Drive Scenic Highway One

Drive Scenic Highway One

Kayak at Point Lobos
Enjoy the Sunset at Asilomar State Beach
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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Monterey County's scenic drives range from the legendary to the little-known, from Highway One to ... more
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The Basilica of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (Carmel Mission) was founded in 1770, making ... more
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Calendar of Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Jul
31
2014

Carmel Bach Festival

Jul. 19-Aug. 2
The Carmel Bach Festival has a 75-year history of artistic excellence and community service. Musicians from the around…more
Aug
2
2014

Salinas Valley Half Marathon

Aug. 2
The Salinas Valley Half Marathon begins at the historic Soledad Mission, established in 1791 as the 13th Alta…more
Aug
11
2014

Monterey Auto Week

Aug. 11-Aug. 17
Classic automobiles take over the Monterey Peninsula during Monterey Auto Week and Concours d'Elegance! All over…more
Aug
12
2014

Concours On The Avenue

Aug. 12
Sixth Annual Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours On The Avenue......Carmel's world famous Ocean Avenue will be closed to traffic…more
Aug
14
2014

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Aug. 14-Aug. 17
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a cornerstone of Monterey Peninsula’s Classic Car Week. Only around…more
Aug
15
2014

Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally

Aug. 15
The colorful 20th Annual Pacific Grove Concourse Auto Rally will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014 on Lighthouse…more
Aug
16
2014

Concorso Italiano

Aug. 16
A celebration of Italian style, featuring the most spectacular display of Italian automobiles in the world. The…more
Aug
17
2014

Concours d'Elegance

Aug. 17
This spectacular event exhibits some of the most unique pre-war and post-war cars, along with the latest in concept car…more
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

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
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