San Carlos Beach, Monterey CA


Fly in to:

Monterey Regional Airport

Alternate Airports

San Jose Int’l
San Jose to Monterey (get car rental)72 miles / 90 minute drive

Oakland Int’l Airport  (least expensive flight)
Oakland to Monterey (get car rental)111 miles / 2 hr 30 min minute drive

San Francisco Int’l Airport (least expensive flight)San Francisco to Monterey (get car rental)112 miles / 2 hr 30 min  drive


Monterey Shuttle Bus from above airports to Monterey

Day 1 – Monterey

Monterey, Cannery Row

Cannery Row

Things to Do

Monterey Bay Aquarium (1/2 day)

Fisherman’s Wharf – Whale Watching Tour, Harbor Boat Tour, Dine & Shopon the wharf     (1/2 – 1  day)

Cannery Row – Dining, Sightseeing and Shopping  (1/2 day)

Car Rentals – Monterey




Day 2 – Carmel by the Sea

Carmel Beach, CA

Carmel Beach, CA

Things to Do

Shop / Dine (1/2  days)

Lounge / Watch Sunset on Carmel City Beach   (1/2 day)

Day 3 – Big Sur

Coastline Driving on Hwy 1 - Big Sur

Coastline Driving on Hwy 1 – Big Sur

Things to Do

Big Sur Drive  (1/2 – 1 Day)

– Stop at Garrapata State Park Beach

– Stop at Rocky Creek bridge and Bixby Creek Bridge – Photos   – Stop at Big Sur River Inn (snack and see the Big Sur River)

Stop at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park –      – Walk Trail to McWay Falls       – Lunch at Big Sur Lodge       – Relax at Big Sur Lodge or Do Short Trail Walks

Stay Overnight at Big Sur Hotels (Very Relaxing Stay)

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