Monterey CA Wine Travel Guide
Heading to Monterey in California? We have you covered! Here is a short guide with things to do in Monterey and where to sip the areas local wines.
Things to Know Before You Go to Monterey, CA
There’s a lot of things to do in Monterey CA, but having a little background on the area brings more color and context to this little California beach town. Here are a few fun facts you can quiz your friends or kids on the next time you’re visiting.
WELCOME TO CARPE TRAVEL!
Hi, I’m Elaine Schoch. I’m an award-winning travel writer, wine judge and Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) certified. At Carpe Travel my goal is to help guide ALL WINE LOVERS – from novices to experienced pros – on their wine adventures. To arm you with insider tips, must-visit spots, and things to see and do beyond the vines.
Where to Stay in Monterey
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Where to Sip in Monterey
Carmel Wine Walk
Twelve wineries within four blocks of each other? Yes, it’s true. It’s a wine lovers paradise. Actually, it’s The Carmel Wine Walk by-the-Sea, a must do if you’re in Monterey County, which has been rated one of the top five worldwide wine destinations by the Wine Enthusiast.
Meet the Makers
Beyond the Vines - Things to see and do besides sipping wine.
The Steinbeck Center
John Steinbeck left his mark on Monterey Country, not to mention a number of famous literary works that have drawn people to the area for 75 years. The Steinbeck Center features his literary works and showcases additional artists throughout the museum.
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