Street Talk

Street Talk:

Q: What destination is the local area’s best kept secret?
Follow–up: What are your three must-have travel items?

Anna Peccianti

Administrative Assistant | Los Angeles

A: The best–kept secret destination is the tree house at Garland Park that is up a hiking trail across the waterfalls. We used to take field trips there in the fifth grade.

Fog Fighter: Sunglasses, a sweater, and binoculars: sunglasses because I’m light sensitive and a sweater to combat fog. I have my own tree that was illegally planted in Garland Park years ago. We used to take my picture by it.

Jeremy Barrett

Real Estate Agent | Carmel

A: The magical beaches and coves of Point Lobos. It is where ancient Native Americans would store their gold in feather quills in the caves only accessible at low tide at a certain time of the year.

The Weekly is powered by the generosity of readers like you, who support our mission to produce engaging, independent and in-depth journalism.

Show Your Support
Learn More

Stop the Pain: Boots, water and a hat. You need boots to keep your feet from hurting, water to stay hydrated, and a hat not to get sunburned. Preparedness is the key to success.

Melissa Eason

Professional Mom | Carmel

A: If I told you it wouldn’t be a secret. I have a love-hate relationship with the tourist industry. Too many tourists don’t know how to cross the street. The town has changed to please them, not the locals.

Adventure Woman: It depends, if flying on an airplane take Ambien, otherwise a good book, good shoes, and a sense of adventure. Last January I went to Cambodia with a group called Freedom Fields to clear land mines for the second year in a raw.

Become a Weekly Insider.

Join Us
Learn More

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.