Known as the “Whale Watching Capital of the World,” Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey is a top destination for locals and visitors. Bring your friends, family, and dogs (on leash). Enjoy the exquisite views and the “best place to walk and people watch” in Monterey County!
Old Fisherman's Wharf provides award-winning dining, shopping, live theater, special events, whale watching, fishing, sailing, and strolling in a gorgeous setting overlooking the Monterey Bay.
Come to Cannery Row in Monterey, California, the most popular vacation destination on California's Central Coast. This historic waterfront district on Monterey Bay was made famous by writer John Steinbeck, who illustrated Cannery Row life in his colorful stories. The best of Monterey hotels, attractions and recreation, authentic Monterey restaurants, convenient shopping and exciting Monterey nightlife are all found on Monterey's Cannery Row.
The Monterey County Fair & Event Center is nestled on 22 oak-studded acres located in the city and county of Monterey. The Monterey County Fair & Event Center consists of eight buildings of varying sizes, two outdoor music arenas and a horse show arena.
The Monterey County Fair & Event Center is host to two outdoor arenas. The larger arena comfortably seats 5,850 and our other arena seats 2,000. Our larger arena is home to: Monterey Jazz Festival, four major Horse Shows, Fair Headline Acts, and many more events.
The Monterey County Fair & Event Center has seven buildings available to rent for special events. The buildings range from 400 to 7,100 square feet and can accommodate 20 to 1,000 people. The Turf Club is decked in oak and brass with a huge stone fireplace and an open patio with heaters.
The Satellite Horse Racing Facility is active year-round. It offers "at track" odds and payouts from Golden Gates Fields, Santa Anita, Del Mar, Cal Expo and Woodbine.
In 1926, a 15,000 square-foot Moorish castle rose on Alvarado Street, to the amazement of locals and visitors alike. A new cinema and live performance venue to rival those in California's largest cities, the Golden State Theatre was the definition of an opulent movie palace. After decades of deterioration, it has been faithfully restored to its former glory, featuring an Old World grand lobby and mezzanine, one thousand plush velvet seats, state-of-the-art sound, and the indefinable magic of a truly historic setting. B.B. King, Bill Cosby, Willie Nelson, The Smothers Brothers — these are just some of the names that have recently graced the stage, contributing to the Theatre's new legacy since its renovation and exciting revival. Attend a world-class concert or film festival at the Golden State Theatre, or host your own special event here, and become part of its new chapter of history.
We invite you to come in and discover the culinary delights of Monterey Wine Country. Take in the magnificent ocean's edge location while sampling locally-sourced wine and food. An entire wall of windows overlooks the majestic Monterey Bay, providing a stunning backdrop for a wine tasting and/or dinning adventure. Housed in a renovated circa 1918 sardine cannery and showcases over 95 Monterey County wineries.
Contemporary galleries complement the old-world elegance and lavish rose gardens of this gorgeous, historic estate. Located in one of Monterey’s oldest neighborhoods, La Mirada began as a modest stone adobe in the Mexican period. It was later remodeled to become an elegant home where the great stars of silent film were entertained. In 1994, the gallery wing was added to accommodate outstanding exhibitions that change several times a year. MMA La Mirada is a perfect venue for weddings, meetings and special events.
This inviting, three-story landmark is located across from historic Colton Hall in the heart of Old Monterey. The Museum features eight galleries devoted to exhibitions of American and early California painting, photography and contemporary art. An art reference library offers a quiet space to read and research anytime the Museum is open. A gift shop includes creative and unusual cards, jewelry and a fine selection of books about your favorite period of art or artist and more. Wheelchair access is available at the sculpture park entrance located between Pacific and Calle Principal Streets.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium has attracted more than 47 million visitors and has won awards for its exhibits, architecture, and cultural and educational impacts. We’re located on historic Cannery Row in Monterey and open daily except Christmas. Hours vary by season. Daily schedules available at www.montereybayaquarium.org or by calling (831) 648-4888.
