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Monterey Peninsula City Trip — Attractions

Visit the shops at Steinbeck Plaza on Cannery Row in Monterey Bay, California


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Get the highlights of important attractions and resources for your trip to Monterey Peninsula.



MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS


See aquatic life at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Forest Theater
Mountain View Ave and Santa Rita St.
Carmel, CA
831-622-0100

Golden Bough Playhouse
Monte Verde St., Between 8th and 9th Ave.
Carmel, CA
831-622-0100

Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway
1021 Monterey-Salinas Hwy.
Salinas, CA
831-242-8201

Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA
831-648-4800

National Steinbeck Center
1 S Main St.
Salinas, CA
831-796-3833

WINE TASTING

Talbott Vineyards was established in 1982 in Carmel Valley, California

Bernardus
5 W. Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA
831-298-8021, 800-223-2533
Open daily 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

East End Wine Row
Carmel Valley Rd. at the East End of Carmel Valley Village
Carmel, CA
Tasting rooms include: Dawn's Dream; Silvestri; Parsonage; Chesebro; Holman Ranch and Cima Collina

River Wine Road Wine Trail
1645 River Rd.
831-659-1050
Wineries include: Marilyn Remark, Talbott, Hahn, Pessagno, Manzoni, Paraiso, Ventana

Talbott Vineyards
Carmel Valley, CA
831-659-3500
Open daily 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

PARKS

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail
18 miles along the coast from Castroville, CA to Pacific Grove, CA

Point Lobos State Reserve Park
Entrance three miles south of Carmel, Highway 1
Opens daily 9 a.m.-dusk

SHOP & SPA

Gold Leaf Spice and Teas
8 W. Gabilan St.
Salinas, CA
831-753-7700

Refuge
27300 Rancho San Carlos Rd.
Carmel, CA
831-620-7360

SIGHTSEEING

Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California

Bixby Creek Bridge
13 miles South of Carmel on Highway 1

Hearst Castle
750 Hearst Castle Rd.
San Simeon, CA
800-444-4445

Lovers Point
Ocean View Blvd.
Pacific Grove, CA

RESOURCES

Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 1770
Monterey, CA
888-221-1010

Monterey's Path of History Tour
831-649-7118 for tour schedule and more information.


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