Local Attractions in Monterey, CA
The Inn By the Bay Monterey is conveniently located in one of the most popular holiday destinations in California. Whether you love historic sites and exploring or if you prefer relaxing on beautiful beaches and hiking – there is something for everyone, of any age, to enjoy in Monterey, California. Our hotel is close to numerouslocal attractions and many of the top places to visit in Monterey.
Must-See Tourist Attractions
If you are someone who loves nature, the great outdoors and exploring, Monterey is abundant with parks, beaches, natural beauty and awe-inspiring scenic areas. The Monterey Peninsula Recreation Trail or Pacific Grove Ocean Trail will win the hearts of avid hikers, while those looking for places to relax and natural surroundings will adore a visit to Monterey Bay Waterfront Park, Carmel by the Sea Beach, Point Lobos State Reserve and Via Paraiso Park.
Love the beach? Make sure you stop by Monterey State Beach, Asilomar State Beach and Pebble Beach for sunbathing, sandcastles, surfing, swimming and relaxation. Those who love animals and learning about different species will enjoy a visit to the Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary, Monterey Zoo and the Wild Things Animal Park. Point Sur Lighthouse and Point Pinos Lighthouse are perfect for those that love exploring while the Big Sur Bridge, The Lone Cypress, Pacific Grove Museum of National History, Carmel Mission, 17 Mile Drive, and the National Steinbeck Center are all excellent stops if you have a passion for historic sites.