Subject: Re: Anniversary Trip...Suggestions Please
HI John,

Congratulations on your anniversary! I think you might enjoy Big Sur and Central California for a relaxed pace but one that provides ample oppertunities for hiking and touring. There are wonderful places to stay like the Post Ranch ( and the Ventana Inn ( and the more casual Deetjen's ( There is an abundance of hiking oppertunities all over the central coast/Big Sur area and in May there is a Jazz Festival. There are many great Vinyards to explore in Central California ( and much to see. I think this is a beautiful and Romantic destination. Here is more information on the area :

On Los Olivos Wine Region :

On beach accomadations:

The Hearst castle :

A guide to Big Sur:

Monterey and Big Sur

A General Map :

An Interactive Map:

Jazz Festival Info ( May 5, 5 and 7th)

If you wish to get psychological/spiritual visit here :

More accomidation options:

Big Sur fly fishing outfitters guide:

A place to contemplate in Big Sur:

A Virtual Tour of Big Sur:

Big Sur Restaurants:

Big Sur Panorama ( beautiful) and virtual ventana Wilderness:

A travel guide :

A Driving tour:

I hope this helps :)

Amelia in Los Angeles