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Best Clam Chowder in Monterey

January 8, 2021
New England Clam chowder in a bread bowl - Monterey's Best Clam Chowder
After a long day of outdoor activities in Monterey CA, you may be craving something warm and creamy. Here are the best places in Monterey to enjoy clam chowder!
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Best Golf in the Monterey Peninsula

December 25, 2020
Pebble Beach Golf Links - Golf Courses - Monterey Peninsula
Monterey has been immortalized by world-renowned golfers, and it is known around the world for its championship courses that are a dream for golfing enthusiasts.
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Things to Do in Moss Landing

December 11, 2020
Aerial shot from Moss Landing, California - Visiting Moss Landing
With so many things to do in moss landing, you’ll want to add a trip to this quaint fishing town to your Monterey itinerary.
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Monterey Destination Weddings

November 27, 2020
Married couple at the beach - Plan your Wedding in Monterey
With sweeping ocean views, mountain ranges, citrus groves, and endless vineyards, Monterey has everything you need to create a memorable destination wedding.
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Holiday Events in Monterey

November 13, 2020
Bands playing in a Parade - Holiday Events in Monterey
There are so many holiday events in the Monterey area so help you celebrate this wonderful time of year. Here are our top picks for this holiday season.
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Del Monte Beach in Monterey, CA

October 23, 2020
Boardwalk next to Del Monte Beach - Del Monte Beach in Monterey, CA
If you’re looking for a unique beach experience that gets you out and about but allows you to enjoy nature in peace, Del Monte Beach in Monterey, CA, is for you!
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Best Sparkling Wines in Monterey, CA

October 9, 2020
Glass of white wine - The Best Sparkling Wines Near Monterey
The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion is with some sparkling wine, and what better way to celebrate than with a bottle of local sparkling wine?
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Visiting Monterey in the Fall

September 25, 2020
Monterey Beach View - Visiting Monterey in the Fall
Cool and comfortable temperatures make it the perfect time to get outside and explore. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Monterey, CA, during the fall.
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A Taste of Monterey, CA

September 11, 2020
Glass of Red Wine - A Taste of Monterey
Monterey County is home to many wineries and vineyards. It’s a popular destination for wine lovers and is home to seven American Viticultural Areas (AVAs).
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Best Breakfast Spots in Monterey

August 28, 2020
Breakfast toast with a fried egg on top - Best Breakfast Spots in Monterey
There are so many great places in Monterey to start your day, and you’ll need to fuel up for sightseeing and exploring California’s Central Coast.
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Day Trips from Monterey, CA

August 14, 2020
Central California Coast Railroad - Day Trips from Monterey
Whether you’re looking to visit area attractions like the Monterey Bay Aquarium, here are a few of the best places to check out when you stay in Monterrey.
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Best Outdoor Activities in Monterey

July 24, 2020
Woman with a little girl on her bike next to the beach - Best Outdoor Activities in Monterey
Monterey Bay is the perfect place to swim and play, but you'll find even more things to do when you look at the best outdoor activities in Monterey County.
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Best Bars in Monterey, CA

July 10, 2020
Different types of beer - Best Bars in Monterey California
If you love nightlife and sampling delicious drinks, you'll want to check out some of the best bars in Monterey California in addition to the other attractions.
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Guide to Ocean Ave in Carmel

March 27, 2020
Cottage in Carmel, California
Your trip to Carmel will undoubtedly take you to Ocean Avenue. Stretching from Highway 1 all the way to Carmel Beach, Ocean Ave is the center, and some would say the heart of Carmel.
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Instagrammable Spots in Monterey

March 13, 2020
Girl posing for a photo while smelling a flower
It can be challenging to find the perfect selfie spots in many places. Luckily, that is not true in Monterey. Whether you are in Big Sur or Carmel, Monterey CA, Instagram spots abound.
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Hidden Gems in Monterey

February 28, 2020
Image of the Sunset
Your vacation in Monterey will undoubtedly include time at the beach, on the sea, or exploring the beautiful nature of California's central coast. What you may not realize is that Monterey offers numerous unique spots that can't be found anywhere else. The hidden gems in Monterey will add flavor to your vacations.
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Best Boat Tours in Monterey CA

