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    • Travel between devore heights and santa monica

      Devore Heights Apr 12, 2014 at 1:51 PM

      Is there a commuter train between devore heights and santa monica?

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      July 14, someone?

      Santa Monica Apr 3, 2014 at 5:59 AM

      then i´ll staying in santa monica in July, someone will be there??

    • Brazil and the WORLD CUP

      California Mar 28, 2014 at 9:06 PM

      Anyone from the bay area planning to go to the world cup in Brazil this year? or is planning to be in Brazil in June?
      I'm looking for a group of people to go with!

    • Itinerary - Muir Woods

      Muir Woods National Monument Mar 25, 2014 at 6:32 AM

      I have looked at the NPS and various other guides but none of them seem to have conclusive information as to where the giant Redwoods are located - from what I understand they are located in and around Fern Woods/Mill Valley. Any suggestions please

      Many thanks

    • Where to park/leave my bicycle?

      San Francisco Mar 22, 2014 at 5:08 PM

      I'm renting a bike in SF and if I were to go inside a store or restaurant where would I leave it?
      I'm planning to eat lunch in chinatown so what do I do with my bike?


    • I need to kayak

      Lake Elsinore Mar 19, 2014 at 1:00 AM

      Will I be able to kayak on the lake? Also, is there a fee?

    • Car needed in Anaheim?

      Anaheim Mar 24, 2014 at 8:56 AM

      We are heading to the NCAA tourney in Anaheim this week, staying at the Doubletree in Anaheim /Orange Co. Is a car a necessity? I see there is a super shuttle from the airport. Would we be stranded without a car, or would that just be a hassle? Just wondering if we are in walking distance to restaurants, etc.

    • Photography

      Channel Islands Apr 11, 2014 at 11:55 AM

      This will be our first visit to the islands. What is the best full day cruise for seeing as many of the islands as possible with photography in mind?

    • Hotel advice

      San Francisco Apr 9, 2014 at 6:13 PM

      Hello, could you tell me is the Best Western Americana( on 7 th street) in San Francisco an alright hotel for convenience ( easy to get around) price, safety and so on?


    • Tours of Los Angeles

      Los Angeles Apr 9, 2014 at 5:44 PM

      Hi can anyone please recommend a good tour of LA that cover the usual touristy things please?

    • LA to San Fran via Death Valley.

      Death Valley National Park Mar 30, 2014 at 2:11 AM

      My friend and I are planning to drive from LA to San Fran via DV over 2 days.
      Is it possible to see some of the landmarks in this time frame? Which ones do you suggest?
      And where would you recommend staying for the night as a halfway mark?
      Thanks in advance.

    • Yosemite and Sequoia in April 3rd week

      Yosemite National Park Apr 11, 2014 at 4:50 PM

      We are a few friends meeting up in Fresno for our trip to Yosemite and Sequoia. We reach Fresno on the night of 16th April, and we have until the afternoon of 20th April to get back to Fresno. I understand that many roads would be closed during this time of the year. Please help us plan our itinerary, how much time to spend where etc.. We are interested in easy-moderate hikes.


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      Hostels to stay in near Union Station LA

      Los Angeles Apr 5, 2014 at 7:26 AM

      Hello all!

      I am flying into LAX next Sunday at 9pm and I am looking for a place to stay until I get my AMTRAX train from Union Station up to San Francisco on Tuesday morning.

      I am planning to go straight from the airport to a hostel / hotel near Union station where I can sleep and recover from Jet lag. I want to stay by Union Station the following Monday day and night so I can be near by to collect my train on the tuesday morning.

      Does anybody recommend the best / cheapest way to get from LAX to Union Station on a Sunday night?

      Does anybody have any recommendations for places to stay near Union Station?

      I am thinking a cheap and friendly youth hostel?

      Also, what type of area is Union Station in?
      Are there any interesting places in walking distance?
      Coffee shops or parks where I can just chill for the afternoon?

      I really look forward to hearing from you!
      Many thanks,

      Milly, London

    • Information on transportation from airport to fishermans wharf

      San Francisco Apr 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM

      So we are flying into San Francisco and driving down to Big Sur for a wedding. After the wedding our plan is to go back to San Francisco drop off our rental car and stay and tour for abit. My question is what would be our best bet for getting for the airport to our hotel down on fishermans wharf? There will be six of us.

