Guidebook for Monterey

David & Dona
David & Dona
Guidebook for Monterey

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Next to fairgrounds which is a 10-15 min walk.
Every night at sunset (get there early) a bagpiper will play at the Inn at Spanish Bay with the ocean as a back drop. There's drinks, and appetizers to buy and outdoor firepits. Pebble Beach, is right on the highway - an 8 minute drive to the gate.
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Pebble Beach
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Every night at sunset (get there early) a bagpiper will play at the Inn at Spanish Bay with the ocean as a back drop. There's drinks, and appetizers to buy and outdoor firepits. Pebble Beach, is right on the highway - an 8 minute drive to the gate.
one to two minute drive to a beautiful golf course!
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Del Monte Golf Course
1300 Sylvan Road
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one to two minute drive to a beautiful golf course!
Boy, are we close to this major event location!
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WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy
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Boy, are we close to this major event location!
Very close!
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Monterey Regional Airport
200 Fred Kane Dr
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Very close!
This takes you around the entire peninsula on foot or bike and it's a 5-10 minute walk from our cottage!
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Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
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This takes you around the entire peninsula on foot or bike and it's a 5-10 minute walk from our cottage!
Hard core biking enthusiast? There are some challenging trails!
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Toro Park
501 Monterey-Salinas Highway 68
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Hard core biking enthusiast? There are some challenging trails!
Tropic of Capricorn's author, Henry Miller became a Big Sur resident.
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Henry Miller Memorial Library
48603 CA-1
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Tropic of Capricorn's author, Henry Miller became a Big Sur resident.
Concour's shows are setup here. We are perfectly located for all Concour's events!
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel And Spa On Del Monte Golf Course
1 Old Golf Course Rd
Concour's shows are setup here. We are perfectly located for all Concour's events!
One of the best courses in the world; we have passes to get you into the gate. World renowned golf. Even if you don't golf, Pebble Beach is fabulous.
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The Lodge at Pebble Beach
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One of the best courses in the world; we have passes to get you into the gate. World renowned golf. Even if you don't golf, Pebble Beach is fabulous.
Great theater in downtown Monterey. Real buttered popcorn.
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Osio Theater
350 Alvarado St
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Great theater in downtown Monterey. Real buttered popcorn.
Scuba Diving Central right here!
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Coast Guard Pier
100 Lighthouse Ave
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Scuba Diving Central right here!
Kayak rentals, bikes, events.
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Adventures by The Sea
299 Cannery Row
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Kayak rentals, bikes, events.