February 14, 2020
Best Boat Tours in Monterey CA
It isn't easy to choose what draws people to Monterey. Is it the beautiful coastal views? Maybe it's the pleasant climate. It could be easy access to top cultural attractions, golf, delicious food, wine and other activities too numerous to name.
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History of Monterey Bay

January 31, 2020
History of Monterey Bay
This Californian city is vibrant with history and culture. It's full of exciting opportunities, beautiful scenery, and chances to take a break from your routine. Planning a vacation in the area requires some research but is well worth every minute spent learning about the city.
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Discover Carmel-by-the-Sea

January 10, 2020
things to do in carmel by the sea
Get your friends and family together to experience this beautiful scenery known as Carmel-by-the-Sea and its other attractions.
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New Year's Eve

December 27, 2019
New Year's Eve celebrations in Monterey CA
Make the end of this year memorable in Monterey with these plans!
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Del Monte Beach Trip

December 13, 2019
Del Monte Beach in Monterey, CA
Enjoy the outdoors and get ready for an amazing time at Del Monte Beach!
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Monterey Weddings

November 29, 2019
holiday events in Monterey
If you've already popped the big question, find the perfect place for your ceremony.
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Events for the Holidays in Monterey

November 15, 2019
holiday events in Monterey
Whether you're with family or friends, make this year's holiday celebration the most memorable in Monterey.
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Vineyards and Sparkling Wines

November 1, 2019
best Monterey sparkling wines
Sparkling wine is difficult to come by if you don't know where you're looking. Visit these amazing locations for different varieties of delicious wine.
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Autumn in Monterey

October 11, 2019
visiting Monterey, CA during the Fall
Make Monterey your prime destination this fall and experience a unique trip.
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A Beautiful Day Trip in Monterey

September 27, 2019
monterey california day trips
Enjoy a wonderful day in Monterey with some friends and family.
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A Taste of Monterey

September 13, 2019
A Taste of Monterey
Visit one of the many wineries Monterey has to offer.
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62nd Annual Jazz Festival

August 30, 2019
Jazz Festival Monterey CA
Gather your friends and family to enjoy a weekend of wonderful music from a plethora of artists.
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Monterey County Fair

August 16, 2019
Monterey County Fair
Clear out your weekend and bring your family and friends to enjoy the Monterey County Fair!
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Monterey's Upcoming Events

August 2, 2019
Monterey CA upcoming events
If you have yet to plan ahead for this summer, take a look at some of these amazing events going on in Monterey!
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Monterey's Family-Friendly Wineries

July 12, 2019
family friendly wineries near Monterey CA
Roaming around Monterey with family, especially the young ones, can sometimes decide where you are going. Don't let that stop you from visiting a few of these family-friendly wineries.
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Cannery Row's Antique Mall

June 28, 2019
Cannery Row Antique Mall Monterey, CA
If you're a fan of antiques and vintage items, check out Cannery's Row for some beautiful collectibles.
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5 Parks with Beautiful Views

June 14, 2019
park with views in Monterey, CA
Learn more about your surroundings and visit some of these parks with astonishing views.
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Best Museums in Monterey

May 31, 2019
Museum of Monterey
There is plenty to explore when visiting Monterey. One great way to learn more about the area is to explore the various museums throughout the city, such as the Museum of Monterey or learning more about the Monterey Bay Aquarium animals. Read on to learn more about some of the best museums in Monterey.
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Wine Tasting Tours in Monterey

April 26, 2019
Monterey wine tasting
Monterey is well-known for some great wine tasting spots! These are 3 of the most popular.
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Activities for You and the Kids

May 10, 2019
Monterey CA with kids
Don't let time pass you by! There's plenty of wonderful places for you and your kids to have fun in Monterey.
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What To Do During the Spring in Monterey

April 12, 2019
things to do in Monterey during spring
Break out your bucket list and add these seasonal activities in Monterey.
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2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

March 29, 2019
U.S. Open Pebble Beach 2019
Don't miss this opportunity to catch some U.S. Open golf action on Pebble Beach.
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Monterey Bay Whale Watching

March 15, 2019
whale watching Monterey CA
With so much beautiful ocean to view, you won't want to miss whale watching in Monterey Bay.
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Enjoying Quality Time with the Kids in Monterey

February 22, 2019
monterey with kids
Need some great family time? Take the kids to monterey and have the time of your lives.
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2019 Should Be Your Year To Visit Monterey

