"PACIFIC GROVE" Top 5 Page for this destination Pacific Grove by dutch_anna
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Map from Michelin Guide California.
Pacific Grove was founded in 1875 by Methodists, who liked a resort near the ocean. But not much was allowed what is nowadays usually in sea resorts. Drinking alcohol,dancing, reading sunday papers. Until 1969 alcohol was illegal here.
It is still a quiet, small town with beautiful Victorian houses. A few miles from Monterey and southward the scenic 17-mile Drive brings you to Carmel.
The Point Pinos Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse on the Pacific coast.
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In my travelogues I tell you about the 17-mile Drive and Point Lobos State Reserve.
Here was a whaling station from 1862 to 1879. You can still see the whalers cabin, built by Chinese fishermen in the... more travel advice
The Reserve opens daily at 9 A.M. Visitors must leave the reserve by the closing time posted at the ranger... more travel advice
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