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Monterey, CA in a weekend

14 Mar 2010  I live and work in the Monterey area and thought I'd share my favorite places as a local
3.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

If your coming to Monterey, CA heres a list of must do's.

1) Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa (Located on Historic Cannery Row)
2) The Seven Gables B&B ( In Pacific Grove " Americas last home town" )
3) Mission Ranch ( Clint Eastwoods Place in Carmel)

1) Rosines Restaurant on Alvarado Street ( $ Owned and operated by a local family for over 20 years, great food, great atmosphere, AMAZING and large slices of cakes and pie )
2) Robatas Grill and Sake bar ($$$ Simply Fantastic, great date restaurant. In the Barnyard, Carmel)
3) Toasties ($ For breakfast in Pacific Grove)

Must Dos:
1) The Monterey Bay Aquarium (located on Historic Cannery Row)
2) Adventures by the Sea (Several Locations along the Monterey bay rec trail, for Kayaking, biking, surfing, & beach parties)
3) Cibos on Alvarado street: Dancing after a late dinner. Cocktails and live music** locals favorite
4) Wine tasting in Carmel Valley & lunch at Earthbound farms organic, road side farm stand.
5) Stroll Downtown Carmel in the late afternoon and make your way down Ocean Ave to Sunset beach with a blanket, bottle of local wine and watch the sunset.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel
  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Repeat visitors, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travellers , Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall