Donna Sozio, Freelancer on Assignment for Organic Authority

Traveling with Jennifer Parker

August 5-7, 2020



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Monte Verde and 6th, Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

Your home away from home awaits here in Carmel-by-the-Sea! The…


Carmel Valley

415 West Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

Bernardus Lodge & Spa is the premier luxury boutique resort in…


Wednesday, August 5th


Head to Big Sur from Cambria  (roughly a 2 hour drive). 

11:00 AM 

Meet at Big Sur Post Office for Guide Tour to learn about the Healing properties of Big Sur via Big Sur Guides

47500 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920

Lunch included in tour (need menu for them to choose)

NOTE: Pop into the Big Sur Bakery for a treat prior heading to Carmel-by-the-Sea

4:00 PM

Check-in time at Tally Ho Inn – Carmel-by-the-Sea

6:00 PM

Dinner at Stationaery, compliments of MCCVB

Thursday, August 6th


Bite at Hotel – normal breakfast is on hold, but coffee and pastries are available

Recommend nearby places for a light breakfast if desired (on their own)

10:00 AM 

Carmel Food Tour – E-Bike & Picnic on Beach with Wine Tasting

3:00 PM

I. Brand Tasting Room – Carmel Valley                             

4:00 PM

Check-in at Bernardus Lodge & Spa; Property peek with Alissa O’Briant

6:45 PM

Dinner at Lucia at Bernardus Resort

Friday, August 7th


Check out by noon


Happy Girl Kitchen

Whale Watching

Monterey Touring Vehicles

Kayaking in Moss Landing  - if heading north (could stop at Pezzini Farm)

Chalone Vineyard – if heading south (Possibly Pinnacles)

More time at Carmel Valley (Garland Ranch, Earthbound Farms, Wine Tasting)

Please adhere to the established itinerary. If you will be late or unable to make it to any property for any reason, please notify the MCCVB and the participating property immediately. Any changes must be approved by the MCCVB

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Rachel Dinbokowitz, PR Manager, MCCVB

Work: 831.657.6434; Cell: 610.390.2562



Expected weather is mostly sunny, with temperatures in the upper 60's during the day and cooling off into the mid 50's at night. Jackets and sweaters are highly encouraged for comfort. Please refer to this link for current weather forecast.



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