Monterey Local & Visitors Guide

Explore.  Play.  Dine.  Shop

Monterey Peninsula is no doubt one of the greatest places to live and visit on California's picturesque Central Coast!

As a top travel destination with majestic natural views and fabulous weather, it is your perfect vacation spot, wedding location and best place to buy a home.

Our guide lists recommended things to see and do, and let you discover variety of shops, restaurants, wine tasting rooms, guided tours, and art galleries.

Discover Monterey hotels and lodging options that range from luxury hotels to cozy Victorian inns.

With year round events, festivals, and performing arts, there are plenty of things to do and ways to be entertained. World-class attractions and events include Pebble Beach Concours, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and the world-renowned cities of Carmel-by-the-Sea and Pacific Grove.

Featured Events

Upcoming Events


Annual Wildflower Show

Apr 19, 2019

The annual wildflower show draws flora and fauna enthusiasts from around the state with an enormous


Free Asilomar Wildflower Walk

Apr 20, 2019

Get Your Bloom On with a Spring Wildflower Walk through the Asilomar Dunes Natural Preserve. Iden


Live Music With Razzvio

Apr 20, 2019

Come enjoy some live music with Razzvio in our Wine Garden! Razz is a classically trained mu

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