    • trolleyhow to use it and how to get advance tickets

      San Diego Mar 30, 2014 at 12:50 AM

      can i take the trolly from the stadiume to the convention center and how late does it run,since i work till 12.30am

    • Water falls

      Yosemite National Park Mar 23, 2014 at 12:45 AM

      what will the water falls be like in late August we will be on a one day visit from san francisco is a bus best or hire car 7 drive our selves

    • Historic National Parks/Factory Outlet

      California Mar 19, 2014 at 3:34 PM

      Reading the guide books there are so many historic parks - probably all with a slightly different twist, so please which are the ones to see and which are the ones to avoid.

      Our plan, Tioga Pass being open in mid June is as follows:

      Depart Cedar Lodge Yosemite - drive via Lee Vining and visit Bodie State Historic Park - is this worth visitng?
      Continue to West Walker Motel Coleville -over night stop

      Stop at Chester Lake 1 night

      Stop at Lake Tahoe 2 nights and then on to outskirts of Sacramento 2 nights - the following parks seem within possible striking distance of these destinations:

    • First time in LA

      Los Angeles Mar 18, 2014 at 3:33 PM

      Will be there late April until early May, travelling as a family with two kids (aged 9 & 6 yrs old). We are thinking of staying at Hilton Garden in LA for 2 nights, is it convinience to visit Universal Studios, Walk of fame and other tourists attractions near by? will it be 3 days 2 nights enough as we would ilke to see Griffith Observatory, Chinatown or Little Tokyo also shopping at Citadel outlets. Is there any other places we should go? we are heading to Disneyland for 4 nights then San Diego for 3 nights before flying back to Auckland - NZ. Can you also recommend good reliable rental car? thank you in advance.

    • tour buses

      San Francisco Apr 8, 2014 at 7:12 AM

      is any one tour bus company better than another ? specifically thinking about Muir Woods/Sausalito for one trip and Yosemite for another.

    • Yosemite National Park and Sonoma and Napa Valley

      Yosemite National Park Apr 7, 2014 at 3:48 PM

      We are going to SFO the first week of May. What are the major points to visit in Yosemite Park? Can you see enough in a day? Next, we want to travel to Sonoma and Napa Valley? Do you recommend both, or one over the other. We have 4 days to do these things and then we will be in SFO for a week for a conference. Can you recommend places to stat in Yosemite and Sonoma/Napa Valley?

    • transportation to coronado island

      Coronado Mar 24, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      We need ground transportation from the San Diego train station to Marietta Bay Inn on Coronado Island for 6 people what is available?

    • General travellng

      California Mar 20, 2014 at 7:21 PM

      I'm planning on travelling along the west coast for a month in May. I was wondering does anyone have any tips on the best methods of transport to use without access to a car. Many thanks in advance.

    • RV TRIP 1 Month

      California Apr 6, 2014 at 6:05 AM

      Hi all, I wonder if you can help ! Myself and my Family with 3 kids 13, 12 and 11 are coming to Califonia in August we have rented a RV and plan on doing a bit of sight seeing. this is our current planned trip, can I have your advice on if you think anything should change ??

      5 Night in LA
      Newport Beach area for 1 night 2 days.
      San Diego 2 nights
      Stay on route to Grand Canyon
      Over night stay Grand Canyon
      Leave GC for Las Vegas stopping off at Hoover Dam
      3 whole days and night in Las Vegas
      Death Valley Area 51 etc over night stay
      Leave DV for Yosemite 1 and half days there
      Move to Monterey bat stopping off at Sequoia National Park
      1 day and 3 nights in San Fran

      Also do you think we should book RV parks in advance your advice would be fantastic thanks Mike

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      City near LA

      Santa Monica Mar 20, 2014 at 7:25 AM

      whitch city near LA it is good to visit?

    • Means of Transportation

      San Francisco 22 hours ago

      What is recommended means of transportation for getting around SFO?

    • Weather and clothing needed?

      by cheryl_lubik Online Now Jan 26, 2014 at 3:17 PM

      My 3 daughters and I will be in Pacific Grove Ca. on FEb. 6th to 10th . What is the weather like at time of year and what type of clothes will suit the weather?

