When to Go to Monterey Bay
Monterey Bay has a mild climate year-round, but the summers can be relatively cool and overcast. If possible, travel to Monterey Bay in September or early October, when the fog clears, and daytime temperatures typically rest in the low-70s.
Pet Friendly Places
When it comes to spending quality time with your four-legged friend, there are endless opportunities in Monterey County. Here are some pet-friendly recommendations that will make your pet extra happy and healthy.
Where to Eat
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill
Places to See
China’s Cove by Eddie Vita
China’s Cove by Melanie LeMaster
Point Lobos by Travel Notes & Beyond
Things Not to Miss in Monterey Bay
Make sure you stop at the Visitor’s Center:
401 Camino El Estero
Monterey, CA 93940
Summer: Open daily 9am—6pm, Sundays from 9am—5pm
Winter: Open daily 9am—5pm
*Closed on Thanksgiving, December 25, January 1, Easter
• Wandering through Monterey’s historic district
• Spending the day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
• Exploring Fisherman’s Wharf
• Taking a beach cruise
• Diving, snorkeling or kayaking
• Attending Monterey Bay’s annual Jazz Festival, which takes place each September
Use and download or print this Map of Monterey
We will be giving away one complete trip package, including 2 nights at Monterey Tides, 2 tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and a wine blending at Joullian Vineyards.
See Monterey will be randomly selecting the winner from the comments.