Day Trips

Carnoustie homes at Ocean Colony have the ideal location.  Half Moon bay is an easy distance from many special areas and landmarks. Within one to four and a half hours of lovely driving visit the Sierra mountains, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Santa Cruz, Carmel, Sausalito, the Marin Headlands, Wine Country and the wonderful shopping, museums and restaurants that make the Bay Area unique. The perfect place to call home.

Carnoustie residents enjoy many opportunities for day and overnight trips:

Napa/Sonoma Wine Country — award winning wineries, fabulous restaurants, beautiful scenery and world-class spas make this a wonderful destination.

Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries — premium wine making in this area has been growing since the 1800s. There are now over 70 family—owned wineries creating specialty wines with a spirit of innovation.

Big Sur — a gorgeous drive along route 1 brings you south to Big Sur with nearby Hearst Castle, Essalen hot springs and Los Padres National Forest.

Monterey/Carmel — Monterey has a world famous aquarium and the neighboring town of Carmel has charm and the renowned Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Yosemite — the Sierra Nevada’s spectacular mountain and valley that became a national park in 1890. The park features waterfalls, meadows and giant sequoia redwood trees.

Lake Tahoe — winter and summer this is one of the most beautiful resort destinations in the U.S. With a clear, deep lake and the surrounding mountains and ski slopes, the South and North Shores offer visitors plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.