Central Coast
Monterey Bay Aquarium

The perfect family getaway! Your California coastal adventure includes a visit to the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, a historic Roaring Camp train ride through majestic redwoods and a shopping spree at Gilroy Premium Outlets. Then, stroll down historic Cannery Row in Monterey for shopping, dining, historic sites and much more! 

Santa Barbara Gardens

Lush, sun-drenched, relaxed and nestled seductively between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Santa Barbara is one of America's best-kept secrets.

One of Santa Barbara’s most cherished assets is its colorful history - a mix of Spanish, Mexican, Portuguese and American Indian influences blended with some film-industry flavor.

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Located thirty miles south of San Jose and the southern end of Silicon Valley, anchoring the beginning of the Santa Clara Wine Trail lies Gilroy, garlic capital of the world!  A true Californian enclave, Gilroy, has a yearly Garlic Festival, family entertainment in the form of Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, great shopping at Premium Outlets and over 25 wineries to choose from for tastings.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Explore the Monterey Bay Aquarium with more than 200 amazing marine life exhibits, animals and family activities. Your visit supports efforts to inspire conservation of the oceans. Located on Monterey’s historic Cannery Row on beautiful Monterey Bay and just minutes from Carmel and Pebble Beach

Roaring Camp Railroads

All aboard for Redwoods & Historic Rails! Enjoy California's towering redwood trees as you ride the steam train to Bear Mountain. Or take the beach train down the scenic San Lorenzo River.

Carmel Walks

Discover the special charms and secrets of Carmel-by-the-SeaCarmel Walks is the number one walking tour in Carmel. Tours are offered most days at select times depending on the season.

Sunset Center

Sunset Center is the cultural heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Come and enjoy a complimentary VIP Tour. Completely renovated to modern standards in 2003, the Center now welcomes performers, both locally and from around the world, to enjoy this remarkable theatre.

Gilroy Premium Outlets

Located just 20 minutes south of San Jose's Silicon Valley directly off Highway 101, Gilroy Premium Outlets® | SIMON® is the largest collection of designer and name brand outlets in Northern California.

Carmel Plaza

Newly remodeled, Carmel Plaza features more that 35 fine shops and restaurants in a classy setting. Complete with lush landscaping, trickling fountains and village-style shopping, the center is an exquisite mix of shopping, dining and entertainment.

La Cumbre Plaza
La Cumbre Plaza is a beautiful outdoor shopping experience with over 60 shops, eateries and department stores. With a prominent location in the heart of the American Riviera, La Cumbre Plaza is the exclusive Santa Barbara home to such popular retailers as

Wine 'Edventures' Tour

Wine Edventures is Santa Barbara’s longest running wine tour company. Tours are unique in that they focus on education and are fully guided, providing personal attention and service.

Camarillo Premium Outlets

Conveniently located between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles on Highway 101, Camarillo Premium Outlets® | SIMON® features savings of 25% to 65% at 160 designer and name brand stores including Ann Taylor Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory Store, Barneys New York Outlet,

La Playa Carmel

La Playa Carmel is a 75-room historic luxury boutique hotel, newly restored to preserve its turn-of-the-century charm while updating it to modern-day standards. Located two blocks from the beach and village shops, art galleries and restaurants, the hotel is situated in the heart of Carmel, CA and anchors its most prestigious residential neighborhood.

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