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
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Calendar of Events

FEATURED EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS
Aug
22
2014

Sand City West End Celebration

Aug. 22-Aug. 24
The streets of Sand City come alive for the West End Celebration! Sand City is known for its funky, independent and…more
Aug
23
2014

First City Festival

Aug. 23-Aug. 24
Experience a weekend of music, food, and fresh ocean air at the site of the iconic Monterey Pop Festival. Headliners…more
Aug
27
2014

Monterey County Fair

Aug. 27-Sep. 1
The annual Monterey County Fair is always fun for all, with livestock exhibition, entertainment, live music, amusement…more
Aug
30
2014

Marina's Labor Day Parade & Festival

Aug. 30
Join us in celebrating the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy the largest Labor Day parade in Monterey County with a military…more
Aug
30
2014

Monterey Bay Greek Festival

Aug. 30-Sep. 1
The St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church of Monterey County will hold its 28th annual Monterey Bay Greek Festival…more
Sep
5
2014

Festa Italia

Sep. 5-Sep. 7
Festa Italia will include Italian food booths, beer & wine, calamari, pasta, steak sandwiches, Italian rice balls,…more
Sep
12
2014

Triathlon at Pacific Grove

Sep. 12-Sep. 14
The City of Pacific Grove and Tri-California Events would like to invite you to come and experience The Triathlon at…more
Sep
19
2014

Monterey Jazz Festival

Sep. 19-Sep. 21
Wheter you prefer jazz, blues, folk, or American song, the discerning jazz music fan is sure to find both old…more
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