Opened in 1897, Del Monte Golf Course is the oldest course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi. Designed by golf and polo enthusiast Charles Maud, this inland course boasts a meandering layout that has challenged golfers for more than a century. It was the original host of the California State Amateur and continues to serve as one of three courses on which the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational is played.
Del Monte Golf Course features wide fairways lined with oak, pine and cypress trees and the back nine includes a treacherous par-5, 512-yard 13th hole.
599 Blackhawk Club Dr, Danville, CA, United States
In the early 1900’s the lush rolling foothill expanse of Mt. Diablo became known as Blackhawk Ranch, where prized thoroughbreds graced the land for decades. Years later, this natural splendor inspired a vision of luxury living, and in 1979, a new Blackhawk was born.
Today, as you enter the peaceful world of Blackhawk Country Club, you will drive past lush landscaping and luxurious homes to two magnificent golf courses and clubhouses: the Lakeside and the Falls, surrounded by acres of stunning open space.
Blackhawk Country Club membership is limited and by invitation only. Proprietary members have equity in the assets and property of the Club and enjoy reciprocal privileges at many private golf and country clubs.
Cal State Monterey Bay provides an exceptional education at an affordable price. We're a small, residential campus with an engaged faculty. Students receive individual attention plus the many opportunities of a comprehensive university.
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often called simply Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, USA, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Situated on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history. In 1906, the San Francisco Call devoted a full page to the "artists, poets and writers of Carmel-by-the-Sea", and in 1910 it reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts." Early City Councils were dominated by artists, and the city has had several mayors who were poets or actors, including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, bohemian writer and actor Perry Newberry, and actor-director Clint Eastwood, who was mayor for one term, from 1986 to 1988.
The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast. It stands at an elevation of 26 feet (8 m) above sea level, on a land area of 8.466 sq mi (21.927 km2). The 2010 census recorded a population of 27,810.
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California, USA, with a population of 15,295 as per the 2011 Census data. Pacific Grove is located between Point Pinos and Monterey, at an elevation of 151 feet (46 m).
Often referred to as one of America's last hometowns, Pacific Grove is known for its Victorian homes, Asilomar State Beach, its artistic legacy and also known as the "Butterfly Town U.S.A." for the annual migration of the Monarch butterflies. The city is endowed with more Victorian houses per capita than anywhere else in America; some of them have been turned into bed and breakfast inns.
Seaside (formerly East Monterey) is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, with a population of 33,025 as of the 2010 census. Seaside is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) east-northeast of Monterey, at an elevation of 33 feet (10 m). Seaside is the home of California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) and the Monterey College of Law, both located on the site of the former military base Fort Ord. It is also the home of the Bayonet and Black Horse golf courses, once also part of the Fort Ord military base, now open to the public, and host to PGA Tour events, including the 2012 PGA Professional National Championship
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California. It lies at an elevation of 3 feet (1 m). Pebble Beach is a small coastal resort destination, home to the famous golf course, Pebble Beach Golf Links.
As well, The Inn at Spanish Bay and The Lodge at Pebble Beach and four of the eight golf courses inside the Pebble Beach community are among the local assets owned by the Pebble Beach Company. Residents pay road fees for maintenance as well as Monterey County property taxes. Application of the property tax revenues is the realm of the Pebble Beach Community Services District, a public agency with an elected board of directors that manages essential functions including fire protection and emergency medical services, supplemental law enforcement, wastewater collection and treatment, recycled water distribution, and garbage collection, disposal and recycling.
200 Fred Kane Dr #200, Monterey, CA, United States
The Monterey Peninsula Airport District was created in 1941 and is not incorporated into the city or the county, nor is it a public utility. Since its creation the Airport has evolved to continually meet the needs of its users. In doing this, the airport, has seen such dignitaries as Pope John Paul II, John F. Kennedy, and many other stars and celebrities. It has distinguished itself as an outstanding contributor to the local community and the National Transportation Plan. Monterey Airport remains dedicated to providing a solid platform for its local community and the nation as a whole.