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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:
10/24/2014 - 11/09/2014 - Carmel Shakespeare Festival - The Servant of Two Masters

11/01/2014 - Ciclovía Salinas

11/01/2014 - Day of the Dead Celebration

10/30/2014 - 11/09/2014 - DRACULA at MPC Theatre

11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014 - ROTA Psychic Fair

11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014 - Shark Days at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

11/02/2014 - Carmel Music Society Presents The Hagen String Quartet

11/06/2014 - 11/08/2014 - Big Sur Food & Wine

11/08/2014 - 2014 Carmel Valley Olive Growers Fest

11/08/2014 - 5th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

11/08/2014 - 11/09/2014 - The Lighting of the Tannenbaum Holiday Open House

11/10/2014 - CIF Girls NorCal Regional Golf Championships

11/11/2014 - 2014 Monterey County Veterans Day Parade

11/11/2014 - Veteran's Day Ceremony in Carmel-by-the-Sea

11/12/2014 - America's Test Kitchen Live!

11/13/2014 - 11/30/2014 - Tall Ship Lady Washington at Moss Landing

11/14/2014 - 11/16/2014 - Big Sur Half Marathon Health & Fitness Expo

11/14/2014 - Comedian Dana Carvey

11/14/2014 - Escher String Quartet

11/14/2014 - 11/16/2014 - Santa Paws

11/15/2014 - Flavors of Pacific Grove

11/15/2014 - House of Merlot Celebration

11/15/2014 - Pre-Holiday Prep Party

11/16/2014 - Big Sur Half Marathon

11/18/2014 - 11/23/2014 - Callaway Golf Invitational

11/21/2014 - Harvest Hoedown at MY Museum

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014 - Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace

11/21/2014 - The Temptations

11/22/2014 - Holiday Tree Lighting

11/23/2014 - Monterey Bay Antiques & Vintage Market

11/27/2014 - Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving at the Sardine Factory

11/27/2014 - Thanksgiving Buffet at Bernardus Lodge

11/27/2014 - Thanksgiving Dinners in Monterey County

11/28/2014 - Cannery Row Tree Lighting Ceremony

11/29/2014 - 12/01/2014 - Monterey Gem Faire

11/30/2014 - Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights

12/01/2014 - Pacific Grove Tree Lighting Ceremony

12/02/2014 - 12/03/2014 - Christmas at the Inns

12/03/2014 - 12/06/2014 - Streets of Bethlehem

12/04/2014 - 13th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

12/04/2014 - Historic Downtown Monterey's Traditional Christmas Tree Lighting

12/04/2014 - Tree of Life Celebration: Monterey

12/05/2014 - Carmel-by-the-Sea Tree Lighting

12/05/2014 - 12/06/2014 - Christmas in the Adobes

12/06/2014 21st Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

12/06/2014 - An Afternoon of Chocolate at Bernardus Lodge

12/06/2014 - Oak Woodland Restoration Planting!

12/06/2014 - United Spanish Timbrado Fanciers Canary Song Competition

12/07/2014 - Brighten the Harbor Boat Parade

12/07/2014 - Inns of Distinction Tour

12/12/2014 - 18th Annual Truffle Dinner at Bernardus Loge

12/13/2014 - Dune Habitat Restoration Planting!

12/13/2014 - Jingle Bell Run

12/21/2014 - Monterey Bay Antiques & Vintage Market

12/31/2014 - First Night Monterey

01/15/2015 - 01/19/2015 - Monterey Swingfest

01/16/2015 - 01/18/2015 - Big Sur Foragers Festival

01/15/2015 - 01/19/2015 - Monterey Swingfest

01/17/2015 - Live Music at the Dune Habitat Restoration Planting!

01/17/2015 - Winter Bird Count!

01/24/2015 - 01/25/2015 - Whalefest Monterey
 

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:
           10/04/2014 - Wine Fest!
  • 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
http://www.montereyhie.com/
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