Monterey Peninsula in North California
Check out these local holiday events, coming soon!
10/19 - 27 The Paper Wing Theater Co presents "Night of the Living Dead"
10/24 Halloween Trick & Treating Cooking Class at Aubergine Restaurant
10/27 Halloween at Monterey Bay Aquarium
11/23 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Cannery Row
12/1 19th Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park
12/4-5 Christmas at the Inns
12/6 11th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights in Pacific Grove
12/7-8 Smuin Holiday Ballet at Sunset Center
12/8 Santa's Fly-In at Carmel Valley Village Airfield
12/15 Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk in Pacific Grove
12/31 First Night Monterey in downtown Monterey
12/31 MY Museum's 4th annual Noon Year's Eve
Monterey Peninsula Accommodations -Stay at the La Quinta Inn when you visit the Monterey Peninsula. Located in Monterey, California, we're just a few miles from the area's best attractions. The La Quinta Monterey offers everything you need to make your vacation fun and stress-free. You'll enjoy great hotel accommodations and vacation extras at our comfortable hotel, including complimentary deluxe hot breakfast, spacious rooms with luxury bedding, a convenient location, and much more.
Monterey Peninsula's 17-Mile Drive -One of the most famous stretches of road in the country, this magnificent drive through Pebble Beach tours the dramatic Pacific coastline, offering spectacular views of native wildlife, colorful wildflowers, fabulous homes, world-class golf courses, and the famous Lone Cypress Tree.
Monterey Beaches -Monterey County's 99 miles of spectacular coastline offers just a handful of sheltered beaches. Big Sur's several outstanding beaches include the sheltered strand just a short hike from the Cooper Cabin. Pfeiffer Beach, located within Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, is one of the area's best, where visitors can take advantage of easy handicapped access, increased parking, and new restrooms.
Monterey's Point Piños Lighthouse -The Point Piños Lighthouse is located on the northern most tip of the Monterey Peninsula. The stone lighthouse was built 1855 on the point of land that marks the entrance to Monterey Bay. The building, lenses and prisms of the light are all original and the lighthouse is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the west coast.
Open Thurs. - Sun. 1pm - 4pm.