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443 Wave Street, Monterey, California 93940
443 Wave Street Monterey, CA 93940
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Monterey, California Things to Do

Noted for its rich history of resident artists and authors (including John Steinbeck and Robert Louis Stevenson), Monterey is home to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf and the annual Monterey Jazz Festival.
     
Its dramatic ocean scenery, historic communities, beautiful beaches, pristine pine forests, prestigious golf courses, charming wineries and miles of breathtaking coastline make Monterey an enchanting vacation destination for people of all ages.
Monterey California Family Vacation
Exciting attractions - from Cannery Row to Pebble Beach, Monterey Bay Aquarium to Fisherman's Wharf - as well as infinite shopping and dining opportunities ensure that Monterey has something to offer everyone. Whether wine-tasting to whale watching, out for a family vacation to romantic retreat, find out for yourself what Monterey has to offer!

Stay with us while attending these upcoming events:
02/09/2015 - 02/15/2015 - AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

01/30/2015 - 02/22/2015 - PacRep's SoDAonStage presents The Pirates of Penzance
02/15/2015 - Carmel Music Society Presents Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra 
02/20/2015 - 10th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit
02/21/2015 - Monterey Symphony Concert III: Charismatic Glow
02/21/2015 - SF Giants World Championship Trophy Tour
02/22/2015 - Monterey Symphony Concert III: Charismatic Glow
02/22/2015 - The 25th Annual Great Taste of PG
02/28/2015 - Margarita Mania
02/28/2015 - Steinbeck's Birthday Celebration
03/05/2015 - 03/08/2015 - GourmetFest
03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015 - Jazz Bash by the Bay
03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015 - Inspired Home Expo of Monterey
03/16/2015 - 03/17/2015 - Insider Threat 2015 Summit
03/20/2015 - New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players: HMS Pinafore
03/21/2015 - Bach's Birthday Bash
03/27/2015 - 03/29/2015 - Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival
04/09/2015 - 04/12/2015 - Pebble Beach Food & Wine
04/10/2015 - 05/03/2015 - PacRep's SoDAonStage presents Disney's Mulan Jr.
04/11/2015 - 04/12/2015 - Pacific Grove Good Old Days
04/12/2015 - 04/15/2015 - ADIM 15
04/12/2015 - 04/16/2015 - 4th Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo
04/16/2015 - 04/19/2015 - Sea Otter Classic
04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015 - Wildflower Show
04/24/2015 - 04/25/2015 - Big Sur International Marathon Expo
05/01/2015 - 05/03/2015 - TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
05/01/2015 - 05/03/2015 - Wildflower Triathlon
05/02/2015 - Art in Bloom Gala 2015
05/02/2015 - Monterey Street Food Festival
05/02/2015 - 05/03/2015 - ROTA Psychic Fair
05/02/2015 - Winemakers' Celebration
05/08/2015 - Language Day
05/09/2015 - 5th Annual Fort Ord Warhorse Day Celebration
05/09/2015 - Herb Alpert & Lani Hall GALA EVENT
05/14/2015 - 05/17/2015 - Carmel Art Festival
05/14/2015 - 05/17/2015 - Salinas Valley Fair
05/16/2015 - Relay For Life of Monterey Peninsula
05/16/2015 - The Quail Motorcycle Gathering
05/22/2015 - 05/24/2015 - California Roots Music & Arts Festival
05/23/2015 - 05/25/2015 - MayFest Monterey Bay
05/30/2015 - 05/31/2015 - Artichoke Festival
06/03/2015 - CIF State Boys Golf Championships
06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015 - Monterey Wine Festival
06/06/2015 - World Oceans Day Celebration
06/07/2015 - 12th Annual Cannery Row Block Party
06/08/2015 - 06/13/2015 - 2015 Monterey Beer Week
06/19/2015 - 06/21/2015 - 4th Annual "Ink by the Bay" Tattoo Convention
06/20/2015 - Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration
06/27/2015 - 06/28/2015 - Monterey Americana Festival
07/04/2015 - 09/06/2015 - Evenings by the Bay at the Monterey Bay Aquarium – Saturdays & Sundays (July 4 – September 6)
07/04/2015 - Pacific Grove City 4th of July BBQ
07/10/2015 - Aerosmith at the Salinas Sports Complex
07/16/2015 - 07/19/2015 - California Rodeo Salinas
07/16/2015 - 07/19/2015 - California Rodeo Salinas
07/17/2015 - 07/19/2015 - FIM Superbike World Championship
07/18/2015 - 78th Annual Carmel Bach Festival
07/22/2015 - 07/26/2015 - Feast of Lanterns
07/26/2015 - Moss Landing Antique Fair
08/01/2015 - 08/02/2015 - 48th Annual Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
08/01/2015 - Salinas Valley Half Marathon
08/05/2015 - AUTOMOTO Film & Arts Festival
08/08/2015 - 08/09/2015 - Blues, Brews and Barbecue at Monterey Bay
08/10/2015 - 08/16/2015 - Monterey Car Week
08/12/2015 - The Little Car Show in Pacific Grove
08/13/2015 - 08/16/2015 - Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
08/15/2015 - Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally
08/21/2015 - West End Celebration Kick off Party
08/22/2015 - 08/23/2015 - Sand City West End Celebration
09/02/2015 - 09/07/2015 - Monterey County Fair
09/05/2015 - Marina's Labor Day Parade & Festival
09/05/2015 - 09/07/2015 - Monterey Bay Greek Festival
09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015 - Festa Italia
09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015 - Pirelli World Challenge
09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015 - Triathlon at Pacific Grove
09/18/2015 - 09/20/2015 - Monterey Jazz Festival
09/22/2015 - 09/27/2015 - First Tee Open at Pebble Beach
09/25/2015 - 09/27/2015 - Porsche Rennsport Reunion
09/26/2015 - 09/27/2015 - California International Airshow
09/26/2015 - 09/27/2015 - Old Monterey Fine Art Festival
10/03/2015 - Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar
10/03/2015 - 10/04/2015 - Make it Sustainable Celebration
10/03/2015 - 10/04/2015 - Monterey Beach SportsFest
10/03/2015 - 10/04/2015 - Oktoberfest Monterey Bay 2015
10/03/2015 - Wine Fest!
10/04/2015 - Historic Home Tour in Pacific Grove
10/18/2015 - Fiesta del Mar
10/21/2015 - 10/25/2015 - Carmel International Film Festival

