We are located close to many other great regions, parks, and cities. Here are our favorites:

Golden Gate Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO (90 minutes north of Santa Cruz)

San Francisco is The City!  Be sure to spend a few days exploring this great city and surrounding area before or after your Slow Adventure.

NAPA & SONOMA WINE COUNTRY (2 hours north of Santa Cruz)

The home of California wines!  Treat yourself to a day of wine tasting and see for yourself why Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley are such popular destinations.


Half Dome in Yosemite
YOSEMITE (3.5 hours from Santa Cruz)

Hiking, photography, and remarkable natural beauty are the signatures of Yosemite.

PEBBLE BEACH (10 minutes from Monterey)

The world’s most famous golf destination is only minutes from your final walking destination.



CARMEL BY THE SEA (20 minutes from Monterey)

Amazing shopping, galleries, and inns, all set in a charming seaside village.

CARMEL VALLEY (20 minutes from Monterey)

A magnificent and quiet valley that is home to horse ranches, wineries, and artisans. Taste wine, visit galleries, enjoy golfing, and stay in exquisite lodging.

BIG SUR (40 minutes from Monterey)

Dramatic mountains and cliffs meeting the ocean in breathtaking fashion. Hiking, lodging, photography, and one-of-a-kind getaways await you in this area.

Point Lobos
POINT LOBOS (15 minutes from Monterey)

A most magnificent ocean front park with amazing bird and sea life set among majestic rocks with crashing surf.