Author: Allyson Ryan

For the last 10 years Allyson Ryan has been exploring all that Monterey County has to offer for hiking, dining and wine tasting. You are likely to find her pushing her twins along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail, sipping wine in Carmel Valley or hiking in Fort Ord National Monument.

1. Beat the Heat Looking to seek relief from triple digit temperatures in wide-open spaces? Look no further than the Monterey Peninsula. Head out to Pebble Beach, Lovers Point or Marina State Beach to enjoy the bay's...

For fantastic rock formations and intriguing caves, Pinnacles National Park can't be beat. The 26,000 acres playground is home to an array of wildlife and diverse landscapes with hiking trails winding through chaparral,...

Never been a better time to get out and have your own space. There are countless hiking options with breathtaking views within Monterey County just waiting to be explored. Whether you’re looking for an easy coastal climb...

5 Fitness Events for Your 2020 Bucket List

Monday, December 9, 2019 6:00 AM by Allyson Ryan

Working on a New Year’s Resolution? Mark up your calendar with these fitness events in Monterey County to keep you on track and motivated all year long! Big Sur International Marathon April 26, 2020 Don’t let a full...

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