GuestLife Monterey Bay 2018
Vine To Vine
With nearly 50 wine-tasting rooms open in the region, pours are fluid and dynamic — sip at will.
A boom in the craft beer and cocktail scene in Monterey Bay means plenty of malts and martinis to go around.
Whale Of A Good Time
Everything you need to know about whale watching in Monterey Bay (whale “lingo” included).
Pick Your Plate
Creative menus, classic comfort foods, and bayside views: We’ve rounded up some foodie favorites for your next dining adventure.
Lay Of The Land
A little lost? Let this map and our city-by-city breakdown be your guide.
Best In The West
These 13 unforgettable excursions in Monterey Bay topped our list for 2018. Be sure to add them to your itinerary.
Five Who Thrive
Learn how these inspiring locals influence Monterey Bay in a positive way. Plus: They give us the lowdown of the area’s best bets.
Land & Air
Take in the bay from a birds-eye view or hike/bike it out.
Course enhancements at Pebble Beach make the mecca of golf even more magical.
Our favorite sandy stretches, from secluded coves and large surf breaks to familyfriendly shorelines.
On The Water
Monterey Bay is a coastal playground: Here are four ways to dive right in.
Music is still alive in Monterey: We look back at the wonder that is the Monterey Jazz Festival and stay classic with a highlight of the Carmel Bach Festival.
Find inspiration at one of the Peninsula’s many art scenes and meet the man behind a 5,000-pound elephant sculpture.
Seven ways to get into the “om” zone in Monterey Bay.
No need to leave Fido at home. Bring him along to these petfriendly outposts.
• GUIDE TO THE GREATEST
Where To Eat
• IN EVERY ISSUE
A few parting gifts with Monterey Bay flair.
• ON THE COVER
Coastal scene off Ocean View Boulevard in Pacific Grove.
Photograph by Douglas Steakley.