Its character-rich downtown is lined with antique shops, unique restaurants, and fine hotels. There are dog-friendly parks, beaches, and even restaurants where your four-legged friends are more than welcome. You’ll see plenty of Spanish-era homes in the community, with beaches and lush hillsides all around.
THE LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
Fresh seafood awaits at each restaurant, with some of the country’s finest wineries just around the bend. There is plenty to see and do in Monterey, from walking tours and whale watching to scuba diving and kayaking. You can spend the evening touring the Historic Custom House Plaza, hiking along the recreational trails, or seeing the local sites.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD FAVORITES
Soak up the Monterey culture with a trip to Cannery Row or Fisherman’s Wharf, where you can shop at the independent boutiques, grab a bite to eat, or learn about the history of Monterey. Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where you can explore kelp forests, and ocean canyons while learning about the important ocean research that is being accomplished there.