Archive for July, 2016

A Closer Look Inside Butterfly Grove Inn

Posted on: July 29th, 2016 by Brian McLaughlin No Comments

Butterfly Grove Inn is nestled away, here in Monterey CA, where you’ll want to stop, relax, and explore some more. The Monterey area has so much to offer, from the Monarch Grove Sanctuary to beaches, shopping, and fine dining. Our cozy hotel is unique and the perfect spot to lay your head after a long day of touring the area.

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Butterfly Grove Inn’s exterior reflects the natural beauty of the area, but what’s inside will is like an oasis you’ve never seen before – your very own home away from home – complete with high ceilings, two queens or a king, a dining area, new flat screen TV, fresh wood finishing, and more!

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Just steps from your cozy suite is a vibrant outdoor pool and lounge area, filled with fresh blooms, shady umbrellas, tropical palm trees, and a heated pool for your own piece of mind.

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The beaches of Pacific Grove in Monterey are practically in own backyard – and that means the ocean is as well! Take a drive along the pacific coastline for breathtaking views of the west coast, explore the area for a while – Butterfly Grove Inn will be here when you turn in for the night.

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What are you waiting for! Book your next vacation to beautiful Pacific Grove! Butterfly Grove Inn is located right along the beautiful California coast and is ready to make your stay at Pacific Grove a pleasant (and cozy) one! To make a reservation, give us a call at 831-250-8191.

Top 5 Places to Visit in California

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Brian McLaughlin No Comments

California is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and frequently visited states in the U.S. Although the northern and southern halves are completely different, each has something extraordinary to offer. From dense forests to crystal clear waters and outdoor fun, are are some of the top places you must visit:

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Napa Valley – With rolling hills and outstanding dry weather, wine country is a hot spot in northern California. Perfect for couples and friends, Napa valley is a one-of-a-kind county close to Sacramento and San Francisco.

Death Valley – This valley is very different. Located in the lowest, driest, hottest area in Northern America, Death Valley is a sight not to be missed! From the accumulated salts at Badwater Basin to the formations at Natural Bridge canyon, there are so many unique sites to see.

Santa Monica – The classic Santa Monica Pier is a landmark of Southern California. Not only are the ocean views breathtaking, but the attractions will leave you feeling like you’re in the heart of the Golden State – we’re talking rides, fine dining, shopping, and clean beaches.

Disneyland – Nestled in the city of Anaheim is the “Happiest Place on Earth”! While you’re visiting California, don’t miss out on all the magic that Disney has to offer.

Pacific Grove – The peace and serenity of Pacific Grove will transform your mood completely – in the best way. Between the PAcific Grove Museum of Natural History and the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, this monarch butterfly-clustered city is so unique that it’s also commonly called “Butterfly Gown, U.S.A.”

Looking to explore the most popular state in America? The city of Pacific Grove is one of the quaintest and most beautiful of them all – a spot for relaxation, sightseeing, and social activity. During your visit, stay at a tranquil hotel like the Butterfly Grove Inn nestled in Pacific Grove. To make a reservation, give us a call at 831-250-8191.

17 Quotes That Will Make You Want to Travel

Posted on: July 6th, 2016 by Brian McLaughlin No Comments

Why travel the world? Picture waking up and feeling the sun on your skin, the wind through your hair as you venture with the windows rolled down – traveling without a destination. The feeling can completely transform you.

Still not convinced? These quotes say it all:

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“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” -Dalai Lama

“Not all those who wander are lost.” -J.R.R. Tolkien

“Energy hundred feet the world changes.” -Roberto Bolaño

“We are torn between nostalgia for familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. We are homesick most for the places we have never known.”-Carson McCullers

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give. To roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.” -Hans Christian Andersen

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” -Asian Proverb

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” -Henry Miller

“Embrace the detours.” -Kevin Charboneau

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” -Lao Tzu

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

“Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.” -Freya Stark

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” -Douglas Adams

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” -Margaret Lee Runbeck

“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” -John Steinbeck

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” -Saint Augustine

“Spontaneity is the best kind of adventure.” -Anonymous

If your journey takes you to Monterey and Pacific Grove, California, we’ve got a cozy retreat for you to stay. At Butterfly Grove Inn, our beautiful cottage style inn is located just miles within all the beautiful sights California has to offer and more. To make a reservation, give us a call at 831-250-8191.

Butterfly Grove Inn 1073 Lighthouse AvenuePacific Grove, CA 93950 Phone: +1-831-250-8191