We all know waking, sleeping, and dreaming. It's what we do. But transcending? What's that? It's a natural state of restful alertness. Learn in your own home for $47, including support. (Photo from http://www.nps.gov/yose/naturescience/images.)
Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove, CA (midway up coast)- cool tide pools. Monterey Bay is close by, too, which has a cool aquarium with an open-sea aquarium that lets marine life come and go from the sea to be observed.