Monterey - What you see here will amaze you

Community Hospital ExteriorThis idyllic haven nestled on California's Central Coast boasts nearly 100 miles of spectacular shoreline - described as the "greatest meeting of land and sea." The unbridled beauty of Monterey County's landscape and the mild, year-round weather offer endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits, from hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking, to golfing at legendary Pebble Beach. Family-centered activities abound, as children and adults revel in exploring the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, watching the great migration of gray whales, or visiting the natural history museum in Pacific Grove. Whether your interests include car shows, musical festivals, or weekly farmers' markets, there truly is something for everyone.

With breathtaking surroundings and a strong sense of community that celebrates the region's diversity of culture and spirit, it is easy to see why so many of us love working, playing, and living in Monterey County.

For information about Monterey and the surrounding areas, please visit the following web sites:

Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

City of Monterey

Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau

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