we took our last family vacation for the summer. we had such a great time! i just love the beach feel and the coastal architecture. seriously, if i could live in a coastal community...i would. first we took the kids to gilroy garden's. this is a wonderful little amusement park. it's great for a family with young kids. (my ten year old got a little bored.) we then drove over to monterey for the last leg of our trip. we visited cannery row in monterey. we ate cinnamon rolls and sea food. last but not least we visited the monterey bay aquarium. the kids absolutely loved it! there are a lot of different hands on activities, and the atmosphere is delightful! we had such a great time! we are sad our summer of 2011 has come to an end.
beware: picture overload
at gilroy garden's
a little treat before we hit the road to monterey!
cannery row down town monterey
for lunch we ate at Bubba Gumps!
back to the aquarium!
we were all tired and ready to hit the road!
on the way home we got lost...
(this happens..a lot..)
while asking for directions we saw a ton of seals laying all
over a pier.
last picture of the day!!
(do you see my husbands enthusiasm?)