February 5, 2019
monterey ca attractions
There are plenty of attractions in Monterey. What are you waiting for? Come plan your visit soon!
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Famous Scenes Shot in Monterey

January 25, 2019
what famous movies took place in monterey ca
Check out these famous places in Monterey, CA where some great movies were shot.
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The Most Romantic Restaurants in Monterey

January 4, 2019
most romantic restaurants in monterey ca
Treat yourself and your loved one to the most romantic restaurants in Monterey.
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Comfort Food to Enjoy in the Cold in Monterey

December 28, 2018
restaurants with comfort in food monterey ca
Treat yourself to a nice restaurant with comfort food in Monterey, CA.
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Holiday Activities in Monterey

December 7, 2018
holiday activities in monterey
Want to have some fun during the holidays? Here are some of the best holiday activities in Monterey for 2018!
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Walking Tours of Monterey

November 23, 2018
Monterey walking tour
Get to know Monterey in a unique way by taking one of these walking tours!
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Horseback Riding & Sightseeing in Monterey

November 9, 2018
monterey bay horseback riding
Experience the great outdoors in Monterey with horseback riding and sightseeing!
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Monterey Bay Aquarium Viva Baja Exhibit

October 26, 2018
 is the monterey bay aquarium worth it
When visiting Monterey Bay, there are so many fun and exciting outdoor options to choose from. One of which is the Viva Baja exhibit!
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Beautiful Running Trails in Monterey

October 5, 2018
monterey running trails
Monterey is known for it's beautiful natural sights, and it's a great place to go for a run! Check out these Monterey running trails the next time you vacation in the area.
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Kayaking & Paddleboarding in Monterey, CA

September 28, 2018
outdoor things to do in monterey
Have an adventure on the sea when visiting Monterey! Check out this guide to kayaking and paddleboarding in Monterey, CA
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The Carmel Mission

September 7, 2018
carmel ca mission
The beautiful Basilica of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, also known as the Carmel Mission, is a rich, historical site to see when in Monterey Bay.
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Scuba Diving in Monterey

August 24, 2018
scuba diving monterey ca
Monterey is known for it's beautiful scenery, including the Pacific Ocean! Get an up close look at the beauty by going on a scuba diving adventure!
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Moss Landing Sea Lion Pier

August 3, 2018
moss landing sea lions
Monterey is known for its beautiful wildlife and its charming history. One great way to learn all about the animals and creatures that call the area home is to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. You can also explore nature at the Moss Landing Pier.
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Best Eats on Cannery Row

July 30, 2018
romantic restaurants in monterey
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat or romantic restaurants in Monterey, there’s plenty of options for everyone. If you really love food, consider going on one of the Monterey food tours that are offered. It’s a great way to learn more about the city’s food and history.
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Museums of Monterey to See on Vacation

July 6, 2018
museums in monterey ca
If you enjoy trying new foods, consider checking out some of the Monterey food tours or if learning about history is more your speed, look no further than the museums in Monterey, CA. Read on to learn more about some of the museums you can explore.
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Moss Landing Antique Street Fair

June 29, 2018
moss landing antique fair
If you love vintage items and enjoy antiquing, than you’ll want to mark your calendar for July 29th, the annual Moss Landing Antique Street Fair in Monterey, CA.
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Santa Cruz Boardwalk

June 8, 2018
Santa Cruz Boardwalk
One exciting way to spend your day is by heading to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. Read on to discover more.
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Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival

May 25, 2018
castroville artichoke food & wine festival
This year, the annual Castroville Artichoke food & Wine Festival will take place on June 2nd and 3rd. Be sure to stay at a nearby Monterey hotel so you don’t miss out on the fun.
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Beautiful Views in Monterey

May 4, 2018
Beautiful Views in Monterey
Looking to take in the beauty of Monterey? Check out some of these places that will let you discover the natural beauty of the area while also learning more about the history of Monterey. Read on to learn more.
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Soledad Wine Country

April 27, 2018
Soledad Wine Country
Explore Soledad Wine Country! It might come as a surprise, but Napa is not the only area in California that is known for their wines. If love sipping on Sirahs and you’ll be in the Monterey area, be sure to check out the local wines. Read on to find out how you can enjoy some of the local wines.
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Best things to see on the 17 mile drive