      3 Answers Feb 2, 2014 at 10:58 AM
    • 17 Mile drive

      by Lyn_Eggleston Online Now Jan 13, 2014 at 5:15 AM

      I am staying in Monterey next June on my way from San Franciso to Los Angeles. I would love to see the 17 mile drive but will not have a car. Are there any organised bus tours of the drive? I cannot find anything online.

      8 Answers Jan 23, 2014 at 5:52 PM
    • What to wear?

      by PaulaRL Online Now Jun 22, 2013 at 1:46 PM

      I plan to visit the area in November. I'd love some guidelines for what is appropriate dress in bars, restaurants and shops in the area.

      7 Answers Jun 22, 2013 at 8:46 PM
    • Best places to stay in Monterey or Carmel-by-the-Sea

      by nctraveler2013 Online Now May 18, 2013 at 11:46 AM

      I'm traveling from San Francisco to Big Sur with my 14 year old daughter. I know we will do the Monterey Aquarium-any good small hotel/inn suggestions? We like hikes, whale watching, strolling by shops and small, non-chain restaurants.

      5 Answers Aug 19, 2013 at 11:58 AM
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      Trendy tourists ideas!

      by LUVMONTEREYBAYCA2013 Online Now Apr 10, 2013 at 6:11 AM

      What is your favorite location to sit by and watch the surf? Where is the best place to search for sea glass near Pacific Grove, Carmel, Marina, Monterey and Seaside? Best place to see the sunset in this same area? Interesting free things to do in the area? Hope I am not asking too much. Thanks

      9 Answers Jul 17, 2013 at 2:34 PM
    • what to wear end of april

      by laineyd77 Online Now Apr 7, 2013 at 2:03 PM

      Im spending 4 days in Monterey, Carmel, and driving down to Bug Sur. Are jeans and flats acceptable or should i consider real hiking wear?

      10 Answers Apr 9, 2013 at 10:33 AM
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      Beach side hotel or Inn

      by alycat Online Now Jun 27, 2012 at 4:57 AM

      Can someone suggest a good beach resort/hotel/inn close to the beach along highway 1, anywhere from Halfmoon bay to Carmel for a couple? Something thats not too pricey and clean.

      We are planning to stay for just 1 night on a weekday.

      6 Answers Apr 10, 2013 at 6:33 AM
    • pacific coast highway

      by carlinka Online Now Jun 24, 2012 at 4:01 PM

      can you suggest some dynamite highlights and really the best route to take to Fort Bragg from Monterey?

      9 Answers Apr 7, 2013 at 11:41 PM
    • Things to do in Monterey

      by Will450 Online Now Apr 23, 2012 at 6:05 PM

      I am planning on visiting Monterey at the end of June with my family (two girls, 5 & 8). Other than the usual (Cannery Row, aquarium, Big Sur) I was wondering if anyone had a suggestion of what else might be fun to do. Also does anyone know where we could go tidepooling? The kids love doing that.


      14 Answers May 28, 2012 at 2:32 AM
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      Monterey Visit

      by Oneill2905 Online Now Apr 9, 2012 at 10:52 AM

      Hi, me and my Hubby will be spending a few days in Monterey in June, we are driving from San Franciso taking our time and then have the whole of the next day, however we are doing a whale watching trip with Sanctuary Cruises in the morining. We would really like to see some of the Big Sur, are there any look out points that we could drive to, to at least see some of the views? Is there anything else we should also squeeze in whilst we are there. We are driving to Yosemite the following day so really limited time.

      Thanks in advance.

      7 Answers Feb 21, 2014 at 8:52 AM
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      by Florepa12 Online Now Mar 8, 2012 at 4:26 PM

      Hello everybody,
      I'm staying with my boyfriend in Monterey for one day and we wanna know what are the best activities to do to make the most out of it. Thank you for the tips!!!

      7 Answers Apr 2, 2012 at 8:44 PM
    • What to do for a bachelor party in Monterey?

      by cali2012 Online Now Jan 31, 2012 at 1:37 AM

      Hi there,
      Myself and some friends are travelling to California from London, UK for a bachelor party. We then plan to drive down the coast, ending up in LA.

      We plan to spend a night in Monterey or Santa Cruz. Whilst we are there, I would like some help on the best area to stay. Which location is close to all the action? Also, can anyone suggest activities we could do in the day, or night (bars/clubs etc).

