Steinbeck Literary Trail 1 HALF DAY Soledad southwest to the Arroyo Seco River, over to Paraiso Springs, up River Road and through Salinas and around to Old Stage Road back down to Soledad. Steinbeck Literary Trail 2 FULL DAY Soledad south to King City, on to San Ardo, over to Lockwood, up to Mission San Antonio de Padua, then Jolon, and north to Soledad. Steinbeck Literary Trail 3 FULL DAY Soledad north to Spreckels, west to Corral de Tierra, then up and over the Santa Lucias to Carmel Valley, west to Carmel Mission and then South to Pt. Lobos, across Bixby Creek Bridge and to Big Sur. Steinbeck Literary Trail 4 HALF DAY Soledad northwest to Monterey, through Cannery Row and on to Pacific Grove then Asilomar.