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If you could spend a day on the Monterey Peninsula exactly as you wanted to, how would you spend it?
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The Best Eats Around the Monterey Peninsula, With Lady & Larder
Founders Sarah and Boo Simms take us on a food tour filled with childhood favorites.
Kid Friendly
What To Do During… A Kid-Friendly Summer Break
Little Holiday children’s company founders bring the family fun.
Out on the Town
What To Do if You’re a… Bach Festival-Goer or Music Lover
Classical singer Alexa Dieterle shares her go-tos for good music.
Car Week
What To Do if You’re a… Car Week Connoisseur (or Newbie)
Concours d’Elegance insider Quinn Button drives us through a fun-filled week.
Santa Cruz’s Finest Food Stops
Chef Todd Parker of Bookie’s pizza shares his picks for the best bites in Surf City.
An Art Insider’s Tour Around Town
Unlock the area’s art and culture scene with gallery owner Monica Graham.
Celebrity Pastry Chef Michelle Lee Shares Her Peninsula Sweet Spots
The Food Network alum dishes on the area’s best bites ahead of the Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival.
Where to Eat and Play, With A Michelin-Starred Restaurateur
When Monique Black, co-owner of Carmel’s Chez Noir, isn’t greeting guests at the restaurant, she’s soaking in all the region has to offer.
Out on the Town
Stroll through Old Monterey and Seaside For These Must-Stops
“Local’s Guide” artist Maria Schoettler draws up her insider favorites. (A fruity beer slushie? Yes, please.)
Fashion Finds and Coastal Views For The Perfect Day
Susan Galvin, owner of luxury resale shop Foxy Couture, authenticates the best stops from Carmel to Big Sur.
The Best Local Beaches—And How To Enjoy Them
Salted Stones jewelry founder Emma May knows a thing or two about surf and sand. Spend a day with the ultimate beach girl.
Out on the Town
From Carmel Classics to Monterey Marine Life, An Insidery Must-Visit List  
The local institutions that are always inspiring Somewhere in Carmel’s co-founders.
Style Is on Point When This Acupuncturist Pins the Peninsula’s Best
Doctor’s Order: R&R, high design, dinner and a show.
Pro Golfer Mina Harigae’s Hometown Heros
Eat, golf, rest. Repeat.
A Perfect Round on the Peninsula With Malbon Golf’s Co-Founder
From coffee to the course, Erica Malbon’s picks are on par with the best.
Inspiration is Everywhere with This Restaurateur and Stationery Designer
Scenic walks, vintage finds and what to order with the ultimate insider, Alissa Carnazzo.
A Yoga and Wellness Expert’s Day of Indulgence
Megan Cassamas steps off the mat for 7 beautiful moments of self-care – chocolate, massage and romance included.
A Perfect Thursday in Carmel
BY TIDE body care founder Leah Cabardo takes us to town.