- Published: Thursday, 24 April 2014 05:00
- Written by Emma Krasov
For a relatively small area on the California Central Coast, Monterey County enjoys worldwide notoriety and a year-round influx of vacationers. For many first-time visitors the wild Pacific shore with its sandy dunes, cypress groves, and verdant valleys supersedes just about anything in nature previously thought beautiful and engaging. No matter how many times I come back to Monterey Peninsula, there is always something to discover in this incredibly rich and multi-faceted region of the Golden State.