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
One of the best ways to explore the scenic beauty that Monterey County has to offer is by hiking its ... more

Calendar of Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Dec
25
2014

Christmas Dinners in Monterey County

Dec. 25
Why suffer the stress of trying to please everyone's palate this Christmas? Start a new tradition with a Christmas meal…more
Dec
31
2014

First Night Monterey 2015

Dec. 31
First Night Monterey is a festive New Year’s Eve community arts celebration designed for the pleasure and…more
Dec
31
2014

New Year's Eve Dinners & Events

Dec. 31
Monterey's citywide First Night celebration is only one of many taking place on New Year's Eve in the area! If you're…more
Jan
15
2015

Monterey Swingfest

Jan. 15-Jan. 19
Dance workshops feature past and present world and national champions, plus open dancing. Presented by Central Coast…more
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Lay of the Land

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