With the new year around the corner, it’s common to get excited about new adventures ahead. In 2017, step outside of your comfort zone and travel to a new destination. Technology may make you feel like the world is small, but there are always new places to discover. Take a peek into our top 5 places to travel in 2017, including Pacific Grove, CA – of course!
Hawaii’s capital is not just a gateway to Hawaii’s island chain; its Waikiki neighborhood is the center for dining, nightlife, and shopping. Something new to the island? Honolulu will host its first Biennial in 2017, which is a contemporary visual arts festival. The tides are changing in Honolulu, and you should go check it out!
Since its settlement by German immigrants in the 19th century, Cincinnati has transformed itself into a beautiful place to visit and live. Shop around downtown and breathe in American history while hopping from store to store. This city also boasts a thriving arts scene, major league sports teams, a world-class zoo, and more!
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
There is plenty to do in this western U.S. state. Enjoy activities from hiking the backcountry of Grand Teton to exploring Yellowstone national park. You can also go rafting, skiing, and fly-fishing. Also something to keep in mind – there will be a total solar eclipse on August 21, the first in 40 years to be visible in the U.S. For prime viewing? Head to Jackson Hole, Wyoming!
It’s a big year down south in The United States. The iconic Ryman Auditorium celebrates its 125th anniversary, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates 50 years, and the Bluebird Café turns 35 – expect big parties in town! Also enjoy the city’s expanding restaurant scene, with new and upcoming eateries sure to please any palate.
Pacific Grove, California
Pacific Grove, California has a classic American feel. There is the oldest operating lighthouse in the country and a classic 1932 golf course that contributes to its old-fashioned charm. There are beaches for you to kayak or surf and if you’re fortunate enough, you may just be able to catch the annual migration of thousands of monarch butterflies whose residence presides right in Pacific Grove. Want to know where the locals go? Check out our top secret spots.
If you’re visiting California in the new year, be sure to make reservation at our Butterfly Grove Inn, which is conveniently nestled adjacent to the Pacific Grove Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, give us a call at 831-250-8191.