Hiking at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Hiking at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Outdoor Activities

Enjoying the Outdoors in Monterey County

So many choices. So little time. Monterey County is a premier destination for those who love the outdoors. Bikinghiking, walking, boating, hang gliding and animal watching are just a few of the activities that lure visitors to Monterey and make residents thankful they live here. Whether you want to watch the whales or climb a mountain, walk the Recreation Trail or dive the depths, there is no more spectacular place to enjoy the outdoors than Monterey County.

 

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Adventures by the Sea

299 Cannery Row , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 372-1807
Fax  (831) 372-4103
By land or by sea, discover the beautiful Monterey Peninsula bybicycle, kayak or take a guided tour. Try out stand uppaddle-boarding. more

Aero Dynamic Aviation

130 Olmsted Way Ste. 130 , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 373-8320
Fax  (408) 251-4955
Be the pilot as you fly over Monterey Bay, Big Sur and the Central California Coast! Stunning views of cliffs, bridges, whales and ocean offer a unique opportunity for photography, sightseeing and... more

Bay Area Glider Rides

90 Skylane Drive, Ste 101 , Hollister, CA 95023
Phone  (831) 636-3799
Take one off your "bucket list" and enjoy the ride of a lifetime. Experience the feeling of soaring like an eagle over the beautiful Central Coast of California. Our flights take off from two... more

Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours

750 Cannery Row , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 776-9577
Fax  (415) 929-8687
Blazing Saddles has the perfect bikes and friendly staff to ensure an easy and fun adventure in Monterey Bay! Conveniently located just a block from the bike path at 750 Cannery Row (at the... more

California Rodeo Inc.

1034 North Main St , Salinas, CA 93906
Phone  (831) 775-3100
Fax  (831) 757-5134
The California Rodeo Salinas is an annual four day event that starts on the third Thursday of July. The Rodeo features action packed performances and is the largest Rodeo in California and one of the... more

Camp SEA Lab

100 Campus Center Building 42 , Seaside, CA 93955
Phone  (831) 582-3681
Fax  (831) 582-3691
Hey Kids, dive into the summer with Camp SEA Lab! Spend your summer getting in, out and around the water along Monterey Bay. You can join Camp SEA Lab for a week of hands-on experiential opportunities... more

Carrera Sailing

Municipal Wharf - A Tier Extension , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 375-0648
Sail Monterey Bay with Carrera Sailing on the newest, largest charter sailboats in Monterey!  We provide intimate, small group sailing, where you can participate or sit back, relax and let us sail you... more

Chamisal Tennis and Fitness Club

185 Robley Rd , Corral de Tierra, CA 93908
Phone  (831) 484-1135
Since opening in 1975 Chamisal Tennis and Fitness Club has grown into one of the premier family oriented clubs on the Monterey Peninsula. Our beautiful club is situated off Laureles Grade Road... more

Chaparral Ranch

Salinas River State Beach
Portrero Road off Highway 1 , Moss Landing, CA 95039
Phone  (408) 726-8453
The most beautiful way to see natural coastal California--Enjoy a scenic Western beach ride along one of Northern California’s most beautiful beaches, Salinas River State Beach. Our hour and a half... more

Chris' Fishing and Whale Watching

48 Fisherman's Wharf #1 , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 375-5951
Fax  (831) 645-9895
Deep Sea Fishing & Whale Watching tours year around in the third largest deep submarine canyon in the world.  more

Fast Raft Ocean Safaris

32 Cannery Row
Breakwater Cove Marina , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 324-4883
Fax  (831) 241-6986
Fast Raft Marine Eco-Tours are a fun and exciting way to explore the beautiful Monterey Bay Sanctuary! Our low to the water boat, Ranger is comfortable and highly maneuverable, offering an incredible... more

Kayak Connection

2370 Hwy one , Moss Landing, CA 95039
Phone  (831) 724-5692
Fax  (831) 761-2379
Kayak Connection offers sea kayaking rental, instruction and tours in Santa Cruz, Moss Landing, Monterey Bay and Point Lobos. more

Land Rover Experience Driving School

Quail Lodge
8205 Valley Greens Dr , Carmel Valley, CA 93923
Phone  (831) 620-8854
Fax  (831) 625-5450
Open year-round, the Land Rover Experience Driving School at Quail Lodge & Golf Club provides customized lessons and adventure for all skill levels. Guided by your qualified instructor, you'll make... more

Manzoni Cellars

San Carlos between Ocean and 7th , Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 620-6541
Manzoni Cellars located in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea brings you Artisan Hand Crafted Wines from the Santa Lucia Highland Appellation located here in Monterey County. Stop by the cozy tasting room... more

Marina Equestrian Center Park

2830 5th Ave , Marina, CA 93933
Phone  (831) 521-6168
Summer Horse Camps are offered at the Marina Equestrian Center Park. Come out and join the fun! You will learn about how to care for and ride your own friendly and gentle horse. Make new friends,... more

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy , Salinas, CA 93908
Phone  (831) 242-8201
Fax  (831) 373-0533
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is an 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course best known for The Corkscrew, a one-of-a-kind turn in motorsports, with an elevation change equivalent to 5 ½ stories. Mazda Raceway... more
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Aug 1, 2014
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Flash Your Badge and receive 20% discount off any treatment 50-minutes or…

Vista Blue Spa at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
Located over the tranquil Monterey Bay, Vista Blue Spa is on the top floor of the…
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