1John Steinbeck’s Central Coast
This waterfront community has everything you need for a fun family trip: warm weather, the sea and numerous water sports. Monterey is two hours south of San Francisco by car, but it also has its own airport, the Monterey Peninsula Airport. Along with your usual water-based activities, including kayaking, diving and surfing, there is also an abundance of wildlife in the area, so whale watching in Monterey Bay is also an option. On land, travelers can go for a spot of golf or just drive along the beautiful coastline to have fun. One of the most popular attractions in Monterey is the Monterey Bay Aquarium, such as Cannery Row.