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
Tollfree  (800) 761-8320
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

California Rodeo Inc.

1034 North Main St , Salinas, CA 93906
Phone  (831) 775-3100
Tollfree  (800) 771-8807
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 Horseback Beach Rides

Salinas River State Beach
Portrero Rd off Hwy 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 one and a... 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

Concorso Italiano, Inc.

8318 197th St SW , Edmonds, WA 98026
Phone  (425) 742-0632
Fax  (425) 742-0764
The world's premier exhibition of exotic Italian sports cars, one of the great and traditional highlights of Monterey Automobile Week. The event has something for every automotive enthusiast and... more

Concorso Italiano, Inc.

8318 197th St SW , Edmonds, WA 98026
Phone  (425) 742-0632
Fax  (425) 742-0764
The world's premier exhibition of exotic Italian sports cars, one of the great and traditional highlights of Monterey Automobile Week. The event has something for every automotive enthusiast and... 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
Corner of California Ave and 9th , 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
Tollfree  (800) 327-7322
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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Featured Events

May
1
2015

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

May. 1-May. 3
This new series created by the merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series…more
May
1
2015

Wildflower Triathlon

May. 1-May. 3
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test…more
May
2
2015

The Language Capital of the World Cultural Festival

May. 2-May. 3
Held in the heart of Old Monterey, this inaugural "Language Capital of the…more
May
2
2015

Winemakers' Celebration

May. 2
Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) will…more
May
10
2015

Mother's Day Brunches in Monterey County

May. 10
Score some points with Mom this Mother's Day and treat her to a fabulous brunch in…more
May
14
2015

Carmel Art Festival

May. 14-May. 17
Carmel-by-the-Sea highlights its artist colony origins with the Carmel Art Festival.…more
May
14
2015

Salinas Valley Fair

May. 14-May. 17
Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival,…more
May
15
2015

Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival

May. 15-May. 16
Featuring hundreds of 1975 and older classic and custom hot rods, street rods,…more
May
22
2015

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

May. 22-May. 24
The 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is a three-day event packed…more
May
23
2015

MayFest Monterey Bay

May. 23-May. 25
This FREE admission 3 DAY FESTIVAL created for the community at large will occur…more
May
30
2015

Artichoke Festival

May. 30-May. 31
In 2015 the Castroville Artichoke Festival will celebrate it's 56th year at the…more
Jun
6
2015

Monterey Wine Festival

Jun. 6-Jun. 7
With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will lfind an embarrassment…more
Jun
6
2015

Spartan Race

Jun. 6
Spartan RaceTM, the global leader in Obstacle Racing since 2005, was designed by…more
Jun
13
2015

Monterey Beer Festival

Jun. 13
The Monterey Beer Festival is celebrating its 14th year. Breweries from across…more
Jun
20
2015

Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration

Jun. 20
The Art & Wine Celebration will showcase over 50 artists, local wines and…more
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Stonepine Estate
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