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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Monterey County's scenic drives range from the legendary to the little-known, from Highway One to ... more
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is consistently ranked #1 in the United States for its innovative ... more
This is a great place to take in the sights, sounds and smells of Monterey. ... more
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is an 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course best known for The Corkscrew and ... more
The Basilica of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (Carmel Mission) was founded in 1770, making ... more
Cannery Row houses an eclectic blend of specialty shops, local artists' galleries, more than 25 ... more
Home to museums, galleries and performing arts venues, Monterey County is a hub for artistic ... more
The antique restored adobes make Monterey the most historic city in California. ... more
Monterey County's shopping scene is full of great deals and extraordinary surprises, from fine art ... more

Calendar of Events

FEATURED EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS
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
Sep
23
2014

First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

Sep. 23-Sep. 28
This competition, broadcast on The Golf Channel, earns money for The First Tee, a charity that gives disadvantaged…more
Sep
27
2014

California International Airshow

Sep. 27-Sep. 28
The California International Airshow Salinas returns to the Salinas Municipal Airport for its 34th year. Watch…more
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

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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