The inspiration of Monterey County will be here waiting for you, when travel returns. Until then, experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Monterey County from home. We look forward to welcoming you back and invite you to start planning your future trip so you can visit when the time is right.

Monterey County offers iconic California experiences, with a little something special for everyone, just waiting to be enjoyed. When travel resumes, experience the top road trip in the United States as you wind along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline on Highway 1. Book an ocean view hotel on the beach, and 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. Pack a picnic and watch the sunset on the white sands of Carmel Beach. Monterey is an unforgettable destination that will invigorate your soul.

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