Things To Do in Monterey, California

Take your pick of exciting Monterey activities at the Rosedale Inn, Pacific Grove, California. Our hotel is located just 2 miles from Monterey and offers the ideal spot for seeing top events including the Monterey Bay Half Marathon, Monterey Jazz & Blues Festival, and attending the Monterey County Fair.

Plus, enjoy all the great things to in Monterey, California like the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and the National Steinbeck Center.

Asilomar Conference Grounds.

The Asilomar Conference Grounds provides a top Monterey conference center and meeting area on the dramatic shoreline of the Monterey Peninsula. Bordered by deep forests, the Asilomar Conference Grounds were built in the Arts & Crafts style by famed architect Julia Morgan in 1913 and offer a top wedding location. For more information on Asilomar Conference Grounds, visit .

Pebble Beach.

Legendary Pebble Beach has dazzled visitors with its exclusive luxury and fabulous golf courses. Pebble Beach offers seven 18-hole golf courses, both public and private. Public golf courses in Pebble Beach include The Links at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill. For more details on visiting Pebble Beach, go to .  [Top]
Pacific Grove, California - Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium.

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of the world’s great aquariums and aquatic life study centers. A great trip for the kids and naturalists of all ages, the Monterey Bay Aquarium features a 1-million gallons aquarium and all kinds of sea animals, including turtles, fish, sea otters and giant octopus. For more information on visiting Monterey Bay Aquarium, go to .

Cannery Row.

Immortalized by John Steinbeck, the historic Cannery Row waterfront district was a major center of the fishing industry on the Central Coast of California. Today, Cannery Row is home to lovely restaurants, great nightlife and fun shopping, all within easy walking distance. For more information on Cannery Row, visit  [Top]

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History is devoted to the natural history of Monterey County, California. Permanent exhibits include native animals and plants and geological formations. The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History offers educational programs and lecture series devoted to Monterey's natural history. For more details about visiting Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, go to .

Monterey Wharf.

The Monterey Wharf is lined with seafood restaurants and provides a look into the storied history of the wharf as a wholesale fish market, which lasted until the 1960s. Only accessible by walking, the Monterey Wharf offers a delightful array of restaurants and gift shops to stroll past. To learn more details about Monterey Wharf, go to .  [Top]

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is home to the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races, the Monterey Festival of Speed, the Monterey Sports Car Championships and the Corona AMA Superbike Finale. For more information on upcoming events and one of the most exciting things to do in Monterey, Grove, California - Monterey Country Fair

Monterey Country Fair.

The Monterey Country Fair offers fun all year long with wine competitions, festivals and carnivals. A top-notch of lineup of singers and performers also come to the Monterey Country Fair stage. For more information on about attending upcoming events at the Monterey Country Fair, visit .  [Top]

National Steinbeck Center.

The National Steinbeck Center offers interactive exhibits, artifacts and educational programs about the life of American literary giant John Steinbeck. The National Steinbeck Center's also soon to become the home of the Valley of the World Agricultural History and Education Center. For details about visiting the National Steinbeck Center and one of the best things to do in Monterey, California, go to .

Carmel Mission.

Carmel Mission, also known as Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, is a Spanish mission located in Monterey County. The historic Carmel Mission is world famous as the site of the Carmel Mission Basilica and national shrine of blessed Junipero Serra. For mass schedule, wedding details and tour information in Monterey, California, visit .  [Top]

Pacific Grove.

The city of Pacific Grove sits along beautiful Monterey Bay, the Pacific Ocean and borders the Del Monte Forest. Offering unparalleled views, lovely Pacific Grove is home to wonderful recreational activities and the West Coast’s oldest continuously-operating lighthouse. For more information about Pacific Grove, visit

Lovers Point Park.

Lovers Point Park is a beautifully picturesque 4.4 acre sandy beach park used for fishing, picnicking, water sports, swimming, beach volleyball, and also features a restaurant. A popular site for weddings, Lovers Point Park hosts Pacific Grove’s annual Feast of Lanterns pageant and fireworks display. For more details about Lovers Point Park, visit .

Pacific Grove, California - Monarch butterflies

Monarch butterflies.

Pacific Grove, California often known as the Butterfly Fly town of U.S.A, is an ideal hub for Monarch butterflies which come together in the month of October. It’s a beautiful time of the year and is a major point of attraction to see these butterflies huddle up in the pines and eucalyptus trees of the sanctuary. The uniqueness of these Monarch Birds are associated to the fact that these are migrating butterflies have not gone back to their destination. They join the several other generations of Monarch butterflies and survive in the same habitat till they last.  [Top]
The Rosedale Inn - Pacific Grove, California (CA)
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775 Asilomar Boulevard, Pacific Grove, California 93950
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