Monterey Spotlight

Featured Events


Big Sur International Marathon

Apr. 27
The Big Sur Marathon is 26.2 miles of the most beautiful coastline in the world -…more

Steinbeck Festival

May. 2-May. 4
This annual festival consists of several days of films, speakers, panels, theater,…more

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

May. 2-May. 4
This entirely new series created by the merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports…more

Wildflower Triathlon

May. 2-May. 4
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test…more

Winemakers' Celebration

May. 3
Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) will…more

Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival

May. 9
The annual festival was envisioned as a fun and entertaining way to raise…more

Amgen Tour of CA Stopover

May. 14
The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California,…more

Carmel Art Festival

May. 15-May. 18
Carmel-by-the-Sea highlights its artist colony origins with the Carmel Art Festival.…more

Salinas Valley Fair

May. 15-May. 18
Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival,…more

Cooking for Solutions

May. 16-May. 18
The culinary event of the year, Cooking for Solutions features great chefs, gourmet…more

Ferrari Racing Days

May. 16-May. 18
Ferrari Racing Days return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with three full days of…more

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

May. 23-May. 25
The 5th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is a three-day event packed…more
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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

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

Camp SEA Lab

100 Campus Center Building 42 , Seaside, CA 93933
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

Monterey Municipal Commercial Wharf 2
Figueroa Street
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 Road , 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 Country Corporation

3375 Calaveras Road , Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone  (408) 726-8453
Chaparral Ranch presents 1.5 hour horse back rides on the Salinas River State beach. Please call 408.726.8453 or email info@chaparrall for reservations. Cost is $100.00 per person. 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

Kayak Connection

2370 Highway 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 Drive , 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

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

1021 Monterey Salinas Highway , 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

Monterey Bay Equestrian Center

19805 Pesante Road , Salinas, CA 93907
Phone  (831) 663-5712
Monterey Bay Equestrian Center has been serving the Monterey Peninsula since 1981. Although located north of Salinas, we provide services for the entire central coast and our services are available... more

Monterey Bay Kayaks @ Elkhorn Slough

2390 Highway One , Moss Landing, CA 95039
Phone  (831) 373-5357
Fax  (877) 284-8957
We offer daily kayak and stand-up paddleboard tours, rentals, classes and a unique retail store at Moss Landing's North Harbor. Paddle Elkhorn Slough, an amazing, protected tidal estuary teeming with... more

Monterey Bay Kayaks @ Monterey Beach

693 Del Monte Avenue , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 373-5357
Fax  (877) 284-8957
We offer kayak and stand-up paddleboard tours, rentals, classes and a unique retail store at Moss Landing's North Harbor. Paddle Elkhorn Slough, an amazing tidal estuary teeming with wildlife... more

Monterey Bay Race Place

2004 Fairgrounds Road , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 372-5863
The Monterey County Race Place is Monterey's premier satellite wagering facility. Conveniently located on the Monterey County Fairgrounds, the Race Place broadcasts over 12 tracks and hosts racing... more

Monterey Bay Sailing

78 Old Fisherman's Wharf #1 , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 372-7245
Sailing organization whose mission is to offer residents of the Monterey Peninsula communities and visitors an affordable opportunity to sail the central coast. more

Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District

60 Garden Court
Suite 325 , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 372-3196
The Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District was formed by voters of the Monterey Peninsula in 1972 to acquire lands for the express purpose of preserving open space and providing recreational... more
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