Your hat. Your keys. Your cell phone. Personal objects that you no doubt have accidentally “left.” Don’t feel bad though, because in 1961, Grammy Award winning artist Tony Bennett “left his heart in San Francisco!” The “city by the bay” is a cultural melting pot of food, art, history and adventure that beckons for your discovery. Our “locals only” knowledge is as far-reaching as the billow of the fog horn and we will certainly guide your program in the right direction. Whether your heart favors a gourmet ferry building foodie tour, a behind the scenes walk in Chinatown or an adventure on the bay in an America’s Cup Yacht – odds are you too will leave your heart in San Francisco!
Amazing weather, world-class food & wine perfectly paired with a variety of exciting attractions to experience…Welcome to Napa Valley! Whether you are looking for that hidden gem winery, cutting edge culinary experience or an awe-inspiring hot air balloon ride, there is something here to please everyone’s palate. It’s no wonder why every year Napa Valley hosts 3 million visitors to its pristine vineyard lined hills & scenic landscapes. Our local team of indigenous experts will help you plan the “picture perfect” program for your guests and ensure your wine country experience is “the best event we’ve ever had.”
Palm Beach, most commonly known for its sophistication and luxurious experiences, has transformed into a home for urban-focused arts and culture neighborhoods, culinary innovations, watersport adventures and year-round resort lifestyles. This piece of South Florida paradise shines beyond the traditional tropical destination, but encompasses the personality of the people and places that make Palm Beach a must-see destination.
Los Angeles, where dining, events, and activities sparkle like the stars in the Hollywood sky! From the glitz of downtown to the glamour of Beverly Hills, and even the sun-soaked charm of Orange County and beyond, there’s something for everyone. Downtown LA is a vibrant tapestry of culture and cuisine, while Beverly Hills glistens with luxury and prestige. Shop along Rodeo Drive, dine in chic bistros, and maybe even spot a celebrity! Venture to Orange County’s pristine beaches, where surfing and sunsets reign supreme. Beyond the city limits, enjoy the surreal landscapes of Malibu’s scenic coastlines while wine-tasting with a view. In the Los Angeles area, your taste buds, senses, and wanderlust are in for a treat as you savor the rich tapestry of experiences across this dynamic region!
Historic Monterey Peninsula offers our visitors dramatic scenery, four-star cuisine, boutique shopping, arts and theatre, as well as a myriad of outdoor activities. Author Robert Louis Stevenson rightly called it, “The greatest meeting of land and water in the world.” Visitors will delight in famous attractions such as the spectacular 17-mile drive with rocky coves and windblown cypresses along the Big Sur coastline, and historic village, Carmel-by-the-Sea. The renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium and celebrated Cannery Row are attractions not to be missed.
History buffs will be fascinated with historical sites that trace the region’s lineage back to pre-historic times and later to seventeenth century Spanish influences.
The Monterey Peninsula is a golfer’s paradise, boasting world class golf resorts such as the unparalleled Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spanish Bay, and Spyglass Hill. An occasional “Fore!” rings out amid the sounds of crashing waves and seagulls’ calls. In addition to golf, outdoor enthusiasts may pursue a range of activities that include surfing, sea kayaking, hiking, and horseback riding.
Like our northern neighbors, Monterey is also famous for its fine cuisine. It offers a wide range of ethnic flavor and style that incorporates local seafood and organic produce. After a sumptuous dinner, enjoy a trip to the oldest outdoor theatre in the West. Arts and theatre are integral parts of life in Monterey, which continually beckons new and established artists and writers. You may find their work in various galleries and picturesque shops that adorn Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Monterey offers so much to visitors and yet still retains its small town charm. Let Benchmark Destinations show you the unrivaled beauty of this California treasure.