From the Back Cover
For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide® series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Each guide is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love.
From Historic Carmel Mission to world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium to scenic 17-Mile Drive, the Monterey Peninsula is a picturesque place to spend a weekend - or a lifetime. This authoritative guide will lead you to opportunities for soaking in spectacular scenery, whether scuba diving at Lovers Point or hitting the greens at Pebble Beach. Inside you'll find:
* a comprehensive guide to day trips, restaurants, nightlife, and lodging
* descriptions of wineries and wine country tours
* countless ways to enjoy the outdoors - in and around the water, at
festivals and parks, and even at open-air shops
* sections dedicated to children, retirement, and much more.
Whether you're planning a vacation, living in the area, or looking to relocate, Insiders' Guide to the Monterey Peninsula will show you everything you need to know.
About the Author
Tom Owens has a marketing firm, Tom Owens Communications. His background includes magazine journalism, marketing, advertising, and public relations, covering everything from insurance to jazz. He lives in Pacific Grove, California.
Melanie Bellon Chatfield provides writing and communications services to local and national businesses and contributes to area lifestyle, health care, and business publications. She lives in Monterey, California.