Archive for the ‘The Area’ Category

  • Leisure Activities on the Monterey Peninsula

    Adventures By The Sea

    Want to see sea lions, seals, and sea otters from your kayak – or bicycle some of our great bike paths? Then head over to Adventures and suit up. Also rent the surrey bike – Great for families. 201 Alvarado Mall in Monterey or Lover’s Point Beach in Pacific Grove. 831-648-7235

    Asilomar State Park and Beach This park has miles of boardwalks through beautiful white dunes. The property has many buildings designed by Julia Morgan of Hearst Castle fame. Check-out the extraordinary tide pools at lovely Asilomar Beach. 800 Asilomar Blvd., Pacific Grove 831-372-4076

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  • Cannery Row

    Cannery Row in Monterey
    Cannery Row offers a wonderful blend of history fused with today’s attractions and upbeat nightlife!  John Steinbeck wrote about Cannery Row, Monterey in his book titled, “Cannery Row”.  In his book he so perfectly describes the old charm of the canning district of Monterey along with the beauty and splendor Cannery Row, Monterey offers.

    Cannery Row, Monterey is a fabulous place to visit whether you’re traveling with a loved one or family, there is something for everyone!  Cannery Row offers: shopping, dining, attractions, recreation and so much more…

    Cannery Row is one of the most …

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  • Big Sur

    The Monterey Peninsula Inn is located in Pacific Grove, California, just a short drive from the famous scenic points of Big Sur.

    Big Sur was voted Top 25 best destinations in the US by 2008 Travelers Choice.  In addition, Highway 1 at Big Sur was honored with the distinctive American National Scenic Byway and California Scenic Highway.

    Big Sur offers Spectacular Coastlines, dining delights, gift shops and art galleries.

    In Big Sur you can hike the mountains and look out over 3 million acres of the Los Padres National Forest or hike the beautiful tree lined streams.  Try camping at one of Big Surs …

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  • Carmel

    The Monterey Peninsula Inn is a very short drive to the City of Carmel.  Carmel-by-the-Sea is home to great restaurants & bars, shopping, art galleries, spas & salons and arts & entertainment.  Carmel Valley features wine tasting at its best!

    Never mind that Carmel-by-the-Sea is a quaint coastal enclave tucked somewhere between the sites and sophistication of San Francisco and Southern California.  Carmel is a community where locals and guests can abandon their cars to experience the town on foot.  Featuring manicured gardens and Aspen-style architecture creates an ambiance as enticing as the upscale shops at Carmel Plaza, The Barnyard …

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  • Pacific Grove

    Pacific Grove, a Piney Paradise also called Butterfly USA and the last hometown.  Pacific Grove offers unmatched natural beauty, charming historic neighborhoods, as well as the Peninsula’s most unique shopping areas.  Come enjoy the very best that Pacific Grove has to offer in shopping, dining and services.  Pacific Grove offers an eclectic collection of accommodations, from perfectly detailed Craftsman style inns to Queen Anne B&Bs.  There is truly something for every taste and budget.  The Monterey Peninsula Inn is located in Pacific Grove and features well-appointed guest rooms and cottages at affordable rates in a delightful, serene …

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  • Monterey area

    The Monterey Peninsula Inn is located in Pacific Grove, California.  Just a short drive from the Monterey areas most famed attractions.

    The city of Monterey is located about 2 miles from the Monterey Peninsula Inns’ properties.  The historic city of Monterey is a veritable treasure of things to do and see.  In Monterey you can visit the Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf for great dining and shopping.  Or try whale watching on Monterey Bay, which is available year-round.  Take The Path of History, a walking tour through the historic, Downtown Old Monterey.  This tour guides you down the whalebone sidewalks of Monterey …

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  • Marine Sanctuary

    The Monterey Peninsula Inn is a short drive to Monterey Bay National Sanctuary.  The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary spans a shoreline length of 276 miles.  In addition, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is a federally protected marine area off the California Coast.  This is the richest marine environment in the world due to the unique biology, geology and oceanographic features that the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary offers.  The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary has some of the worlds most diverse marine ecosystems and was established for the purpose of research, education, resource protection and monitoring this national treasure.

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  • Pebble Beach

    The Monterey Peninsula Inns are a very short drive to the famed private Oceanside city of Pebble Beach.  Pebble Beach features some of the most famous golf courses, ocean views and the Pebble Beach 17-Mile Drive Scenic Tour.  Entrance fees for Pebble Beach are $8.95 per vehicle.

    No other expanse offers the natural splendor of 17-Mile Drive through Pebble Beach as this magnificent scenic tour hugs the dramatic Pacific coastline and delves into the 5000 acre Del Monte Forest.  Pebble Beach offers some of the best-known California landmarks such as The Lone Cypress, Seal & Bird Rocks, Fanshell Beach and Point Lookout.

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