Our 17-Mile Drive in Scenic Pebble Beach, California

While on one of our trips in Northern California we were lucky enough to drive the breathtaking 17-mile drive through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey   Peninsula. It is absolutely beautiful and follows the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, mansions and scenic attractions, including Spanish Bay Cove, the Lone Cypress, Bird Rock and the 5,300-acre Del Monte Forest of Monterey Cypress trees. Before we went I knew it was 17 miles. duh, but I didn’t know it had four primary entrances, the main highway entrance at California State Route 1, and entrances in Carmel and Pacific Grove.      Continue reading “Our 17-Mile Drive in Scenic Pebble Beach, California”

Bruneau Dunes State Park, Idaho – The Land of Sand

Bruneau Dunes State ParkWhile in Idaho to see the state capitol and spend time in Twin Falls, we visited the Bruneau Dunes State Park. It is a 5 mile loop trail located near Bruneau, Idaho. The park is about halfway between Boise and Twin Falls. Thus it was a perfect place to take a driving break on our way from the capitol to Shoshone Falls. Continue reading “Bruneau Dunes State Park, Idaho – The Land of Sand”