See Monterey Warmly Welcomes Active America China Delegates!

Welcome to Monterey County! We look forward to having you with us!  Thank you for making time to visit and get acquainted with our unique destination.  We invite you to use this special microsite not only as a resource for your time here, but also as a resource for your future clients. Let the See Monterey team know how we can help you learn about the destination, browse dining and activity listings, as well as access special offers prior to their arrival and while they are here.

Top Reasons to Visit Monterey County

  • Stunning natural landscape
  • Mild weather
  • Award-winning food and wine
  • Lodging variety 200+ lodging facilities, 12,000+ rooms
  • Wide open spaces and places

Local Weather: 

The weather forecast for Friday, November 3rd to Sunday, November 5th in Monterey will be partly cloudy and in the mid 60's. We recommend that you bring layers as the temperature throughout the day & area will change. 

To view the daily forecast for the week, please click here.     


Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA, 93940

Date(s) of Stay

Check-in Friday, November 3rd

Check out Sunday, November 5th  

Site Visit Itinerary:


9:00 AM

Depart to Monterey

Transportation to be provided by Groome Transportation (Main Event).

Pick-up from Hilton Union Square Hotel – 333 O’Farrell St., San Francisco, CA, 94102 to Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa – 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA, 93940

11:30 AM

Monterey Bay Eco Tours Cruise in Moss Landing


During this tour, you will see otters, sea lions, harbour seals, and a diverse population of birds in the Elkhorn Slough

10932 Clam Way, Moss Landing, CA, 95039

Eco TOurs

1:15 PM

Lemongrass Seafood Bar and Grill Thai Cuisine

413 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039


3:00 PM

Check-in, Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa


Forbes four-star resort hotel overlooking Monterey Bay, in the historic Cannery Row district

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA, 93940

Monterey Plaza Hotel exterior wide



Optional Monterey Bay Aquarium visit


Monterey Bay Aquarium offers 200 exhibits and 80,000 plants and animals on display

Monterey Bay Aquarium - 886 Cannery Row, Monterey

Monterey Bay Aquarium Open Sea

5:30 PM

Welcome reception on the South Promenade patio, Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa


Cocktails and refreshments with local hospitality members



Located off the back of the lobby with direct ocean views.

Promenade of Plaza

6:15 PM

Dinner at Coastal Kitchen at the Monterey Plaza Hotel


Chef Michael Rotondo offers a creative tasting menu featuring sustainably sourced local produce and seafood





Location down the stairs from the lobby and to the left. Restaurant is location on the right side of the hallway.

Coastal Kitchen, Food & Bev, Monterey Restaurant


7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast on own at Schooners Restaurant or at Tidal Coffee

Located down the stairs from the lobby and down the hallway on the left.

Schooners Inside

9:15 AM

Depart from Hotel Lobby

9:30 AM – 1 PM

Classic Car Tour of the 17-Mile Drive with Monterey Touring Vehicles


Monterey Touring Vehicles is the only company on the Central Coast that provides the opportunity to rent classic and vintage cars

Road Rally of Classic Cars starting at Monterey Touring Vehicles Garage and proceeds to tour the 17-Mile Drive within Pebble Beach.

MTV Road Rally

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Lunch at Chef Lee’s in Monterey

2031 N. Fremont St., Monterey, CA, 93940

2:30 PM

Return to Monterey Plaza Hotel to refresh

4:00 PM

Carmel-by-the-Sea Experience


Name one of the world’s “50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in the World” by Conde Naste Traveler and #3 “Most Romantic Cities in the World” by Travel & Leisure.


Transfer from Monterey Plaza Hotel to Carmel-by-the-Sea. Walk  the charming streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea and explore the shops within Carmel Plaza


6:30 PM

Dinner at Foray in Carmel-by-the-Sea


Foray is an approachable fine dining restaurant featuring Modern American cuisine sourced from West Coast ingredients.

NEC San Carlos St. & 5th Ave, Carmel- 



Morning / Afternoon

Explore Monterey County on Your Own

SeeMonterey will recommend several activities for you to explore the destination



Time TBD


Transfer to San Francisco International Airport

Transportation to be provided by Groome Transportation (Main Event).

Pick-up from Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa – 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA, 93940 to SFO

I am thrilled to have you here in Monterey County and we hope that you enjoy the itinerary that we have planned for you. You will be in great hands with all of our local hospitality partners but please do not hesitate to let us know if there is anything else we may assist with during your stay. I am happy to help. 

All the best, 

David Cater

(831)  521 - 0432

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David Cater 2022