Food Scene

One block away. Fantastic food; local's favorite.
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Monterey's Fish House
2114 Del Monte Ave
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One block away. Fantastic food; local's favorite.
local's sushi place. Quirky and dated interior but good Japanese food!
Ichi-Riki Japanese Restaurant
1603 Del Monte Blvd
local's sushi place. Quirky and dated interior but good Japanese food!
Pizza/Italian food, within walking distance.
Caruso's Corner
2101 N Fremont St
Pizza/Italian food, within walking distance.
Close by; good food.
P.F. Chang's
1200 Del Monte Center
Close by; good food.
Right on the water in Pacific Grove; watch divers and surfers.
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Beach House Restaurant at Lovers Point
620 Ocean View Blvd
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Right on the water in Pacific Grove; watch divers and surfers.
in historic Monterey. Good food, nice unique atmosphere. LIke you're in an old library. Your check comes in an old book. Very popular; outdoor, heated seating.
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Restaurant 1833
500 Hartnell St
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in historic Monterey. Good food, nice unique atmosphere. LIke you're in an old library. Your check comes in an old book. Very popular; outdoor, heated seating.
One of our favorites; rated high in French cuisine with out the high prices. Great wine list. Mention David and Dana sent you.
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Fifi's Bistro Cafe
1188 Forest Ave
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One of our favorites; rated high in French cuisine with out the high prices. Great wine list. Mention David and Dana sent you.
Close by! Good. Fun vibe. Dogs welcome on beautiful patio. Great decor food and wine.
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Tarpy's Roadhouse
2999 Monterey Salinas Hwy
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Close by! Good. Fun vibe. Dogs welcome on beautiful patio. Great decor food and wine.
This is the local's go to place. It doesn't have to be located in the most touristy part of Monterey because it's so darn good, we go to it. Prepared to wait if you don't have reservations.
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Monterey's Fish House
2114 Del Monte Ave
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This is the local's go to place. It doesn't have to be located in the most touristy part of Monterey because it's so darn good, we go to it. Prepared to wait if you don't have reservations.
Boutique hotel on the beach and close by. DOG Friendly. You can get drinks and appetizers in this cool beachy hotel right on the beach. Eat inside or out. Right off the Rec trail.
Monterey Tides
2600 Sand Dunes Dr
Boutique hotel on the beach and close by. DOG Friendly. You can get drinks and appetizers in this cool beachy hotel right on the beach. Eat inside or out. Right off the Rec trail.
Great Mexican food in Pacific Grove! Locals favorite. If you love a great Margarita go here.
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Peppers Mexicali Cafe
170 Forest Ave
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Great Mexican food in Pacific Grove! Locals favorite. If you love a great Margarita go here.
Good Japanese Food. You'll love it.
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Crystal Fish
514 Lighthouse Ave
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Good Japanese Food. You'll love it.
Breakfast! So good! We know the owners.
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First Awakenings
300 David Ave
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Breakfast! So good! We know the owners.
It's in Carmel Valley, about 25 minutes away. Again, like the drive to Big Sur - it's a great trip, rolling through the country in the sun, you'll drive through an area with vineyards, horse ranches, nice homes, clean country air, old barns all the way to Carmel Valley Village. Park and walk through the village. Check out shops and lots of wine tasting rooms!
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Café Rustica
10 Del Fino Pl
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It's in Carmel Valley, about 25 minutes away. Again, like the drive to Big Sur - it's a great trip, rolling through the country in the sun, you'll drive through an area with vineyards, horse ranches, nice homes, clean country air, old barns all the way to Carmel Valley Village. Park and walk through the village. Check out shops and lots of wine tasting rooms!
It's in Carmel Valley, about 25 minutes away. Again, like the drive to Big Sur - it's a great trip, rolling through the country in the sun, you'll drive through an area with vineyards, horse ranches, nice homes, clean country air, old barns all the way to Carmel Valley Village. Park and walk through the village. Check out shops and lots of wine tasting rooms!
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Cowgirl Winery
4 Pilot Rd
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It's in Carmel Valley, about 25 minutes away. Again, like the drive to Big Sur - it's a great trip, rolling through the country in the sun, you'll drive through an area with vineyards, horse ranches, nice homes, clean country air, old barns all the way to Carmel Valley Village. Park and walk through the village. Check out shops and lots of wine tasting rooms!

