Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California


Welcome to Monterey County!

Please accept our warmest welcome to Monterey County for the CME by the Bay at the beautiful Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa. We invite you to explore this distinctive and diverse region and hope you become inspired by the natural beauty, historical sites, and mild climate that Monterey has to offer.

Our breathtaking destination will allow you to relax, rejuvenate and refocus. We hope you become a fan of Monterey County personally and return many times over, or perhaps extend your stay to make the most of being in this amazing destination. Please refer to our Travel Alerts page for any relevant information over the dates of your visit. This page is regularly updated for COVID-19 and any other relevant destination insight.

Please call upon the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau for any needs during your stay.

Monterey: Grab life by the moments!

Warm regards,

Rob O’Keefe
President & CEO

Rob O'Keefe

Know Before You Go

COVID Testing

For more information on where you can be tested for COVID-19 in Monterey County, click HERE

Flying to Monterey County

 Monterey Regional Airport is located just 10 minutes from downtown Monterey. New non-stop flights now include Portland (PDX), and Seattle (SEA). Charter and private flights are also available. Other large airports near Monterey County include Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), located 60 minutes from downtown Monterey; and San Francisco International Airport, located 2 hours from downtown Monterey.

Getting Around Monterey

Monterey Airbus and Main Event Transportation offer convenient service to and from SFO and SJC. Rental cars are available at the Monterey Regional Airport. Local bus transportation, provided by Monterey-Salinas Transit, is inexpensive and easy to use. 


Monterey County boasts a consistent mild climate.  Jackets and sweaters are always a good idea, you may want to consider walking shoes for activities.


In Monterey County, you will find an array of dining opportunities to expand your palate day and night. An abundance of locally procured ingredients and a year-round growing season set the stage for truly unforgettable dining, noshing and wanton sampling. Wherever you find interesting food in Monterey County, you're going to find great wine. Click HERE for a list of our favorite restaurants with an ocean view.


To learn more about the events happening in Monterey County, head to our Popular Events Page