Visit Monterey - Best of Monterey
Three days tours. A long weekend. That is all you need to take in the charming delights of Monterey and come away happy. The city is one of California’s most unassumingly beautiful. It is rich in activities, sightseeing, culture and history.
European ships that first tried to land here found themselves dashed on the rocks. The Spaniards came over land and made the city a part of Mexico, the capital of Alta California. After the American-Mexican war, when America gained control of these lands, it was here that the constitution of California was drafted, and the state accepted into the USA.
Today the city is famous for a few standout sightseeing factors its exceptional beauty of its natural environment; the boundless numbers and bold behaviours of the sea otters, sea lions, and seals; the many John Steinbeck novels that were set here; the outdoorsy people; and the world class Aquarium.
Monterey Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Monterey tips for your visit
- Drive with caution. Monterey is a popular destination, which means lots of traffic.
- Street parking can be free for two hours on weekends and after 6:00 PM.
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Monterey Tourist Information
Monterey Tours for you
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Monterey
Monterey Bay Aquarium Admission85 Reviews
Dive into an underwater world of mystery, beauty and awe at the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, perched on the edge of the stun...Book Now
1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
Duration: 1 Hrs
Explore Monterey Bay and the Central Coast in a GPS-guided Sea Car, cruising through town or along the Pacific on a 1-hour to...Book Now
2-Hour Monterey and Pacific Grove Sea Car TourNew on TripHobo
Duration: 2 Hrs
Fantastic ocean vistas at every turn. This is one of the best coast drives anywhere! Highlights include Monterey historical b...Book Now
3-Hour Monterey, Cannery Row and Pacific Grove Sea Car Tour1 Reviews
Duration: 3 Hrs
Explore Monterey Bay and the Central Coast in a GPS-guided Sea Car, cruising through town or along the Pacific on this 3-hour...Book Now