Activities

Food, Wine & Nightlife

Carmel 3-Hour Small-Group Guided Food and Wine Walking Tour

Discover the charming coastal town of Carmel and savor a series of tantalizing food and wine tastings on this 3-hour guided walking tour. Your passionate guide will share stories about the history, culture and architecture of Carmel as you stop at restaurants, stylish watering holes and food shops to meet business owners and sample different food items. You may visit places like a classic European Restaurant, a local tavern serving the area's best fish & chips, purveyors of the best street tacos on the Monterey Peninsula (and why they specialize in Mezcal), and a local producer of confections made from century-old recipes. In general, the tastings add up to an average lunch.. Ideal for both tourists and Carmel residents, this tour is a leisurely and tasty way to learn more about this quaint town.This small-group tour is limited to 16 people, ensuring more personal attention from your guide.
$89
3 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Santa Cruz Redwoods Roaring Camp Steam Train Ride in Felton

Explore the Santa Cruz Mountains on a historic train ride through a redwood forest from Roaring Camp in Felton, California. Admire the ancient redwood groves from the comfort of a steam locomotive chugging up the hillside. Venture into the forest and learn about the region from your informative train conductor, then explore an old-fashioned village where you can shop and take photos. This journey is fun for the whole family and a great way to see the beauty of California, as well as learn about the state’s railroad and engineering history. All aboard!
$29
1.25 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Paso Robles Wine Adventure

Enjoy either a full-day or half-day adventure on this Paso Robles wine tour! You'll spend the day with a small group and visit between 4-6 wineries in the region.
$69
4.5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Monterey and Cannery Row 1-Hour Independent Sea Car Tour

Explore Monterey Bay and the Central Coast in a GPS-guided Sea Car, cruising through town or along the Pacific on a 1-hour tour. Hop into your own 2-seater convertible that navigates itself and provides narration about landmarks along the way, including Monterey’s historical buildings and beautiful ocean vistas.
$65
1 hour
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tasting Tour from Paso Robles

This semi-private door-to door, "hop-on, hop-off" wine tasting tour service lets you set your pace and create your own wine tasting itinerary in Paso Robles Wine Country. The approximately 5-hour service picks you up at your accommodations and start you on their loops. They service over 60 wineries in the region and you just pick and choose where you want to “hop on” and “hop off” all day long.  When you decide to "hop off" your driver walks you in, introduces you to the staff who will conduct your tasting.  S/he will return in approximately 40 minutes, come into the tasting room, let you know s/he is back and if you're ready to go you just "hop on" and proceed to the next winery of your choice. If you are enjoying yourself, you can stay for another approximately 40minutes, or longer. It's your choice!
$80
5 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Monterey Original Walking Tours

The Original Monterey Walking Tours takes you away from the crowds to discover Historic Monterey and Cannery Row up close and on foot. Walk your personal Path of History and visit sites made famous by John Steinbeck. These tours are informative, entertaining, highly rated and fun for all ages.
$25
2 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Monterey Bay, Cannery Row and Pacific Grove Sea Car Tour

Explore Monterey Bay and the Central Coast in a GPS-guided Sea Car, cruising through town or along the Pacific on this 3-hour self-drive tour. Hop into your own 2-seater convertible that navigates itself and provides narration about landmarks along the way, including Monterey’s historical buildings and beautiful ocean vistas. The talking scooter car tells you where to go, from downtown, Lake El Estero and Cannery Row all the way to Pacific Grove’s butterfly sanctuary and Asilomar State Beach.
$174
3 hours
Classes & Workshops

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz

Learn to surf in Santa Cruz during a 3-hour clinic designed with the beginner in mind. Novices are welcome, as well as anyone who has tried surfing but could use some tips for balancing on the board and catching a wave. You'll get plenty of practice with paddling and pop-up techniques while learning about wave breaks, ocean conditions, and safety in and out of the water, including surf etiquette. Includes all necessary equipment.
$105
3 hours
Outdoor Activities

Introduction to Wilderness Survival Clinic in Santa Cruz

Learn indigenous skills of survival in the woods, including how to build a shelter, gather water, make a fire, and forage edible plants or set up traps for food. Both novice campers and seasoned backpackers will benefit from hands-on activities during this 5-hour class with a naturalist instructor. The session takes place in a redwood forest in Boulder Creek, located just north of Santa Cruz.
$125
5 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tasting Tour from Cambria and San Simeon

This door to door, hop-on, hop-off wine tasting tour service lets you set your pace and create your own wine tasting itinerary in Paso Robles Wine Country. The approximately 5-hour service picks you up at your accommodations and start you on their loops. They service over 60 wineries in the region and you just pick and choose where you want to “hop on” and “hop off” all day long.  When you decide to "hop off" your driver walks you in, introduces you to the staff who will conduct your tasting.  S/he will return in approximately 40 minutes, come into the tasting room, let you know s/he is back and if you're ready to go you just "hop on" and proceed to the next winery of your choice. If you are enjoying yourself, you can stay for another approximately 40minutes, or longer. It's your choice!
$100
5 hours