Santa Maria Sun / Art
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 14, Issue 4
Big Sur state of mindSpend a perfect day on the Central Coast
By AMY ASMAN
A while back I announced to my husband, Peter, that I was going to plan a romantic weekend getaway. I wanted to spend a couple of days exploring Catalina Island, or head up to San Francisco to see a ballet. I had lots of pretty ideas floating around in my head … until I took a peek at our bank account. (Peter and I are saving up for a house, so let’s just say things are tight.)
With a more reasonable budget in mind, I started thinking about some of the fun things we could do in a day. Luckily, we live in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, where there are plenty of activities to choose from. We decided to go on a romantic adventure up scenic U.S. Highway 1 for some hiking, sightseeing, and noshing—the end result being one of the most beautiful days I’ve spent on the Central Coast.
I’ll let the pictures—and captions—speak for themselves.
Contact Managing Editor Amy Asman at email@example.com.
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