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Beautiful places to go with your significant other that are on or around the Monterey Bay area of California.
One of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
Visit Nepenthe Restaurant, high on a cliff looking down on the rugged coast. Sit on the deck; really great lunches and drinks.
The prettiest morning walk you could possibly have. Grab a coffee on Pacific Avenue, stroll down to West Cliff Dr. Walk all the way from the Santa Cruz Wharf to Natural Bridges Park. Stop at Lighthouse Point to watch some of the world's best surfing action.
Drive gorgeouse Hwy 1 till you reach the little burg of Pescadero. Stop at Duarte's Tavern for artichoke soup and ollalieberry pie. Stroll the little town; it will only take about an hour.
Have fun walking through the little village of Capitola. Grab a piece of Pizza from Pizza My Heart. Sit on a bench and gaze out at the bay. Very delightful!
Stop for breakfast for a latte and any number of beautifully prepared French pastries. Sit on the flower-filled deck. Plan your day.
Go horseback riding at Andrew Molera State Beach. Your guide takes you down a stunning path to a very private beach.
Have fun people watching and grab an ice cream sundae at Ghiradellis.
In the winter, walk from West Cliff Dr. to Natural Bridges and view the monarch butterflies in their winter habitat. Amazing.
Take a Sunday stroll in Downtown Watsonville. Grab some very fresh Mexican pastries and sit in the park with the bandstand. Watch all the families dressed in their Sunday finery.
Stroll the town, then eat at the Cafe Rio in the Carmel Village Shopping Center. You'll feel like a local.