      There are the obvious things, like the wineries, but can anyone suggest things more tailored towards a bachelor party?

      I've heard Big Sur is worth the visit.


      4 Answers Jan 31, 2012 at 8:48 PM
    • BIG SUR

      by KKAAN Online Now Oct 13, 2011 at 1:23 PM


      2 Answers Oct 17, 2011 at 10:11 AM
    • First Visit to Monterey

      by navymom2008 Online Now Aug 30, 2011 at 6:13 AM

      My Finance' and I are arriving for 6 days in Monterey area on Friday, I have no clue what clothes to bring. I was thinking capris, Jeans and a light jacket? Also can anyone recommend resturants? And must see things to do.

      7 Answers Aug 31, 2011 at 10:02 AM
    • driving from monterey to yosemite

      by michelleinsydney Online Now Apr 3, 2011 at 10:53 AM

      we were going to drive down the big sur in april but heard it got washed away. Is it possible to drive from Monterey to yosemite? What is the quickest route and how long would it take? Would we need a four wheel drive: i heard there is a lot of snow at Yosemite. any other suggestions? we have rented a house in Monterey for a week, so need advice on day trips. We are a family of 4.

      9 Answers Apr 5, 2011 at 9:42 PM
    • where to stay on californian coastal road trip

      by michelleava Online Now Feb 24, 2011 at 1:40 AM

      We will be drivingg from San Fransisco to Cambria in April. We are most interested in wildlife, so our stops will be at Monterey, Point Lobos and San Simeon. We can't work out where to stay overnight. For example, is Point lobos close enough to Monterey that we could stay overnight in monterey the day we go to point lobos? Can we stay somewhere very close to Point Lobos? Should we stay in pacific grove instead of monterey because we can see otters outside the hotel? Should we stay in Cambria or san simeon or is there somewhere closer to the elephant seal rookery?

      7 Answers Feb 24, 2011 at 4:40 PM
    • 17 mile drive

      by b_ailey Online Now Jan 19, 2011 at 6:37 PM

      Thinking about doing it on a bike with my kid, does the 17 miles take you back to where you started, or is 17 out and 17 back?

      11 Answers Feb 3, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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      Inexpensive hotel with a view? Does it exist?

      by silverspark7 Online Now Jan 4, 2011 at 8:16 PM

      I'm looking to stay in Monterey the second weekend in August and am looking for a great room with a view without breaking the bank. I have fallen in LOVE with Monterey Bay Inn and the Spindrift Inn, but even with my AAA's still outside of our budget.Our high end is the low200s a night or hopefully below200 a night. Does anyone have any suggestions? I would even be willing to stay in Carmel. I haven't heard anything about the area north of Monterey—should I look there or is it not worth it?

      Thanks for your help!

      11 Answers Jan 25, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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      Trip from Monterey to Paso Robles

      by edcorsaro Online Now Mar 30, 2010 at 10:34 AM

      What kind of drive is it from monterey to Paso Robles? My wife gets a little car sick.

      7 Answers Mar 31, 2010 at 12:08 AM
    • Place to stay in or near Monterey

      by davidschmaus Online Now Feb 27, 2010 at 7:28 AM

      Hi, My wife and (11Y) son are going to Monterey the first week of April. We have friends that live there so will be spending time visiting with them. We have a place on hold to stay at the Navy Lodge for75 a night including tax. My wife was wondering if we should get a place a little nicer. I told her maybe we could find a nice place outside of Monterey. Maybe like a bed and breakfast. Any ideas? Thank you!

      4 Answers Feb 14, 2011 at 8:08 AM
    • What to wear in late October? and a few other questions

      by iloveikee Online Now Oct 13, 2009 at 7:53 AM


      I will be attending a conference in late October (23-28 to be exact) and would like to get some advice on what to wear for outdoors from local residents in Monterey.

      Besides the conf, I will be taking a whale watching trip on Sunday morning, hope to see a humpback whale or two. Hopefully will have a chance to do some other activities (visiting the aquarium, sightseeing, etc.) as well.

      What's the best whale watching co. to take the trip w/?

