Monterey

Top Places to Go Camping in Monterey County

By Donna / June 15, 2020 /

Monterey County, found in the central region of California has a lot to offer those who visit. It has many tourist attractions including regional parks (where you can enjoy outdoor activities), beautiful forest views, amazing cliffside and ocean views, bay aquarium, and epic shopping. If you are looking for a good place to visit with…

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Christmas on the Coast

By Donna / December 2, 2019 /

Growing up as an only child in Cincinnati, Ohio, gave me plenty of opportunity to shovel snow in sub-zero temperatures.  Let’s just say, I’m grateful to live on the California Central Coast, where we don’t have to deal with ice on our windshields and plowing snow out of the driveway in the morning. We may…

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Monterey Peninsula College Farmers Market and More – Monterey, CA

By Donna / June 8, 2018 /

By Courtney Hitchcock By far, the best farmers market in Monterey Bay, is held every Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Monterey Peninsula College, the local junior college of Monterey Bay. Not only does this market provide fresh, organic produce, but also has meat, dairy and seafood vendors, making it easy to completely stock your…

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What’s new at the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

By Donna / May 2, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi Monterey is less than one hour south of Santa Cruz and four hours North of Santa Barbara. Keys 2 the Coast highly recommends that everyone visit the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. It is one of the top things to do in Monterey and it will be a memorable experience for all ages.…

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Pfeiffer State Beach – Big Sur, CA

By Donna / May 2, 2018 /

One of the best drives on the California Central Coast is through Big Sur. Deep gorges, cut through rugged mountains and pine forests that extend to the edge of sandy beaches. Cascading waterfalls, plunging into the sea below, are a glorious sight to see. California’s Central Coast is beyond compare in natural beauty. The area…

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A Monterey County Discovery: Scheid Family Wines’ District 7

By Donna / February 20, 2018 /

By Cindy Rynning- Guest Blogger One of my favorite endeavors is to discover a wine that’s new to me. Whether it’s from an off-the-beaten-track region, a winery of which I’m not familiar, or a varietal that I haven’t fully explored, the first taste is always an adventure. And recently, I had more than a few memorable…

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Lovers Point in Monterey, Ca

By Donna / September 9, 2017 /

Keys 2 the Coast is constantly searching for the best places to wine, dine and explore on the California Coast and we have officially declared that Lovers Point State Marine Reserve, in Monterey Bay, is one of the most scenic spots in all of California. It is truly a top ten travel destination that must be…

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Exploring Cambria, CA

By Donna / March 7, 2017 /

It’s impossible to not be spoiled by the wonderment of California’s Central Coast. From Santa Barbara to Paso Robles to Monterey, Keys2theCoast.com is devoted to featuring the best places to wine, dine and explore. If you haven’t been to Cambria lately, you simply must visit this delightful little seaside village in San Luis Obispo County.…

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Stars and the Star-Struck…

By Donna / February 26, 2017 /

Visitors continue to flock to Hearst Castle and the Santa Maria Inn, just as they did in the heyday of Hollywood. Living on the Central Coast is living the dream. The mountain and ocean views are simply awe-inspiring. It’s no wonder tourists flock from around the world to visit Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and…

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Things to do in Monterey – A Perfect Day

By Donna / May 16, 2016 /

Monterey is a place of remarkable beauty. The ocean views and scenic drives are breathtaking. Monterey is home to world-famous Cannery Row shopping, and the Monterey

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