Sightseeing

A 3-5 minute drive depending on traffic. Ten-15 minutes on the bike trial which is readily accessible from our cottage.
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Crab House
60 Fishermans Wharf
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A 3-5 minute drive depending on traffic. Ten-15 minutes on the bike trial which is readily accessible from our cottage.
Historic Cannery Row
Cannery Row Co
Historic Cannery Row
Easy to get to on the bike path, which is close to the house. It's also about a 5 minute drive depending on traffic.
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Pacific Grove
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Easy to get to on the bike path, which is close to the house. It's also about a 5 minute drive depending on traffic.
The highway is close to our location. Get on Highway One, go past Carmel, and it's about a 30-45 min drive, but get this: The drive is the amazing part! Stop to photograph along the way!
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Big Sur
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The highway is close to our location. Get on Highway One, go past Carmel, and it's about a 30-45 min drive, but get this: The drive is the amazing part! Stop to photograph along the way!
Highway One is right by the cottage; you'll be in charming Carmel in 2-3 minutes!
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Carmel by the sea
San Antonio Avenue
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Highway One is right by the cottage; you'll be in charming Carmel in 2-3 minutes!
See the bagpiper every day rain or shine from the outdoor fire pits at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach; We have passes to get in the gate.
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The Inn at Spanish Bay
2700 17 Mile Dr
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See the bagpiper every day rain or shine from the outdoor fire pits at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach; We have passes to get in the gate.
hiking in a beautiful location! 5 minute drive or less.
Jack's Peak
hiking in a beautiful location! 5 minute drive or less.
Wine tasting, beautiful weather, good restaurants, farms, golf, beautiful weather most of the time.
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Carmel Valley
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Wine tasting, beautiful weather, good restaurants, farms, golf, beautiful weather most of the time.
5 minute drive to Historic Cannery Row.
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Cannery Row
Cannery Row
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5 minute drive to Historic Cannery Row.
Steinbeck Country; if you're a fan of John Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row, Of Mice and Men.....), you will feel him here. Cannery Row, Doc Ricket's Lab should be your next stop.
Corral de Tierra
Steinbeck Country; if you're a fan of John Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row, Of Mice and Men.....), you will feel him here. Cannery Row, Doc Ricket's Lab should be your next stop.
This takes you through Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach and onto Carmel. A beautiful drive; great for photographs or just enjoying the beauty of it all. We have passes to get you into Pebble Beach.
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17 Mile Drive
17 Mile Drive
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This takes you through Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach and onto Carmel. A beautiful drive; great for photographs or just enjoying the beauty of it all. We have passes to get you into Pebble Beach.
Historic Monterey, There's a lot to see.
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Monterey
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Historic Monterey, There's a lot to see.

Arts & Culture

An easy walk to the fairgrounds! It's a minute by car - Jazz Festival, Monterey Music Festival, Blues Festival, Monterey County Fair, Beer Fest and much, much more. A bar, many home shows and Golf!
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Monterey Fairgrounds
2004 Fairground Rd
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An easy walk to the fairgrounds! It's a minute by car - Jazz Festival, Monterey Music Festival, Blues Festival, Monterey County Fair, Beer Fest and much, much more. A bar, many home shows and Golf!
Bowling! Vintage style bowling alley.
Monterey Lanes
2161 N Fremont St
Bowling! Vintage style bowling alley.

Shopping

Our mall; we have Macy's, restaurants, a huge Forever 21, Gap, Pottery Barn, Whole Foods, etc...
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Del Monte Shopping Center
1410 Del Monte Center
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Our mall; we have Macy's, restaurants, a huge Forever 21, Gap, Pottery Barn, Whole Foods, etc...
Close by if you need to stock up!
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Sand City
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Close by if you need to stock up!
Scuba diving store; very close. We have amazing scuba in our bay.
Aquarius Dive Shop
2040 Del Monte Ave
Scuba diving store; very close. We have amazing scuba in our bay.
Fresh Good Sushi everyday! Seriously, it's good and made fresh all day.
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Safeway
815 Canyon Del Rey Blvd
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Fresh Good Sushi everyday! Seriously, it's good and made fresh all day.

Entertainment & Activities

in Pebble Beach. Standup paddling, great for dogs and children, kayaking. There's a pier. Right next to Pebble Beach Golf Links. Public access. We have passes to get into the gate.
Stillwater Cove Access
in Pebble Beach. Standup paddling, great for dogs and children, kayaking. There's a pier. Right next to Pebble Beach Golf Links. Public access. We have passes to get into the gate.
It's amazing. A 40 minute drive but the drive is part of the experience. Imagine sweeping and majestic views cutting through forests, mountains, dramatic ocean vistas, meadows, farm land, lighthouse.
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Big Sur
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It's amazing. A 40 minute drive but the drive is part of the experience. Imagine sweeping and majestic views cutting through forests, mountains, dramatic ocean vistas, meadows, farm land, lighthouse.

Drinks & Nightlife

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel And Spa On Del Monte Golf Course
1 Old Golf Course Rd
Jazz on weekends.