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Holidays in Monterey

Whether you’re here for a couple of days or a couple of weeks, you'll find loads of attractions to discover and new experiences to be had in Monterey.

Monterey Holidays

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Holidays in Monterey

With as many as 28,000 people calling this place home, you're certain to make plenty of new friends!

Sacramento, the capital of this state, is situated 140 miles north of Monterey, while Capitola can be located 25 miles to the north.

Even though there are many things to do here, Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Stanford University definitely stand out. Fisherman's Wharf and the California State University Monterey Bay are every bit as impressive.

If you are planning a holiday for the entire family, trips to Dennis the Menace Park and the Monterey County Fairgrounds will most definitely be a winner. Are the kids still bouncing off the walls? Keep the adventure going with a trip to the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds and the MY Museum Monterey County Youth Museum.

The Sante Adairius Rustic Ales is the place to be if knocking back a few cold ones is your preferred way to relax at the end of a day. Ask about tours or simply sit back and savour their distinctive creations and flavours.

You'll need to keep your eyes wide open as the experienced racers fly through the course at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. One blink at these speeds and you might miss it!

Can you distinguish your cabernet sauvignon from your merlot? Whether you're a connoisseur or a novice who simply likes a drop, you'll discover something new at the Bernardus Winery and the Galante Vineyards. You can also sit back, relax and sample the local red or white at the Talbotts Vineyards and the Cowgirl Winery.

Keen on an alfresco lunch? Grab some snacks and venture to Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park or Point Lobos State Reserve for a relaxing picnic. Alternatively, head outdoors and get some exercise at Lone Cypress Pine or Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

Want to find out about upcoming events, tours, local hotspots or kid-friendly outings? Big Sur Station and Carmel Chamber of Commerce are your best resources for any queries you may have about your visit.

Perhaps you're seeking someplace to silence the busy workings of your mind. If so, the tumbling waters of McWay Falls might just be your answer.

Venture to Carmel Beach and Capitola Beach and let the salty breeze and sounds of the ocean calm your mind. Seacliff State Beach and Manresa State Beach are a few other spots you might like to consider.

If you're looking to recharge your batteries, you'll uncover plenty of nature reserves to explore. Ease your way into it with a breath of clean air among the plants and animals at Fort Ord Dunes State Park or Pinto Lake Park. Two further areas to take a look at are Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve and Garland Ranch Regional Park.

Walk the quiet halls, study the engaging displays and chat to the helpful staff. The Maritime Museum and the National Steinbeck Center are comforting places to think and find out something new. If you have extra time, also go to the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and the Portola Art Gallery.

Learn all about the seafaring past of the region while checking out the salt-encrusted artefacts that are housed at the Stanton Center.

Science nerds will be over the moon with the Doc Rickett's Pacific Biological Laboratories, where an entire array of fascinating scientific objects and exhibits are just waiting to be discovered.

Whichever genre of art floats your boat, you're sure to find it in Monterey. Why not start your day of gallery going at the Monterey Museum of Art and the Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada? Also look into what displays are on at the Grove Homescapes and the Strouse and Strouse Studio-Gallery.

Take a fascinating journey into days gone by at the Pajaro Valley Historical Association and the Capitola Historical Museum. Both exhibitions pride themselves on making the city's vivid history entertaining and appealing to visitors.

Are you eager to discover a few historic attractions? A trip to the Naval Postgraduate School or the Filoli offer a fascinating glimpse into Monterey's days of yore. If that doesn't satisfy your inner history geek, head onward to Tor House and the Cooper-Molera Adobe.

A structure that has linked Monterey for what feels like forever, Bixby Bridge is a key part of the city's heritage that no visitor should overlook.

Travellers interested in exploring the religious heritage of the area should check out Carmel Mission Basilica and St Mary's by the Sea. You can get an even deeper insight into the city's beliefs at Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo and New Camaldoli Hermitage.

It's far better to reflect on your life and say, "Can you believe I did that?," rather than, "I wish I had done that." So, while you're in Monterey you shouldn't miss the chance to discover some of the less well-known sights, such as the Henry Miller Memorial Library and the Cherry Center for the Arts. Partington Cove and the Big Sur Discovery Center are some other choices.

Best Monterey Flight + Hotel Holiday Deals

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Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey, CA
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.2 out of 5 (9 reviews)

    Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Lake El Estero. ...

    Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa£125

    Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa£125
    Monterey Tides

    Monterey Tides

    2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      3.0 out of 5 (5 reviews)

      Our customers tell us that they enjoy the family-friendly amenities at Monterey Tides. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Monterey Bay. You'll find ...

      Monterey Tides£159

      Monterey Tides£159
      Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

      Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

      3280 Dunes Drive, Marina, CA
        2.5 out of 5.0
         
         

        Our customers tell us that they enjoy the convenient parking at Monterey Beach Dunes Inn. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Monterey Bay. Features ...

        Monterey Beach Dunes Inn£73

        Monterey Beach Dunes Inn£73
        Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

        Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

        400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
          4.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.6 out of 5 (7 reviews)

          Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa's good location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Cannery Row. You'll find features ...

          Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa£202

          Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa£202
          Mariposa Inn & Suites

          Mariposa Inn & Suites

          1386 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA
            3.0 out of 5.0
             
             
            3.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

            Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Mariposa Inn & Suites. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Del Monte Shopping Center. ...

            Mariposa Inn & Suites£106

            Mariposa Inn & Suites£106
            Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa

            Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa

            700 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA
              3.5 out of 5.0
               
               
              3.2 out of 5 (4 reviews)

              Our customers tell us that they enjoy the bar at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Stevenson House. Features include ...

              Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa£136

              Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa£136
              Hotel Abrego

              Hotel Abrego

              755 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA
                3.5 out of 5.0
                 
                 
                4.6 out of 5 (7 reviews)

                Our customers tell us that they enjoy the comfortable rooms at Hotel Abrego. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo. ...

                Hotel Abrego£165

                Hotel Abrego£165
                Best Western De Anza Inn

                Best Western De Anza Inn

                2141 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA
                  2.5 out of 5.0
                   
                   
                  5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

                  Our customers tell us that they enjoy the spacious rooms at Best Western De Anza Inn. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Monterey County Fairgrounds. ...

                  Best Western De Anza Inn£116

                  Best Western De Anza Inn£116
                  The Monterey Hotel

                  The Monterey Hotel

                  407 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA
                    3.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     
                    3.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

                    Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around The Monterey Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Maritime Museum. Enjoy features ...

                    The Monterey Hotel£125

                    The Monterey Hotel£125
                    Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages

                    Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages

                    1150 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA
                      3.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       
                      3.5 out of 5 (6 reviews)

                      Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Point Pinos Lighthouse. ...

                      Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages£85

                      Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages£85

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