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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. Who is the big little liar? (Feb 2, 2018)

No bag fees Allegiant $39 Monterey to Las Vegas for Frontier $37 Miami flight (Jan 22, 2018)

Come see cars, whales and otters in Monterey this week (Aug 17, 2017)

Massive landslide destroys Pacific Coast Highway 1 in rural Monterey County (May 24, 2017)

Iceland seal population in rapid decline. Seal pup season in Monterey, California (Apr 19, 2017)

In Monterey, January is gray whale watching season (Jan 15, 2017)

Road Trip: Las Vegas to Monterey in 28 annotated photos (Nov 30, 2016)

Wild Sea Otter pup born in Monterey Bay Aquarium tide pool this weekend (Mar 7, 2016)

Trip Report: Allegiant Airlines Monterey-Las Vegas (Feb 23, 2016)

Last Day Monterey 2014 photo essay (Jan 1, 2015)

Gray whale migration passing by Monterey (Dec 27, 2014)

Monterey Bay whale watching as July 2014 ocean is warmest in decades (Jul 26, 2014)

Tour of California cycling race in Monterey (May 15, 2014)

My Monterey: April is seal pupping month, keep off their beaches (Arr 25, 2014)

Sea otters and sea lions on a Monterey Bay February summery day (Feb 17, 2013)

Fort Ord Dunes State Park, Monterey Bay: A walk on a fog day afternoon (Nov 4, 2011)

Summery Winter Day in Monterey (Jan 16, 2011)

Monterey Bay Area Whale Watching

Whale of a show at Point Lobos (Aug 29, 2015)

Gray whale migration passing by Monterey (Dec 27, 2014)

Monterey Bay whale watching as July 2014 ocean is warmest in decades (Jul 26, 2014)

In Monterey, January is gray whale watching season (Jan 15, 2017)

Humpback whales bubble netting off Carmel Beach in July (Jul 26, 2015)

Humpback whales in our faces at Moss Landing beach (Jul 29, 2014)

 

Carmel-by-the-sea, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach

Why visit Monterey and Hyatt Carmel Highlands in December? (Dec 6, 2011)

In the heart of the Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn (Jan 5, 2009)

Famous Lone Cypress loses limb in last week’s storm (Feb 20, 2019)

Pebble Beach hiking trails Carmel Bay to Spanish Bay (Sep 30, 2014)

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Big Sur Coast townhouse and view (Jan 22, 2014)

Monterey County Wineries and Hotels: Carmel Valley Road (Jan 29, 2013)

Sea Otter at sunset in Carmel by Frank Lloyd Wright Walker Residence (May 23, 2012)

 

Point Lobos State Reserve Park (4 miles south of Carmel)

Whale of a show at Point Lobos (Aug 29, 2015)

Point Lobos is my mistress (Mar 5, 2015)

Rare sea otter twin pups born at Point Lobos State Reserve (Feb 27, 2015)

Too cute harbor seal pups and sea otter pup turns 50 days old (April 18, 2015) Follow up to wild twin, Other pup became #696 rescued by Monterey Bay Aquarium and relocated to Chicago Shedd Aquarium).

Hiking the Million Dollar View from Hyatt Highlands Inn at Point Lobos State Reserve, California (July 28, 2013)

Shore Whalers History at Point Lobos State Park, California (Jun 30, 2013)

 

 

Why Santa Maria is a good hotel stop for California coast drive San Francisco to L.A. (May 11, 2016).