Enjoy the Sunset at Asilomar State Beach

Enjoy the Sunset at Asilomar State Beach

Kayak at Point Lobos
Drive Scenic Highway One
Horseback Ride at Salinas River State Beach
Explore the Wonders at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Moments

Monterey offers iconic California experiences. Experience the top road trip in the United States as you wind along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline on Highway One. Book a Monterey hotel on the beach, then explore the shops and attractions of iconic Cannery Row. Sip handcrafted wines at tucked-away tasting rooms where the winemaker might just be the person pouring. Take a surfing lesson and catch a glimpse of a barefoot beach wedding as you ride your board to shore. Play 18 holes at legendary golf courses, or just hang out at the 19th hole and watch the pros practice. Monterey County has something special for everyone.
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There's no better way to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Monterey, Big Sur, Carmel or anywhere else ... more
A kayaking trip can give stories that last for years to come. Whether it's seeing wildlife up close ... more
From the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links to one of the oldest golf courses, Monterey County ... more
California is one of the only places in the world where visitors can see whales year-round, and ... more
Marina State Beach has steady winds that make it a popular place for surfing, kite flying and hang ... more
Scenic Monterey County is one of the richest ecological regions along California's central coast, as ... more
Pinnacles National Monument is a popular spot for outdoor activities ranging from hiking to ... more
Numerous equestrian trails meander through diverse landscapes, from rugged mountain terrain to sandy ... more
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Calendar of Events

FEATURED EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS
Oct
2
2014

Taste of Carmel

Oct. 2-Oct. 5
The Taste of Carmel on October 2-5,2014 will have a new look this year. It will still be headlined by one of the…more
Oct
3
2014

Chautauqua Days in Pacific Grove

Oct. 3-Oct. 5
Celebrating the history of the Chautauqua movement, Pacific Grove presents "Chautauqua Days" starting on…more
Oct
3
2014

Monterey HistoryFest

Oct. 3-Oct. 5
The Monterey History Fest has grown into a festival that offers a variety of programs for both residents and visitors…more
Oct
4
2014

Monterey Beach SportsFest

Oct. 4-Oct. 5
The Monterey Beach Sportsfest is a celebration of wellness both for people and for the ocean we love and enjoy so much.…more
Oct
5
2014

Pacific Grove Historic Homes Tour

Oct. 5
A tour of prime and selected historic homes, the PG Lighthouse, and selected civic buildings. Docents provide a…more
Oct
10
2014

2014 SCCA National Championship Runoffs

Oct. 10-Oct. 12
The SCCA National Championship Runoffs has crowned Club Racing National Champions in a winner-take-all, single race…more
Oct
11
2014

Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival

Oct. 11
Join us for what has become a growing celebration of the Salinas Valley Lifestyle. That is, world class wine and more…more
Oct
15
2014

Carmel International Film Festival

Oct. 15-Oct. 19
The Carmel International Film Festival will screen at least 50 independent films including feature length,…more
Oct
18
2014

Celebrate Harvest 2014

Oct. 18
Celebrate the fruits of harvest and raise scholarship funds for the children of our local wine industry! Enjoy a late…more
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