Just about every golfer has heard of Pebble Beach and its famous golf courses. Why not play a round at

Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill, or The Links at Spanish Bay? Call 800.654.9300 or visit www.pebblebeach.com

Challenging and scenic golf courses in the Monterey area include:

Del Monte Golf  or call 831.373.2700
Bayonet & Black Horse or call 831.899.7271
Laguna Seca Golf Club or call 831.373.3701
Monterey Pines Golf or call 831.656.2167
Pacific Grove Golf or 831.648-5777
Rancho Canada Golf Club or call 831-624.0111

17-Mile Drive

Discover nature’s treasures tucked into the Del Monte Forest along with world-renowned golf courses. During your drive, visit the Lone Cypress, Seal and Bird Rocks, Fanshell Beach, Point Joe, the Restless Sea and Pescadero Point. Be sure to stop for lunch at one of the fine restaurants of the Pebble Beach Resorts.

Elkhorn Slough Safari

Enjoy a guided tour of one of California’s largest wetlands and it’s abundance of wildlife aboard a 27-foot pontoon boat. During your seven mile journey you can photograph and enjoy otters, harbor seals and a wide variety of shorebirds. Refreshments are provided. For more information visit www.elkhornslough.com.


Located less than two miles from the Marathon finish village, the quaint Carmel-by-the-Sea is a wonderful place to stroll and discover hidden courtyards, whimsically styled homes, boutiques, fine dining, fine art, white sand beaches and the historic Carmel Mission. To learn more visit www.carmelcalifornia.org or www.carmel.com

Fisherman’s Wharf

An adventure in seafood dining, the Wharf is still a working pier with whale watching and guided bay and fishing trips. For more information contact:

Chris’ Fishing Trips or 831.375-5951
Randy’s Fishing Trips, Inc. or 831.372.7440
Monterey Bay Whale Watch or 831.375.4658
Monterey Sportfishing & Whalewatching or 831.372.2203

Cannery Row

Made famous in the novels of John Steinbeck, Cannery Row today is home to many shops and fine restaurants while still retaining the flavor the old canneries which once lined the street. www.canneryrow.com

The Path of History

Retrace the footsteps of the early pioneers on this clearly marked, self-guided tour of Old Town Monterey. From the State Parks’ building located at the Custom House Plaza-Monterey State Historic Park, guides in period costume share stories of life in early California. Visit seemonterey.com for a map and more information.

The Monterey Bay Aquarium

Located at 886 Cannery Row in Monterey, the world-renowned Aquarium offers a diverse collection of exhibits including the Kelp Forest, Sea Otters, Giant Pacific Octopus, Sandy Shore & Aviary, Rocky Shore, Viva Baja!, Splash Zone & Penguins, Open Sea and more. The Aquarium is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information visit www.montereybayaquarium.org or call 831.648.4888