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MONTEREY

GRAB LIFE BY THE MOMENTS

Rich in California historical relevance of Cannery Row, forever immortalized by Steinbeck in his novel by the same name, Monterey has a charm that will please visitors no matter what their interests. Great for couples, families, or even groups of friends, Monterey is a wonderful place to explore and learn about California’s life by the sea, enjoy its beauty, and relax.

Known for it’s world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey is full of fun activities for everyone. With hiking, biking, surf lessons, golfing, shopping, wine tasting, restaurants and lodging, it is easy to find just what you are looking for in this lovely setting, where land meets the sea.

Monterey Peninsula College Farmers Market, CA

Monterey Peninsula College Farmers Market and More – Monterey, CA

By Courtney Hitchcock By far, the best farmers market in Monterey Bay, is held every Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Monterey Peninsula College, the local junior college of Monterey Bay. Not only does this market provide fresh, organic produce, but also has meat, dairy and seafood vendors, making it easy to completely stock your…

What’s new at the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

By Donna Polizzi Monterey is less than one hour south of Santa Cruz and four hours North of Santa Barbara. Keys 2 the Coast highly recommends that everyone visit the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. It is one of the top things to do in Monterey and it will be a memorable experience for all ages.…

Pfeiffer State Beach – Big Sur, CA

By Courtney Hitchcock One of the best drives on the California Central Coast is through Big Sur. Deep gorges, cut through rugged mountains and pine forests that extend to the edge of sandy beaches. Cascading waterfalls, plunging into the sea below, are a glorious sight to see. California’s Central Coast is beyond compare in natural…

A Monterey County Discovery: Scheid Family Wines’ District 7

By Cindy Rynning- Guest Blogger One of my favorite endeavors is to discover a wine that’s new to me. Whether it’s from an off-the-beaten-track region, a winery of which I’m not familiar, or a varietal that I haven’t fully explored, the first taste is always an adventure. And recently, I had more than a few memorable…

Lovers Point in Monterey, Ca

By Donna Polizzi Keys 2 the Coast is constantly searching for the best places to wine, dine and explore on the California Coast and we have officially declared that Lovers Point State Marine Reserve, in Monterey Bay, is one of the most scenic spots in all of California. It is truly a top ten travel destination…

Exploring Cambria, CA

By Donna Polizzi It’s impossible to not be spoiled by the wonderment of California’s Central Coast. From Santa Barbara to Paso Robles to Monterey, Keys2theCoast.com is devoted to featuring the best places to wine, dine and explore. If you haven’t been to Cambria lately, you simply must visit this delightful little seaside village in San…