April 10, 2018
monterey 17 mile drive
There's so much to explore on the 17 mile drive! Explore the bset things to see during the drive.
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Pebble Beach Food & Wine

March 30, 2018
pebble beach food and wine
If you’re staying in Monterey then be sure to sign up for the Pebble Beach Food and Wine festival. From April 5th through the 8th, there will be an exciting list of events and intimate access to 100 celebrity chefs as they take you through a sensory tour of wines and food that will be sure to delight your taste buds.
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A Day Trip to Monterey

March 9, 2018
roadtrip to monterey
Looking for a way to spend your day in Monterey? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of these activities you can easily enjoy during your day trip to Monterey.
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Romantic Restaurants in Monterey

February 9, 2018
romantic restaurants monterey ca
Enjoying a romantic evening in Monterey by visiting one of these restaurants.
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5 Best things to do in Monterey

February 28, 2018
5 Best things to do in Monterey
If you’re not sure how to spend your time while in Monterey, there are a number of restaurants, bars, beaches and cultural locations for you to enjoy.
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Entertainment in Monterey

February 23, 2018
entertainment in monterey ca
Here's your ticket to the best entertainment in Monterey!
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Ramada Monterey Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

January 5, 2018
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
If you like to visit museums, and to learn more about the world around you, Monterey has a number of exciting museums to explore. Located near the Monterey Bay Aquarium, you’ll find the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.
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The Half Marathon at Pebble Beach

December 8, 2017
pebble beach half marathon
One of the most popular events in Monterey is the Pebble Beach Half Marathon. This annually held event was established over 20 years ago and gathers approximately 4,500 participants from around the world. The half marathon is also popular for its stunning and picturesque route held along the Pacific Coast.
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First Night Monterey 2018

November 30, 2017
first night festival monterey
If you are looking for a family friendly way to ring in the New Year, then look no further than First Night Monterey 2018.
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Cannery Row Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 3, 2017
tree lighting in Monterey Ca
This year, enjoy the annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Cannery Row!
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Big Sur Food and Wine Festival

October 25, 2017
Big Sur Food and Wine Festival
Monterey offers an endless array of activities & events to enjoy. From impressive ocean views to guided wine tastings, Monterey is never in short supply of fun.
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Enjoy These Events During Halloween in Monterey

October 5, 2017
Halloween in Monterey
This Halloween season, Monterey is offering a number of exciting events to enjoy the Halloween! Read on to find out more.
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Big Sur Half Marathon 2017

September 28, 2017
Big Sur Half Marathon 2017
If you’re interested in learning about what you can do during your time in Monterey, be sure to visit the Monterey blog.
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The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

September 8, 2017
Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix
The Monterey Peninsula has always had a love of cars and racing. Starting in 1950, the annual running of the Pebble Beach Road Races helped to spur on the tradition of racing in the area.
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7th Annual Oktoberfest in Monterey Bay

August 20, 2017
Oktoberfest in Monterey Bay
One upcoming event to be on the lookout for is the 7th Annual Oktoberfest in Monterey Bay.
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Enjoy Amazing Music At The Monterey Jazz Festival

August 4, 2017
Monterey Jazz Festival 2017
Monterey is a thriving city filled with culture and beautiful natural landscapes. One of the most well known events that calls Monterey home is the annual Jazz Festival.
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Wine Tours In Monterey For Newbies & Aficionados

July 24, 2017
Wine Tours In Monterey
One of the most exciting aspects of staying in Monterey are the wineries in the area. Looking for a fun way to relax? Consider signing up for a Wine Tour!
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The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week

July 7, 2017
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week
Calling all car fans, the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week is once again returning this August. Prepare yourself for an entire week filled with exciting events.
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Visit These Beaches Near Monterey

June 28, 2017
Best Beaches Monterey
The beaches of Monterey are varied in their amenities but all are beautiful. The beaches are popular destinations for everything from a wedding on the beach to simply stopping by for a picnic lunch if you have some time to spare. During your stay, be sure to stop by one of these beaches near Monterey.
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Visit The Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum at Cannery Row

June 9, 2017
The Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum
There are many things to do near Cannery row, but one great option is to learn about the history of this area in California at the Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum.
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Visiting the Kelp Forest Experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

June 2, 2017
The Kelp Forest Experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
This summer, stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium and take in their world famous Kelp Forest. The Kelp Forest is a unique underwater forest with kelp growing as high as 28 feet tall.
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Top Wedding Venues in Monterey

May 5, 2017
Wedding Venues Monterey CA
The destination for a wedding is an important part of any celebration. The venue simultaneous needs to be beautiful as well as spacious and affordable. One thing that makes Monterey an excellent location for weddings is the fact that it provides all that and more!
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10 Things you didn’t know about Cannery Row

April 28, 2017
Cannery Row in Monterey
Here are some fun facts you might not have known about Cannery Row.
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Love Running? Join the Big Sur International Marathon!

