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 21, 2019

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


Marina Certified Farmers Market

Apr 21, 2019

Marina Farmer's Market, on the corner of Vista Del Camino in the Marina Village Shopping Center,


Pacific Grove Certified Farmers Market

Apr 22, 2019

The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers’ Market offers a wide array of fresh fruits, vegetables an

Recommended Partners

Pacific Grove Adventures: Kayaks, Surrey, Paddle Board and Snorkel Rental
Monterey Bay Whale Watch
Inns of Monterey

Latest Stories

Monterey Car Week Overview

Your Guide to Monterey Car Week 2019 Monterey Car Week is one of the most anticipated automobile events in Monterey County, California every year. It begins on...

Monterey Wine Country, a Top Wine Travel Destination

Monterey Wine Country: A Great Place for Wine Enthusiasts Fans of wine regularly flock to beautiful Monterey County in California to savor some of the best fine...

Reasons to Visit Monterey County in the Spring

The Joys of a Monterey County Spring Visit Monterey County, located in California's beautiful Pacific Coast, is known for everything from breathtaking beaches...