in Monterey, CA (showing 1 - 12 out of 12)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Ariel Theatrical

320 Main St
Salinas, CA 93901   Directions

(831) 775-0976


Take the family to see a play at the Ariel Theatrical. Watch fairytale favorites and children's stories come to life on the stage. The youthful cast has performed lively past productions of favorites like Chicken Little, Wonderland and The Velvet Rabbit, Three Piggy Opera, The Wizard of OZ, and Fiddler on the Roof.

Cannery Row

700 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 776-8281


Cannery Row is a historic waterfront district and major attraction in Monterey. This area of town was made famous by renowned novelist John Steinbeck when he wrote a book about a small fictional street lined with sardine fisheries in Monterey; Cannery Row was published in 1942. Today, the Row is home to popular hotels, attractions, recreation, and nightlife.

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 242-8201


Zoom Zoom! Speed over to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey to watch Motorcycle Grand Prix and AMA Superbike racing. Discover a Monterey tradition and attraction that started with a love for world-class racing on the inaugural running of the Pebble Beach Road Races in 1950. Those sports events outgrew public roads and laid the tracks in 1957 for today´s racing facility.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 648-4800


There´s something fishy going on at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Bring the family to spend the day exploring the ocean and over 35,000 aquatic creatures through the exhibits and attractions at this one-of-a-kind aquarium perched on the Pacific coast's edge. You'll find the aquarium along the historic Cannery Row.

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

787 Munras Ave
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(888) 221-1010


Park your car and explore the most popular Monterey attractions by foot as you walk along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail. The waterfront trail stretches 18 miles on a paved path along the community coast to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Museum of Monterey, Fisherman´s Wharf and more.

Monterey Lanes

2161 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 373-1553


Family fun is on a roll at Monterey Lanes. Enjoy hours of fun at a bowling center with plenty of lanes to keep the action rolling. With a casual atmosphere, comfy bowling shoes, a snack bar, and arcade room, your family will want to play game after game. Bring your best bowling tricks with you and let the good times roll!

Monterey Museum of Art

559 Pacific St
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 372-5477


Visit the Monterey Museum of Art to find one museum with two locations. The Pacific Street location houses permanent collections that are the heart and soul of artists who flocked to the city in the late 19th century, while the La Mirada location houses modern collections from around the world.

Monterey State Historic Park and Path

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 649-7118


Step into the past on the Monterey State Historic Park and Path. Explore this two-mile path and discover some of Monterey´s most notable landmarks, streets, historic homes, buildings, parks and attractions. You'll see interesting sights like the location where Spanish explorers first landed in the city, the nation's last remaining whale bone sidewalks and more.

Monterey Symphony

2560 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 646-8511


Spend an evening of entertainment with the Monterey Symphony. Get swept away in the sounds of the community-based, professional orchestra as it performs great music under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Max Bragado-Darman. Enjoy classical and pop concertos held at the Carmel´s Sunset Center and Salinas Sherwood Hall.

My Museum

425 Washington St
Monterey, CA 93933   Directions

(831) 649-6444


Kids rule at My Museum! The museum is dedicated to kids and lets them touch tons of cool stuff at hands-on exhibits and attractions like My Day at the Beach, My Imagination Tree, My Go-Fore Golf, My Hospital, My Creation Station, My Theater, My Town Hall, My Healthy Farm and more.

Old Fisherman´s Wharf

1 Old Fisherman´s Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 649-2332


Catch countless hours of family fun and attractions at Old Fisherman´s Wharf! The wharf has adventures like whale watching, glass-bottom boat tours, bay cruises, deep-sea fishing, smiley orca face painting, children´s face painting, block buster movies, harbor side restaurants, and so much more for you and your family.

Princess Monterey Whale Watching Tours

96 Fishermans Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 372-2203


Look for Shamu on the Princess Monterey Whale Watching Tours, Monterey´s number one narrated ocean tour attraction specializing in biology marine wildlife, especially whales. The cruise offers families the chance to see a Gray Whale, Humpback Whale, Blue Whale, Fin Whale, Beaked Whales and even an Orca Whale like Shamu!