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Monterey Motorsports Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway

Experience the Thrills of Monterey Car Week 2024

Get ready for an unforgettable week as Monterey Car Week 2024 rolls into town from August 10 to August 18! This prestigious event is a must for car enthusiasts, offering a dazzling array of events, from vintage car races to … Read More

Fun Facts about Koi Fish

Not only are koi fish tranquil and lovely, but they also have an interesting past and intriguing traits. To celebrate National Koi Fish Day on July 7, here are some interesting trivia about these incredible sea creatures that you may … Read More

Monterey State Historic Park

Monterey State Historic Park: A Tour of California’s Historic Past

Tucked away along Monterey, California’s stunning coastline is a little treasure called Monterey State Historic Park that takes guests back in time. This well-kept piece of history combines stories of Spanish colonization, Mexican independence, and the dynamic cultural melting pot … Read More

A building in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Getting to Know Carmel-by-the-Sea: Honoring Doris Day

Tucked down along California’s craggy central coast, Carmel-by-the-Sea is a little village with an almost mystical feel. Carmel is like stepping back into a simpler, more enchanted era with its quaint cottages, fragrant gardens, and winding, little lanes. Thanks in … Read More

Concert at night in large stadium with huge crowd

 Best Places to Hear Live Music in Monterey, CA

Monterey, California, is not just a scenic coastal town; it’s a vibrant hub for music lovers. Whether you’re a fan of classical music, rock, jazz, or unique live performances, Monterey has a venue that caters to your musical tastes. Here … Read More

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10 Most Instagrammable Spots Around Monterey

Discover the charm and picturesque spots of Monterey, a treasure trove of scenic delights that are perfect for your next Instagram post. Here’s your guide to the top 10 Instagrammable locations around Monterey: 1. Butterflies at Monarch Grove    – … Read More

Coastal Sunset in Pacific Grove, CA

Monterey County’s Top 8 Outdoor Adventures

Beautiful scenery, a rich history, and thriving marine life make Monterey County a hidden treasure on California’s central coast. This stunning area has a wealth of thrilling outdoor pursuits for both nature lovers and adventure seekers. The best eight outdoor … Read More

Candid photo of mother and children sitting in a field.

Mother’s Day Activities in Monterey

Still looking for places to take your mom on Mother’s Day in Monterey? The Monterey Bay area has plenty of activities for your mom to enjoy.  Here are a handful of places in and around Monterey that are sure to … Read More

Christmas on the Wharf in Monterey, CA


In Monterey, California, there may not be snow, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t holiday celebrations! This December, Monterey will be home to all sorts of holiday parades, cheerful events and countless Christmas lights. Here’s your guide to upcoming celebrations … Read More

Outside Activities to Do in Monterey During the Pandemic

Outside Activities to Do in Monterey During the Pandemic

Now that travel restrictions from the pandemic have eased a bit and people are choosing to travel again, many have wondered what activities are available to do while visiting the beautiful County of Monterey.  Read on for just a few … Read More