Monterey Whale Watching
Described as the greatest meeting of land and sea, Monterey County encompasses some of California's most stunning scenery while offering world-renowned Monterey Attractions and recreation.
From the dramatic Big Sur coastline to romantic Carmel and Pebble Beach to historic Monterey and its diverse peninsula communities, to the fertile Salinas Valley, Monterey County offers a rich and complete variety of destinations for the leisure or business traveler.
A first-time trip to Monterey County should include such sites as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf, 17-Mile Drive, National Steinbeck Center, Elkhorn Slough and Monterey Wine Country. Return visits will allow you to explore the beauty and recreation of the county in greater depth.