The Monterey Peninsula

You may be familiar with a standard homeowners insurance policy. Some people are, while others are not. Are you aware of what is and isn’t covered by a standard policy? When a disaster occurs, it is your best bet to know what will not be covered. Especially when shopping for homeowners quotes. What isn’t covered by my policy? A standard home insurance policy will help cover your home against multiple forms of disaster or perils. According to, perils can be defined as a risk…Continue Reading “Homeowners Insurance, what doesn’t it cover?”

Residents are required by law to be covered with auto insurance coverage. Do you know everything regarding auto insurance requirements? Let’s review what the requirements are for auto insurance and discuss where you can find the best deals by collecting auto insurance quotes. Auto requirements Every driver and vehicle owner must have a state minimum amount of liability coverage. What is the minimum insurance coverage ca drivers need? Drivers with an out of state license or even no license at all will still have to…Continue Reading “Auto Insurance Quotes are best when they are online.”

Pet Friendly Package Can I Come too? Absolutely! We are Pet Friendly and your pet is family and welcome in our home…Pet packages include: Doggie bed and Doggie treats… A Man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation. He wrote: “I would very much like to bring my dog with me. He is well-groomed and very well behaved. Would you be willing to permit me to keep in my room with me at night?”…Continue Reading “Special Packages”

Breakfast: First Awakenings – 125 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove Holly’s Cafe – 602 Lighthouse, Pacific Grove Old Monterey Cafe – 489 Alvarado, Monterey Toasties – 702 Lighthouse, Pacific Grove Lunch / Dinner: Dos Amigos – 1184 Forest, Pacific Grove Fandango’s – 233 17th Street, Pacific Grove Favalaro’s – 545 Lighthouse, Pacific Grove Fish Hopper – 700 Cannery Row, Monterey Joe Rombi’s – 208 17th Street, Pacific Grove Passion Fish – 701 Lighthouse, Pacific Grove Peppers – 170 Forest, Pacific Grove Petra’s – 477 Lighthouse,…Continue Reading “Dining Restaurants on the Monterey Peninsula”

Adventures by the Sea Want to see sea lions, seals, and sea otters from your kayak – or bicycle some of our great bike paths? Then head over to Adventures and suit up. Also rent the surrey bike – Great for families.  Located at 201 Alvarado Mall in Monterey or Lover’s Point Beach in Pacific Grove. Asilomar State Park and Beach Located just behind the Deer Haven Inns and Suites this park has miles of boardwalks through beautiful white dunes. The property has many buildings…Continue Reading “Leisure Activities on the Monterey Peninsula”

The exhibits take you into the hidden world of Monterey Bay, a spectacular ocean realm at the heart of the nation’s largest marine sanctuary. Recreating the habitat of the Monterey Bay, from shallow tide pools to the open ocean and deep sea. The main feature is the Outer Bay Waters exhibit, the one-million-gallon tank containing tuna, sharks, ocean sunfish and sea turtles. At last count, they were home to almost 300,000 individual plants and animals. They exhibit approximately 550 species. Purchase your tickets at our…Continue Reading “Monterey Bay Aquarium General Information”

A truly photogenic journey that winds through the Cypress and Pine Trees past multi-million dollar homes (we’re talking $15 – $20 million), past world famous golf courses and ultra-high end hotels. The best part is the outermost section along the ocean with beautiful vistas and markers for special points of interest. This scenic tour featuring the Lone Cypress, Spanish Bay, and world class Pebble Beach golf resort is not to be missed. There is a fee at the gate (currently $8.50) which includes a map…Continue Reading “17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach”

Cannery Row is one of the most visited areas on the Monterey Peninsula, best known as the setting for John Steinbeck’s 1945 novel of the same name. If you have never been here before, or even if you have, this is a great place to visit. You can stroll to restaurants, unique shops, wine tasting rooms, the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and more. Enjoy recreational opportunities including kayaking, bicycling, rollerblading, and a scenic walking path. Most of all, Cannery Row is a place of history…Continue Reading “Cannery Row in Monterey”

Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Carmel are filled with great shopping opportunities. Below is a short list of our most popular shopping destinations. American Tin Cannery Outlets Located near Cannery Row and right on the ocean, you can save from 25 – 65% every day at a collection of 40 brand name outlet stores (without the huge outlet crowds) including Reebok, Van Huesen, Bass, Nine West, OshKosh and more. There are also a few restaurants on site. 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove. Cannery Row Antique…Continue Reading “Shopping on the Monterey Peninsula”

World Class Golf Vacations The Monterey Peninsula has a total of 19 courses and we have listed the best in a variety of price ranges. Below are a few of the most popular. Also see our Bayonet / Black Horse Golf Package: This package is for two persons including one-night accommodations, our continental breakfast and a round of golf with a golf cart. Bayonet Golf Course This course was closed to the public and only open to those on Fort Ord, a former army base….Continue Reading “Golf Courses on the Monterey Peninsula”