The Monterey & Big Sur Book with the Gold Coast Wine Country is the most comprehensive and well-designed travel guide specific to this beautiful, and ideal-climated Northern California/Central Coast region. Every aspect of scenery, from redwood forests and mountains to the oceans, architecture, shopping, vineyards, winetasting, surfing, shopping, dining and dancing are covered succinctly and with a mini-review for different eclectic tastes.
Even cultures of the different areas are reviewed to give the reader a pre-feel of their travel experience. All reviews breakdown, in one paragraph, an overall review along with cost (including which credit cards are accepted), owners, address, phone number, hours, children-friendly, handicap-friendly access, and if smoking is allowed.
The authors are life-long locals who impose their delightful love and knowledge to spark your varied interests. If Northern California/Central Coast is an area you want to spend many hours exploring, this book is a must pre-read before you travel.
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