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


Old Monterey Farmers Market

Feb 19, 2019

The Old Monterey Farmers Market is spread among 3 city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine


Sleepover at the Aquarium

Feb 23, 2019

Pack your pajamas and get ready for a slumber party at the Aquarium! This nighttime adventure filled


Seaside Certified Farmers Market

Feb 23, 2019

Broadway avenue in downtown Seaside comes alive each Saturday from 10am-2pm with its Certified Farme

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