Super 8 Monterey is just minutes from the most popular attractions, golf courses, beaches, and restaurants.
The world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium is located on a site of a former sardine cannery. It offers numerous exhibits to get an up close view of various marine life such as seahorses, jellyfish, sharks, and sea otters to name a few. Visit www.montereybayaquarium.org for further information.
Writer John Steinbeck made Cannery Row famous in his novels, depicting life along Ocean View Avenue, on the Monterey waterfront. Once home to 21 fish canneries in the 1920’s, this area is now a marine sanctuary. Nearby, the Antique Mall is the largest venue of its kind on California’s central coast and home to over 150 antique dealers.
With its many fine seafood restaurants and festive shops, this nautical landmark should definitely be a shore leave stop on your sightseeing adventure. Located within walking distance of Fisherman’s Wharf are several streets lined with historical homes dating back to the 1800’s. Take a walk back in time and take the colorful and informative tour.
The 17 Mile Drive offers a scenic tour along the pacific coastline and passes through famous Pebble Beach golf courses and mansions.
Enjoy the finest fresh seafood from restaurants ranging from casual outdoor clam bars to elegant indoor dining with ocean views. Visitors can also take a cruise to view migrating whales from Fisherman’s Wharf.
The world renowned race track hosts the American Le Mans Series Monterey, Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, and the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series.