April 14, 2017
Big Sur Marathon
This annual event always takes place during the spring time and is a big part of the community. Whether you are a trained marathon who has ran multiple marathons or this is your first one ever, the scenic view along the route is an experience you won’t soon forget.
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What To Do In Monterey For Kids

March 24, 2017
What To Do In Monterey For Kids
If you are looking for fun and exciting ways to spend time with your kids, check out these kid friendly activities in Monterey near Ramada Inn.
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Enjoy Breathtaking & Peaceful Views While Sailing in Monterey

March 3, 2017
Sailing in Monterey
Located right on the bay, Monterey is an excellent destination for a romantic cruise along the water. Whether you are looking for some fun while exploring the area or are looking for a little more romance, there is a sailing option that is just for you!
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Best Breakfast in Monterey

February 25, 2017
Best Breakfast in Monterey
In the mood to start your day off right? Then head over to some of these locations in Monterey that serve up the best breakfast around.
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Whalefest Monterey At Old Fisherman’s Wharf

January 27, 2017
whale in monterey
Every year, tourists flock to Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf in order to spot some of the local marine life.
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Big Sur Marathon Returns in April

March 26, 2017
big sur marathon trail
Celebrate spring by enjoying Monterey’s beautiful outdoors while running in the Big Sur Marathon. It is known as one of the best marathons in the United States.
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Enjoy The Great Outdoors & Explore Nature In Monterey

December 30, 2016
exploring the outdoors in monterey
Monterey Bay is an excellent place to be if you are looking to enjoy the great outdoors. From stunning coastline views to mountain tops, Monterey has a varied range of nature to enjoy that is more beautiful than pictures of Monterey.
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Celebrate the New Year at First Night Monterey

November 7, 2016
2017 with fireworks
It’s never too early to start thinking about plans for the New Year. The way you spend New Year’s Eve is important because it sets the tone for how you bring in the New Year!
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Celebrate "All Things Food" At Big Sur Food And Wine

October 26, 2016
drinking wine outdoors
Enjoy your glass (or glasses) of wine along the coast of Northern California. The sights are gorgeous in the area, and the wine is some of the best there is.
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The Annual Big Sur Half Marathon

September 28, 2016
Big Sur Half Marathon in Monterey Bay
The annual Ramada Monterey Big Sur Half Marathon is once again right around the corner!
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Monterey Beach Sportsfest

August 23, 2016
people playing beach volleyball
The beach community of Monterey has created a fun event that not only supports healthy living, but also caring for ocean and advocating for cleaner beaches.
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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

July 28, 2016
classic car show
Whether you are an owner of classic vehicles or simply a car enthusiast, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an event you won’t want to miss.
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Outdoor Summer Activities In Monterey

June 1, 2016
arial view of monterey bay
If you’re staying in Monterey this summer, get outdoors and explore all the things this city has to offer guests and locals alike.
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June Food Festivals In Monterey

May 25, 2016
upside down wine glasses
If you happen to be staying in Monterey this June, bring your appetite because this summer there are a number of exciting festivals centered on food and drinks!
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Monterey Grand Prix Coming To Mazda Raceway

April 28, 2016
Monterey Grand Prix race
The IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in America is well underway and if you are a fan of sports car racing, you are not going to miss out on what the Mazda Raceway has in store for you.
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Take Part In One Of The City Tours In Monterey

March 16, 2016
city shot of monterey
Monterey is a historic city that is equally beautiful as it is interesting. While wandering the beautiful city on your own is sure to be fun, taking part in a tour can be insightful and enjoyable.
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Monterey & Beautiful Sightseeing Tours Go Hand In Hand!

February 24, 2016
outdoor picture in monterey
If you are visiting Monterey, one of the things you should definitely take advantage of are all the tours that are offered in the area.
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Monterey is the perfect destination for Valentine's Day!

