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Outdoor Activities at The Inn at 1252 Monterey

Outdoor Activities

Top Things to Do in Monterey, California

See the best of Monterey. Bike along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail or embark on a whale watching adventure from Fisherman's Wharf. See California's oldest houses and buildings at the Monterey State Historic Park or tour the collection of California modernism at the Monterey Museum of Art.
Monterey Whale Watching at The Inn 1252 Monterey

Monterey Whale Watching

Experience the memorable adventure of Monterey Bay whale watching with a knowledgeable tour guide. See many whale species like humpbacks, blue whales, and gray whales year-round in their natural habitat.
Surfing Through Waves

Surfing Through Waves

Experience the excitement of surfing along Monterey, California's breathtaking coastline
A Taste of Monterey- Wine Market & Bistro at The Inn 1252 Monterey

Discover Monterey Wine Country

Monterey County is one of California's top wine regions producing 53 incredible varietals. With picturesque scenery, the Monterey County Wine Country is home to unique wineries and sample tasting rooms in Downtown Monterey, Cannery Row, and River Road Wine Trail Reserve.

Biking at The Inn 1252 Monterey


Spend a day taking in the sights from a bike lane or off-road trail. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and views while you hop on a bike to explore Monterey. Stop for a bite to eat at Fisherman's Wharf, visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, and take a scenic ride on 17-Mile Drive. Rent bikes from Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

Hiking in Monterey County


Head out on a hike on back roads, byways, and trails to experience the breathtaking scenery in Monterey County. Plan a day trip to Point Lobos State Reserve or Garland Park in Carmel Valley and stroll through dense forests to open meadows and coastal trails.

Boating at The Inn 1252 Monterey


Whether you want a short sail out on the bay, experience romantic sunset cruises, or private charters, Monterey Bay has it all. Spend an afternoon sailing to see Monterey Bay from the water or enjoy watching whales, sea otters, and California sea lions.

Golf Courses at The Inn 1252 Monterey

Golf Courses in Monterey County

The Monterey Peninsula is an iconic golfing destination with picturesque coastal views. It is home to championship golf courses like Pebble Beach Golf Links, Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, and Del Monte Golf Course. Are you ready to play?

Beaches at The Inn 1252 Monterey


Monterey County is home to central California's most pristine beaches with spectacular views. Some nearby beaches are Del Monte Beach, Carmel River State Beach, Lovers Point Beach, and Carmel Beach. Enjoy a day of watersports, like surfing, boating, fishing, and swimming.

State Parks at The Inn 1252 Monterey

State Parks in Monterey County

Monterey County's state parks are the perfect spots for capturing the beautiful sights of coastal California. Discover the diverse range of parks nearby like Los Padres National Forest and Fort Ord National Monument.

Stand Up Paddleboarding at The Inn 1252 Monterey

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Enjoy paddle boarding on stunning Monterey Bay. Paddle through the kelp forest along the Pacific Grove shoreline and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Get a great workout while enjoying the views and marine life, including sea otters and whales. Rent paddle boards and kayaks and get lessons at one of the local companies like Monterey Bay Kayaks or Adventures by the Sea.

Monterey Film Locations

Monterey Film Locations

Monterey has been the premier film locations for countless cinemas masterpieces - over 200 and counting. That doesn't even include the number of television programs and other types of star-studded entertainment. Relive (or reenact) all those specials scenes by checking out the locations or take a tour of the area.