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Carmel Art Festival & Sculpture in the Park

Carmel Art Festival & Sculpture in the Park takes place on Mission Street, between Ocean Avenue and 6th, adjacent to Devendorf Park. This free public event features local artists, live music, competitions, fun kids activities, and both live and silent auctions. Carmel is a great place to visit any time of the year – and especially during this fun art and sculpture festival.

Relais & Chateaux GourmetFest – Carmel

Foodies and wine lovers won’t want to miss this year’s Relais & Chateaux GourmetFest in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The fun event brings together local and international wineries and prestigious Michelin-starred chefs for a four-day foodie extravaganza. Enjoy 18 food and wine-related events featuring everything from cooking demos to exquisite wine-pairing lunches and dinners.

Top 10 Fun Things To Do in San Francisco and the Bay Area

Fun San Francisco and Bay Area Sightseeing Tours & Day Trips – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Fun San Francisco and Bay Area Sightseeing Tours & Day Trips – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

There are so many fun things to do in San Francisco and the Bay Area – and any time of the year is a great time to visit. We put together a list of 10 fun sightseeing tours that you won’t want to miss, including popular San Francisco attractions and scenic one-day trips to Carmel and Monterey, Muir Woods, Napa Valley, Sonoma Wine Country, and Yosemite National Park.

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La Bicyclette – a must stop whenever in Carmel

La Bicyclette Chef, thin-crust pizza and yummy dessert - Carmel, CA - © Caren W

La Bicyclette Chef, thin-crust pizza and yummy dessert – Carmel, CA – © Caren W

On a recent visit to Carmel to meet friends visiting from New Zealand, we stopped for lunch at La Bicyclette.   What a charming little restaurant!  The ambiance and service were both excellent and the menu, although not large is quite enticing.  On the day we dined, I opted for the Fisherman’s stew which was excellent.  My companions enjoyed one of their pizza’s (lovely thin crust), a deconstructed burger, and the omelette du jour.   Continue reading

San Francisco Holiday Travel – Save on Fun City Tours & Day Trips

Anytime is a good time to visit San Francisco, the beautiful “City By the Bay.” My mom and sister came out to visit us in SF recently from London, so we were busy researching fun things to do and looking for ways to save them money . If you’re planning on visiting San Francisco during the Holiday Season (or if you’re a local looking for fun things to do) and want to save some money, here are a few FUN SF Bay Area sightseeing tours that we came across that offer good value (save up to 30% on selected tours) including:

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