Discover the Best Monterey Attractions
Explore one the most beautiful and alluring destinations on the California central coast. Located along the Pacific Ocean south of Santa Cruz, Monterey is an exciting place to explore with sandy beaches, scenic parks, iconic attractions, unique museums and a vibrant food and drink culture.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Immerse yourself in the ocean world at this incredible aquarium on Monterey Bay. The famed Monterey Bay Aquarium is home to 80,000 amazing animals in naturalist habitats, including sharks, jellies, sea otters, penguins, and a blue whale.
Tucked into the coastline on Monterey Bay, historic Cannery Row is a popular destination with waterfront restaurants, pubs, and shops. Discover Cannery Row's colorful history and picturesque charm and soak up the culture and beauty of the California central coast.
Old Fisherman's Wharf
Old Fisherman's Wharf is a waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment destination on Monterey Bay. Experience incredible bayfront restaurants, unique shops, whale watching cruises, sailing tours, glass bottom boat rides, and fishing charters, just five minutes from us.
Laguna Seca Raceway
Tee off on Laguna Seca Golf Ranch's signature Robert Trent Jones golf course, a challenging Monterey golf course that follows the terrain of the coastal hills. The 18-hole championship course features elevated tee boxes with beautiful views, rolling fairways, and greens guarded by challenging bunkers.
17 Mile Drive/ Pebble Beach
Cruise 17-Mile Drive as it winds along the Pacific coast in Pebble Beach. Discover one of the most scenic drives in the world with breathtaking scenery, from coastal cliffs and beaches to forests and golf courses. See the Lone Cypress, Crocker Grove, Fanshell Beach, and the Restless Sea at Point Joe, or stroll the boardwalk above the beach at Spanish Bay.
Big Sur Coast Highway
Big Sur is a magnificent stretch of land off the popular Pacific Coast Highway. From lush mountains to coastal redwood forests, fog-shrouded cliffs, windswept cypress trees, and hidden beaches make this one of the most remarkable destinations on California's central coast.
Monterey State Historic Park
Take a walking tour of the oldest buildings in California at this heritage park in Monterey's Old Town historic district. The park features scenic walking and biking trails, beautiful gardens, historic houses, including Custom House Museum, and the Monterey Walking Path of History.
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail
Bike, walk, or surrey along this 18-mile paved path that stretches from Castorville to Pacific Grove along Monterey Bay and the Pacific coast. With gorgeous scenery and ocean views, the trail is a fun way to explore Monterey beaches, parks, and attractions such as Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Fisherman's Wharf.
Monterey Conference Center
Located downtown, the Monterey Conference Center is a state-of-the-art destination for trade shows, conventions, conferences, business meetings, social events and cultural happenings.