What's New in Monterey County Summer 2024

Photo Credit: Congo Go! Monterey County is constantly evolving with new restaurants, wineries, hotels, and activities. This summer, add these new places to eat, sip, stay, and experience to your itinerary! Dining and...

Top Ocean View Restaurants in Monterey County

Indulge in the beauty and bounty of Californiaʻs Central Coast at these restaurants with ocean views in Monterey County. Cannery Row Meals along Monterey's most iconic and historic street come with a side of epic views...

Where to Watch Free Live Music this Summer

Summertime is officially here which calls for outdoor activities, including live music! Spend an evening enjoying outdoor tunes at various venues throughout the county! Click here for a full list of events in the area....

Who knows Monterey best? Locals do. We asked locals what they love most about Monterey County. Whether you are a resident looking for new spots or a visitor looking for some local gems, meet our Monterey locals and hear...

Ride the FREE Monterey Trolley

Skip the hassle of circling around for parking and catch the MST Trolley Monterey and let the trolley give you a fast, convenient and free ride. Monterey's trolley runs daily throughout the summer months (Memorial Day...

LGBTQIA+ Businesses in Monterey County

Photo Credit: Monterey Peninsula Pride Monterey County is made up of a large community of diverse, family-owned businesses including a variety of LGBTQIA+ owned, supporting and SVPC (Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations)...

Top 5 Places to Go Birding in Monterey County, California

With over 500 bird species spotted, spectacular Monterey County is one of the top locations for birders in California and in the U.S. From deep water to shores, sloughs and lakes, grasslands and peaks, there is a...

Thrilling Ocean Activities on Monterey Bay

The best way to experience the magic of the Monterey Bay is by exploring the blue waters of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. From tides pools and coastal wetlands to kelp forests and a deep submarine canyon,...

Inside Monterey with Ashley Wolff, Owner of Jeju Kitchen

Photo courtesy of Kendal & Anthony DeLaura Who knows Monterey best? Locals do. We asked locals what they love most about Monterey County. Whether you are a resident looking for new spots or a visitor looking for some...

Highway 1 Road Trip through Monterey County

Embarking on a road trip along California's iconic Highway 1 promises an unforgettable journey—and nowhere is this more true than in Monterey County, where this stretch of Highway 1 is a treasure trove of charming...

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