St Jude Catholic Church – San Carlos Cathedral
Distance: 9 miles
Elevation: Ascent 121 ft; Descent 164 ft
Schedule: 8:00 Mass; 9:00 Breakfast/Pack; 10:00 Depart; 4:30 Arrival; 5:30 Dinner; 7:00 Solemn Vespers/Adoration/Rest
Description: Today’s journey is quite short, but it will give us some extra time to visit Monterey upon arrival. Departing from St Jude’s, we walk a mile through town, and then about four miles on the Monterrey Peninsula Recreation Trail, which parallels the beach just behind the beautiful dunes. Near Seaside we can go back onto the beach for the last four miles into Monterey. Today’s route is safe for families and there are plenty of places for rest stops and water. If it’s sunny it should be nice and warm, but the marine layer at the ocean can also make it overcast and chillier. Be prepared to get wet if you want to go in the ocean.
Accommodations: San Carlos Cathedral: 500 Church St, Monterey. We will sleep on the cathedral hall floor. Church bathrooms and pop-up showers will be available.
Suggested hotels for those not staying at the above provided accommodations.:
Casa Munras Garden Hotel and Spa: 700 Munras Ave Monterey 831-375-2411
Best western Plus Monterey: 825 Abrego St Monterey 831-373-5345