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Building Stronger Families at KOA Monterey/Santa Cruz

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Autos, Carmel, Family, Featured, Monterey, Travel | 0 comments

We stayed as a guest of KOA I am not a big camper. We have tried camping multiple times, and while the kids love it, it has never been my favorite way to take a family vacation until now. Our family kicked off the summer with an epic road trip in a Toyota Highlander, and our first stop was at the KOA Monterey/Santa Cruz. We pulled into the campground and were greeted by happy campers and KOA staff members waving a friendly welcome to us. Checking in was simple. We were given a map to our campsite, and we quickly made our way over to set-up for the weekend. When we pulled up to our campsite, I was overwhelmed with delight. We were booked in a beautiful cabin complete with bathroom, bedding, and a mini kitchenette. It was one...

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The Ultimate Ranch Experience At Holman Ranch

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Carmel, Travel | 0 comments

We stayed as a guest of Holman Ranch Carmel is a favorite destination for wine lovers and nature lovers alike. With coastal area, a charming European style village full of restaurants, shops and galleries, vineyards set in the rustic valley, and Pacific Coast Highway beckoning it’s the perfect getaway weekend or vacation for couples or with a friend. Recently, my sister and I took a three-day trip up the coast spending our first afternoon and evening at Holman Ranch. After a leisurely drive up from Orange County, we checked in to our room, one of 10 on the ranch, caught up on a couple of emails and freshened up a bit. The rooms are bunkhouses that have been converted to ranch themed rooms in a beautiful rustic setting amidst dirt roads and trees. A very nice and peaceful getaway...

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