January 27, 2016
sunset over monterey bay
With February right around the corner it may be time to start thinking about Valentine’s. This year, tell that special boo in your life that you love them in Monterey.
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Don’t Miss the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament in Monterey!

December 18, 2015
silhouette of someone swinging a golf club
Monterey is home to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, which is one of the most exciting events along the PGA Tour.
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Celebrate Our Oceans & Learn To Protect Wildlife At Monterey Whalefest

November 25, 2015
whale tail
There’s so much to see and do in the beautiful city of Monterey you may not know where to start!
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Best Golfers from Around the World at the TaylorMade Golf Invitational

October 30, 2015
close-up shot of the grass at pebble beach
The TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational is returning to the sands of Pebble Beach. This annual event always proves to be an exciting spectacle. Tune In!
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Run Along the Monterey Coast during the Big Sur Half Marathon!

September 18, 2015
people running in a marathon
Like to push yourself to new levels? Considered running a marathon but want a little practice first? If so, consider registering for the Big Sur Half Marathon.
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The Best Aquatic Sports Competitors at the Monterey Beach Sportsfest

July 28, 2015
monterey bay
Do you enjoy playing beach volleyball? What about running or swimming? If you are the athletic type that is looking for the next adrenaline filled challenge, look no further than the Ramada Monterey Beach Sportsfest!
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Calling all Porsche Lovers to the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V

July 24, 2015
Porsche Rennsport Reunion
If you are a sports car fanatic and have a special love for porsche’s, then the ‘Porsche Rennsport Reunion V’ is an event you are not going to want to miss.
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The Superbike World Championship is coming to the Mazda Raceway!

June 26, 2015
Superbike on race track
Do you love high adrenaline events? Do you get a thrill from high-speed races? If you enjoy watching motorcycle races then prepare for the good news.
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Enjoy Bacon at its Best at the Monterey BaconFest 2015!

June 1, 2015
bacon wrapped foods
Summer is almost here, and that means it's time for plenty of festivals. One that you wont want to miss is the BaconFest. Find out what it is all about, here.
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Treat Your Tastebuds to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival

April 27, 2015
close-up of artichokes
Are you looking for a fun event in Monterey that will be great for the whole family? If so, come out to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival that will take place on Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st.
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The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Returns this May!

May 27, 2015
Monterey Grand Prix
Do you love watching sports cars race around the track? Do you get a thrill from seeing who will cross the finish line? If so, look for hotels around Monterey Ca now because Mazda has a great event all lined just for you.
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The Pebble Beach Food and Wine Event Returns to Monterey!

February 27, 2015
Food & Wine
t is nearly time for the 8th annual Add MediaPebble Beach Food and Wine event, coming to the Bay Area this spring.
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The Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Monterey

January 21, 2015
runners preparing to start a race
The Sea Otter classic first began back in 1991 and has enjoyed much success and growth since then. This year, the Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary from April 16th through the 19th.
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Celebrities Golf for Charity at the 2015 Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!

December 29, 2014
person swinging a golf club
Do you love golf? Do you love celebrities? Combine these two loves by attending the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
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Enjoy Festive Family Time at First Night Monterey!

November 21, 2014
theater performers
Are you looking for a family friendly and exciting way to bring in the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey – a community event that takes place on New Year’s Eve.
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Experience the Best of Monterey at the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival!

October 24, 2014
ocean views monterey bay
Clear your weekend from November 6 – 8, because it is time for the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival! During the festival, you will get the opportunity to eat delicious foods from local restaurants and taste great wines, all while viewing the beautiful scenery of Monterey, California.
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Race on Down to the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay!

September 19, 2014
runners during a marathon
Do you want a fun way to get fit? Join the community for the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay.
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See Adrenaline Pumping Races at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs

August 22, 2014
two cars competing during a race
Do you love to watch races? Do you get excited as you watch cars race towards the finish line? If so, come to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
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Commercial & Corporate Rates

August 8, 2014
arial view of a golf club
Ramada Limited Monterey Hotels are centrally located to all the surrounding attractions and businesses. For those needing accommodations for an extended stay or multiple visits, please send us an e-mail for our Monterey corporate housing special pricing.
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Italian Culture at Festa Italia’s Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival

July 25, 2014
Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival
If you love Italian food or want to get to know a little more about Italian culture, then come down to Festa Italia’s Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival!!
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Pick up the Tempo at the Exciting Monterey Americana Festival!

