Amazing Things To Do In Monterey  

Edging California's central coast, Monterey is a spectacular vacation destination with breathtaking landscapes, beaches, parks, golf courses and attractions. Embrace the spirit, culture, and adventure of Monterey with us. 
Cannery Row at California

Cannery Row

Explore Monterey's historic waterfront district made famous by novelist John Steinbeck. Cannery Row is a bustling stretch lined with restaurants, wine tasting rooms, bars, and shops housed in old canneries.
Distance from hotel: 0.35 miles
Category: Activities
Monterey Bay Aquarium at California

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Encounter the amazing marine life of Monterey Bay. Explore this waterfront aquarium with wondrous exhibits and breathtaking scenery. Meet sharks, jellies, penguins, and a giant octopus. Discover a window to the ocean. Please know that tickets need to be purchased from the Monterey Bay Aquarium in advance. The Monterey Bay Aquarium will be open to all guests starting on Saturday, May 15th. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, May 5th at 9am. 
Distance from hotel: 0.52 miles
Category: Activities
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreational Trail at Monterey

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreational Trail

Walk, run, bike or skate along this waterfront path on Monterey Bay. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views discovering attractions like Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Lover's Point. Rent a bike, kayak or surrey.
Distance from hotel: 1.67 miles
Category: Activities
Adventures By The Sea in California

Adventures By The Sea

Kayak the waters of Monterey Bay near Cannery Row or Stillwater Cove. Cruise the coastal trail on a surrey or bike along the breathtaking coastline. Adventures by the Sea offers rental equipment for outdoor recreation.
Distance from hotel: 0.04 miles
Category: Family / Kids
Monterey Wine Country in California

Monterey Wine Country

Discover beautiful wineries and vineyards in the Monterey Wine Country, from Salinas Valley to Carmel. Sip pinot noirs, chardonnays, and zinfandels on the River Road Wine Trail or swing by the tasting rooms on Cannery Row.
Distance from hotel: 17.87 miles
Category: Activities
Carmel Beach in Monterey

Carmel Beach

With its white sand along the Pacific Ocean, Carmel Beach is the perfect place to relax, swim, surf and soak up Cali vibes. Enjoy a picnic, hang ten on the waves, fly a kite or stroll the shore and take it in.
Distance from hotel: 6.81 miles
Category: Activities
National Steinbeck Center at California

National Steinbeck Center

Head to this museum dedicated to the life of Monterey County native son, John Steinbeck. Wander through the museum's permanent exhibits showcasing artifacts, photographs, and films of the great American author who wrote Cannery Row.
Distance from hotel: 24.30 miles
Category: Family / Kids
Carmel Mission at California

Carmel Mission

Founded by Father Junipero Serra in 1771, Carmel Mission is a beautiful example of adobe architecture. Enter the breathtaking Basilica Church and be inspired by the Spanish Colonial art and explore history through museum exhibits.
Distance from hotel: 7.59 miles
Category: Attractions
17-Mile Drive at Monterey

17-Mile Drive

Cruise the jaw-dropping coastline on this scenic road through Monterey and Pebble Beach. See pristine beaches, dramatic rock formations, idyllic coves, and legendary golf courses. Photograph natural wonders like the Lone Cypress and Seal Rock.
Distance from hotel: 3.98 miles
Category: Activities
Laguna Seca in Monterey

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Experience high-speed racing at this motorsport venue with action-packed events like the Ferrari Series Challenge. Feel the thunderous roar of engines as you see elite racing on this 11-turn, 2.2-mile road course on California's central coast.
Distance from hotel: 11.01 miles
Category: Activities
Monterey Events Festivals and Sports In California

Monterey Events, Festivals and Sports

Experience the culture, food, music, and spirit of Monterey at events throughout the year. Jazz festivals, performing arts, concerts, motorsports and holiday celebrations. Discover Central California coast.
Go Local at Hotel California

Go Local

Reconnect with nature in Monterey. Tee off on spectacular golf courses. Experience a whale watching tour on Monterey Bay. Explore idyllic beaches, parks, and hiking trails. Bike the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreational Trail. Authentic local experiences are steps away. Enjoy kayaking adventures on Monterey Bay, steps from our boutique hotel.