 1937 to allow through traffic from Carmel to San Simeon, a distance of 90 miles. The paved highway shifted the rugged California central coast economy of Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties from pioneer subsistence on…

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Sep192013

Highway 1 Big Sur Coast Drive Detour

Three reasons I wanted to make a road trip yesterday around Monterey County and a drive south on Highway 1 along the Big Sur coast. First, the desire to drive a paved road I did not know existed until a couple years ago called the Nacimiento-Fergusson Road linking Highway 1 on the Monterey County coast…

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