Features: Carmel Mission Inn, Hotel Abrego & Hyatt Carmel Highlands

Thanks to winter’s weather, we all know how magnificent California’s wildflowers are this spring. So why not go to the place that’s best in bloom! Monterey County’s miles of stunning coastline become absolutely carpeted in the state’s most iconic and vibrant wildflowers (we’re talking more colors than an Easter basket). Poppies are on parade, calla lilies strut their stuff, and lupine leaps over the land in periwinkle pops … the variety here makes a rainbow splash for miles! Hike among them, bike among them, drive among them. Just don’t miss out! Here are the Top 5 Places to See Wildflowers in Monterey County.

BONUS STAYS: Named a world’s best hotel, Hyatt Carmel Highlands has unbeatable views of the Pacific. For boutique style, Hotel Abrego is walking distance to Monterey Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf. And the Carmel Mission Inn combines all the right amenities and charm with outstanding value.