June 19, 2014
bands performing in monterey ca
Saturday, June 28th marks the 2nd Annual Monterey Americana Music Festival, which will be held at the Monterey County Fair and Events Center
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Have Some Sizzlin’ Summertime Fun at the Blues Brews & Barbecue!

May 22, 2014
barbecue ribs
Do you love blues music? Enjoy hanging out with friends and eating great food? Then come down to Monterey Blues Brews and Barbecue.
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Race Your Way to the Ferrari Challenge Event!

April 30, 2014
Ferrari racing on race track
Popular with fans around the world, the Ferrari Challenge is one of the most anticipated dates on any racing enthusiast’s calendar.
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Día del Niño -Celebrating Children at Monterey Bay Aquarium

March 20, 2014
Día del Niño at Monterey Bay Aquarium
This year on Sunday April 6th, visitors to the Monterey Bay Aquarium will be invited to join in with the 13th annual incarnation of the celebration of Día del Niño – Children’s Day.
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Attend the Sea Changes ACT Opening Reception at the Museum of Monterey

February 20, 2014
close-up of fish
The Museum of Monterey has an important role in the community, celebrating Monterey’s connection to the ocean through its collection of more than fifty thousand artifacts.
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Enjoy the Cycling Season Opener at the Sea Otter Classic

January 22, 2014
bicycle racing
The Sea Otter Classic is the world’s premiere 4 day cycling festival and opens the season of cycling in North America.
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Attend the At&t Pebble Beach Pro Am!

December 27, 2013
pebble beach
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am golf tournament is a winter tradition dating back as far as the 1930s.
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New Year's Eve Celebration in Monterey

November 22, 2013
first night monterey
Each year, the amazing First Night Monterey celebration is a treat for the whole family. An all-ages New Year’s Eve event, their program of entertainment and activities is sure to please everyone who attends while visiting hotels in Monterey CA.
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Big Sur Half Marathon returns to Monterey area

October 30, 2013
two ladies running during a marathon
This November 17th, approximately 9,000 runners will be congregating on Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, for the eleventh presentation of the famous Big Sur Half Marathon
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Don't Miss the FIM Superbike World Championship!

September 23, 2013
3 Superbikes racing at a grand prix
When the races come to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca the stage will be set for some fantastic racing from some of the biggest teams in the world.
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Attend the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival!

July 20, 2013
formula one car on race track
Here in Monterey, visitors and locals alike can always count on a fun, exciting time at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
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Enjoy Music & More at the Monterey Bay Reggae Festival!

July 8, 2013
Monterey Bay Reggae Festival
Summer is festival season in California, and Monterey is no exception! The warm weather and clear skies make it the perfect time to be outdoors enjoying great music and having fun with friends and family.
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Race Over to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix!

June 11, 2013
Red Bull superbike race
The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is back this July for its 62nd year & the city of Monterey could not be more excited. The event attracts 120,000 visitors every year!
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Enjoy Drinks in Monterey

May 6, 2013
drinking in monterey
Some prefer the smooth taste of beer while others prefer to and enjoy a glass of wine. It is always nice to take a day to relax, and enjoy your favorite drink.
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Celebrate the Life of American Writer John Steinbeck

April 16, 2013
National Steinbeck museum
Almost everyone has read a John Steinbeck book, whether it was for school or just for leisure. How much do you know about John Steinbeck the person?
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Monterey Rock & Rod Festival Returns in May

March 28, 2013
Monterey Rock & Rod Festival
Who is the Best of the West? Find out at the 7th annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival this May 17-18 in Monterey County.
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Technology of the Future at the American Le Mans Series

February 23, 2013
formula on race car
The premier sports car racing championship, the American Le Mans Series, returns to Monterey’s Mazda Raceway this year from May 9-11, 2013.
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Get Ready for a Weekend of Cycling Fun at Sea Otter Classic!

January 31, 2013
Cycling on the road
Spring is a great time to stay in lodging in Monterey CA, as the weather is sunny, and the whole family can find something fun to do during the Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic from April 18-21.
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Watch the 2013 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!