      I'm also thinking about taking a short steam engine train trip to the beach? Will that be worthwhile? Or is that tailored for tourist mainly?

      from the coastal region of SC

      3 Answers Oct 16, 2009 at 4:01 PM
    • What to wear?

      by garveys2 Online Now Aug 20, 2009 at 7:50 AM

      We (mother/daughter team) will be in Monterey in early September 2009, right after Labor Day. We have not been to Monterey in 40+ years. We are having a hard time deciding what to pack and wear. We will be doing a variety of activities like, kayaking on the bay, a whale watching trip, going to the aquarium, shopping in Carmel, a coast tour, a Luau at the hotel, and some receptions. Are capris with sandals appropriate or is that too "summery"? Will short sleeve blouses work with long pants? or will be be cold? What are the average temperatures?

      2 Answers Aug 20, 2009 at 9:26 AM
    • 17 mile drive

      by jringhofer Online Now Jul 31, 2009 at 2:49 PM

      I am a retired peace officer. I ride a Harley Davidson with other active and retired peace officers. Several of us will be riding the coast in September. We are staying overnight in Monterey and would like to take the 17 mile drive. I heard "a rumor" that motorcycles are not allowed. Is that so?

      2 Answers Aug 1, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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      by channah_123 Online Now Jun 26, 2009 at 8:24 PM

      Still trying to plan our family vacation and we can't seem to make up our minds
      We're thinking either Monterey or San Francisco - we'd like to spend 2-3 days at the beach too -
      Are there any beaches in the area where we could actually go for a swim? That means we’d need to find a hotel by the beach obviously -
      Are there any day-trips from Monterey to SF that you know of?
      We'd be flying in from Toronto - thinking of staying in Monterey but would also like to see a bit of SF as well ...
      Please let me know if you have any suggestions -

      8 Answers Jul 2, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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      Nightlife for the Over 50 Crowd

      by PorkTeriyaki Online Now Jun 7, 2009 at 4:43 PM

      I'll be on the Monterey Peninsula in late July. I like to go to night clubs, pubs, & taverns where ever I visit, but most are filled with people in their 20s & I feel so out of place. So I'd appreciated any info on where the over 50 crowd hangs out at evening; especially in PG & New Monterey.

      3 Answers Jun 26, 2010 at 10:59 PM
    • Smoked fish

      by sheybiker Online Now May 31, 2009 at 11:57 AM

      Could you please tell me if Monterey has a open fish market that sells smoked fish, as much or as little as you prefer? I usually visit the fish market in Morro Bay each year but this year we are coming to Monterey.Any help you can offer me would be greatly appreciated. Can I get your reply as soon as possible, Please.Thank you, Sarah Wallace.

      3 Answers May 31, 2009 at 5:19 PM
    • 2 days - must see?

      by tatemiak Online Now Aug 19, 2008 at 1:10 PM

      My hubby and I will be spending two days in Monterey and two days in San Fransisco. We will be staying at the Monterey Plaza and we haven't finalized our arrangements in San Francisco yet. Since we won't be staying long, I want to make the most out of our time. What are the must see/do activities? We will only be renting a car for the drive between Monterey and San Fransisco. We will be there in mid September. Thank you for your advice--this is my 30th birthday present from my hubby and the first time these Ohioans have ever vacationed without our children!

      5 Answers Aug 25, 2008 at 5:46 PM
    • Seafood

      by Nusha Online Now Aug 6, 2008 at 11:51 AM

      What is the best restaurant(not touristy) to get fresh seafood at a reasonable price? Where do the locals go? :-)


      8 Answers Aug 7, 2008 at 5:03 PM
    • Whale watching companies - any one better than the others?

      by Nusha Online Now Aug 6, 2008 at 11:50 AM

      I am planning on being in Monterey the last week in August and would like to take a whale watching tour but can't make up my mind regarding which company to go with. Any advice? I realize that there is no guarantee with any of them regarding actually seeing whales, etc...but I am guessing that there is some difference in the quality of service provided overall.

      2 Answers Aug 6, 2008 at 8:51 PM
    • driving distance

      by jamies76a+ Online Now Jul 15, 2008 at 6:10 AM

      I would like to know the driving distance and time between Anaheim, CA, and Monterey, CA.
      I would like to pickup highway 1 from San Luis Obispo and follow the coast to Monterey.

      Thanks to those who reply.

      4 Answers Jul 18, 2008 at 5:14 PM