We were tired and hungry and without accommodations when the three of us arrived in Tavira, a small coastal town in Portugal’s Algarve region. We had crossed the eight-mile-wide Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco to southern Spain and journeyed over to continue our trip to Portugal; the winter sun had set and many were sitting […]
This brilliant Golden State trip takes you on a loop from San Francisco, to Yosemite, to Carmel, and back up to the City by the Bay. You will definitely leave your heart somewhere—maybe in San Francisco, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, or with a sea otter in Monterey Bay.
Every day is special, whether you’re on your own at Fisherman’s Wharf or on a Big Sur beach, or enjoying guided experiences like biking the Golden Gate Bridge, hiking in Yosemite, peering into tide pools, or going behind-the-scenes at the outstanding Monterey Bay Aquarium.