December 8, 2012
Bill Murray at pebble beach
Those staying in hotels in Monterey CA in February can attend the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach.
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Celebrate the Holidays in Monterey!

November 29, 2012
Holidays in Monterey
Monterey is one of the most beautiful areas to spend the holidays in California. If you are staying in Monterey CA, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit during your time here. You can go ice skating by the bay coastline, visit Santa's Workshop or attend the Holiday Tree Lighting in Carmel.
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Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey! 2012

October 23, 2012
theater performers
You won’t want to miss First Night Monterey! In its 19th year, the event is will bring a spectacular group of performers and visual artists for the whole family.
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Watch the Race at the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival this Weekend!

September 4, 2012
two cars racing on the racetrack
If you’re in Monterey this weekend, you have the opportunity to witness the car festival of a lifetime! Those staying in affordable Monterey CA hotels can see the stars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car series at the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival by Mazda. You can be part of the season-ending race this weekend!
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Participate in the Big Sur Marathon for a Healthy Weekend in Monterey!

August 10, 2012
people running in Big Sur Marathon
If you’re staying in hotels in Monterey Bay CA this coming November, consider enrolling in the Big Sur Half Marathon for a great race destination weekend.
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Buckle Up for Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance!

July 12, 2012
black and white of classic car
If you're a car aficionado and staying in Monterey CA hotels this summer, come out and celebrate the automobile at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The outdoor event takes place at the 18th fairway of Pebble Reach Golf Links and brings together 200 of the best in automotive gems from all over the world.
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Watch Red Bull's U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway this Summer!

June 22, 2012
superbike races at Mazda Raceway
Want to be a part of the biggest racing event near hotels in Carmel CA this summer? Attend the Red Bull United State Grand Prix, featuring the MotoGP World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca! The event boasts the largest spectator attendance of any race held at Mazda Raceway.
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Have a Drink at the Monterey Wine & Beer Festivals!

May 28, 2012
close-up shot of wine tasting
Do you enjoy your libations? If you’re staying in hotels in Monterey CA this June, be sure to check out the Monterey Wine & Beer Festivals!
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Ferrari Racing Days at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

April 25, 2012
pit crew at Mazda Raceway
Ferrari Racing Days returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this year with 3 full days of racing. Fans & Ferrari owners will love this event.
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Discover the World at the Old Monterey Farmer's Market

January 17, 2012
Discover the World at the Old Monterey Farmer's Market
The Old Monterey Farmer’s Market is a great way to explore the culture of the beautiful seaside community Monterey. It spans 3.5 city blocks & runs year-round.
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Enjoy a Day of Cycling at Sea Otter Classic!

February 9, 2011
Enjoy a Day of Cycling at Sea Otter Classic!
Monterey is hosting the 22nd Annual Sea Otter Classic from April 19-22, a four-day celebration of cycling. The Sea Otter Classic consists of several competitive cycling events and a festival with food, drinks and free entertainment for children and adults alike.
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Bill Murray to Defend his Title in Pebble Beach Golf

November 29, 2011
Bill Murray to Defend his Title in Pebble Beach Golf
Did you know that Bill Murray is not only a famous actor but amateur golf champion? He won the crown in 2011 with PGA TOUR professional partner D.A. Points. You have the chance to see him defend his title February 6-12
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Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey!

November 8, 2011
Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey!
Will you be in beautiful coastal Monterey to celebrate the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey on December 31. First Night Monterey is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration welcoming in the New Year.
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Monterey Hosts 2011 Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV

September 1, 2011
Monterey Hosts 2011 Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV
Are you a big motorsports fan? If so, be sure not to miss the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV from October 14 to October 16 in Monterey county, California. Many vintage and modern race cars will gather with their racers at Mazda Raceway Laguno Seca in Salinas.
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Music, Cars, and the Monterey County Fair

August 1, 2011
Monterey County Fair
August brings many fun outdoor events to the Monterey area that will provide you with some great entertainment when you’re looking for something to do.
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Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational – November 16 thru 21

October 22, 2010
golf course
The Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational will be held on Del Monte Golf Course, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Pebble Beach Golf Links.
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Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay – Sunday, November 14

October 1, 2010
Ramada Logo
The Big Sur Half Marathon lets you run along the “Edge of the Western World.” This event is a must when you stay in Monterey!
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