7 Reasons to Visit Monterey County, California

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Monterey County is home to more than a dozen charming towns, miles of beautiful coastline, amazing scenic drives and some of the best landscapes in California!

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With just a few short days to explore Monterey County there wasn’t enough time to take-in all the beauty of this California gem.

1. Monterey Bay Aquarium: 

With more than 35,000 sea creatures representing over 550 species, the nearly 200 exhibits at Monterey Bay Aquarium provides a glimpse of sea life within the Pacific Ocean.

2. Breathtaking Scenery:

Monterey County boasts breathtaking and diverse terrains from coastlines, beaches, rolling hills, mountains, valleys, rocky cliffs and redwood forests.

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3. Wineries:

With a unique microclimate and diverse growing conditions, Monterey County boasts over 40,000 acres of vineyards and grows more than 42 varietals!

4. Scenic Drives:

Monterey County has nearly 100 miles of coastline that drivers can cruise along coast hugging roads that leads you to some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States!

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5. Steinbeck:

Born and raised in Salinas, the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck, based several novels in Monterey County.

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