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 great rustic creek side campgrounds. A Big Sur secret is the gorgeous and fun fall / winter camping.
In Big Sur you can see local wildlife including California Condors, Elephant Seals and Humpback and Blue Whales.
Big Sur is fabulous place to visit while on the Monterey Peninsula! Whether your traveling with a loved one or family, there is something for everyone!
The Big Sur is the home to fabulous special events including the Big Sur Marathon! Visit the Monterey Peninsula Inn website at www.montereypeninsulainn.com or contact us at #831-372-3431 to start planning your next vacation to Big Sur! Enjoy a beautiful day in Big Sur!
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 and the Crossroads shopping centers of Carmel.
Father Junipero Serra established Mission San Carlos de Borromeo on a hill overlooking the mouth of then called “Carmelo”. The Mission now called; Carmel Mission was the jewel of Serra’s nine missions, the heartbreak of his ministry and his final resting place.
Carmel is still a bohemian haven, a Mecca for artists and a refuge for writers and intellectuals. A hub of the area for the Carmel Bach Festival, Carmel Music Society, the Monterey County Symphony and the Carmel Art Festival.
Carmel’s beaches are dog- friendly so even your companion can enjoy. Carmel is full of history and delight with something for everyone!
For additional information about Carmel, please contact the Monterey Peninsula Inn at #831-372-3431 or visit our website at www.montereypeninsulainn.com
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.
Visit the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and enjoy recreation, tide pools and beaches. The dramatic rocky shores are home to lush kelp forests and wildlife including seabirds, fish, invertebrates and plants.
For additional information about the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, please contact the Monterey Peninsula Inns at #831-372-3431 or visit our website at www.montereypeninsulainn.com