Monterey, California Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation in Monterey, California-

Discover the natural beauty of Monterey and unleash your sense of adventure. Hike through Monterey's nature preserves and beaches, enjoy tide-pooling along the rocky shores of the ocean, go horseback riding through open meadows, or venture to Point Pinos Lighthouse.
Sightsee along Monterey's 17-Mile Drive, tee off at Pebble Beach, hike the towering cliffs of Pinnacles National Monument and encounter diverse wildlife in the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. Discover your spirituality at Esalen in Big Sur or walk the winding labyrinth of Carmel Valley.
     

Outdoor Recreation

  • 17-Mile Drive:

    This scenic drive boasts some of the most fantastic views on the West coast.
  • Bella Monterey Bay:

    A Luxury 47 Foot Italian racer/cruiser sailing yacht available for your personalized sailing charters on Monterey Bay! 818-822-2390
  • El Estero Park:

    Features a lake with paddle boats, skateboarding and dog parks, a snack bar, and the awesome Dennis the Menace Park! Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey
  • Monterey State Historic Park:

    Historic state park which includes California's first theatre and the Monterey Customs House, where the American flag was first raised over California. A U.S. National Historic Landmark! 831-625-4419
Monterey Bay Adventure by the Sea

Bay Adventure by the Sea - Kayaking Package -

Blessed with beautiful beaches, stunning coastal trails, magnificent state and county parks, mountains, forests and wilderness and the Pacific Ocean, Monterey is a breathtaking vacation destination for outdoor fun and adventure. Experience exhilarating water sports - boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and cruising - on the protected waters of Monterey Bay.
Embark on a whale watching cruise in the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, one of the world's most lively whale watching spots. Enjoy excellent scuba dining at Monterey's Lover's Point - one of the most popular beach diving points in the county - and San Carlo Beach. Paddle through the waters of Monterey Harbor, explore the expansive kelp beds along Cannery and marvel at diverse sea life.

Bay Family Vacations -

Monterey is a wonderful family vacation spot filled with activities and attractions that make you smile. Kids love watching playful sea otters in the Monterey Bay Aquarium, riding the merry-go-round on Cannery Row, hands-on activities at MY Museum - where families can make a TV show - kite flying on Seaside Beach, kayaking past the seals on Monterey Bay, paddle boating on Lake El Estero, pedaling a surrey on the Recreation Trail and roaming the adventure playground of Dennis the Menace Park, where kids can hop aboard a locomotive. Jump rails at the skateboard park or scuba dive in Monterey's sheltered bay.
Wine Tasting at Monterey, California

Wine Tasting

  • A Taste of Monterey -

    This gift shop/tasting room is the perfect location to relax and enjoy a glass of wine - over 70 regional wineries represented! Carries a large selection of locally produced wines, wine accessories and gifts. After hours the perfect venue for private events. Open daily 11am 6pm; 700 Cannery Row, Ste. KK

             Coming soon:
            6/6/2015 - 6/7/2015 - Monterey Wine Festival
  • Wine Trolley Tours -

    From Carmel Valley to the Salinas Mountains, experience an unforgettable wine tasting adventure aboard Hattie the Magnificent Trolley. Visit many tasting rooms including Bernardus Vineyards, Parsonage Vineyards, Chateau Sinnet, Heller Estate Organic Vineyards and Boekenoogen Winery, Boete Winery and Chateau Julien.

Family Activities

  • Ghost Trolley of Old Monterey -

    Once the capitol of Mexican California, Old Monterey was the center of fiestas and balls, dashing Spanish horsemen and romantic guitar-playing suitors and also murder, swindles and shipwrecks. Relive our rich history on this 90 minute trolley tour, led by longtime residents and local historians. Information available at front desk.
  • Monterey Movie Tours - top rated activity! -

    This three-hour tour which brings to life some of the wonderful movies that have been filmed locally - includes three stops made on the 17-mile drive in Pebble Beach.
Holiday Inn Express Monterey / Cannery Row Hotel - California (CA) Located at
443 Wave Street, Monterey, California 93940
Phone: 831-372-1800 Fax: 831-372-1969
Email: reservations@hiexpressmonterey.com
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