Area Attractions

From hitting the links at the Del Monte Golf Course to taking a tour of local wineries or museums, there are so many fun and exciting things to experience in Monterey, California. Discover the unforgettable adventure of whale watching or explore serene state parks to see local wildlife. Take the 17-mile drive through thick forests and picturesque costal vistas. No matter what you want to do in Monterey, activities abound!

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course

1 Old Golf Course Road
Monterey, California, United States, 93940-4908



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Family Attractions

Monterey County Fairgrounds

The Monterey County Fairgrounds hosts a number of exciting and family-friendly events, concerts, contests, and more. And, with being less than a mile from the Hyatt Regency Monterey, it’s easy to join in on the fun!

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Dedicated to inspiring ocean conservation and sustainable fisheries, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s vast exhibits include sea otters, giant octopus, sharks, jellies and more, representing more than 550 different species.

Point Pinos Lighthouse

Built in 1855, this is the oldest continually operating lighthouse on the West Coast. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Point Pinos Lighthouse has retained the original building, lenses and prisms.


Pebble Beach Golf Academy

Whether you want to improve your swing or learn the basics, Pebble Beach Golf Academy provides instruction from top professionals in the industry. Their extensive range of programs available include private lessons, playing lessons and group sessions.

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Racing fans will love WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and the several race events, music festivals and private functions held there. Exciting racing events held here include the American Le Mans Series, Twilight Cycling and the Bureau of Land Management’s annual Sea Otter Classic.

Biking in Monterey

There are miles of biking paths in Monterey, including the popular 18-mile-long Recreation Trail that stretches from Castroville to Pacific Grove. Let us know how we can help you arrange bicycle rentals so you can start exploring.


Cannery Row

Once the thriving heart of the sardine canning industry, this historical area made famous by John Steinbeck is now home to an exciting mix of shops, restaurants and entertainment. Stroll along the pedestrian-friendly streets and take in views of the beautiful Pacific. Shop to your heart’s content and bring back the perfect souvenirs for your friends and family back home.

Fisherman's Wharf Monterey

Built during the heyday of Monterey's fishing industry, Monterey’s Fisherman’s Wharf has been the center of activity since the harbor was discovered in the early 1600s. Stroll along the marina and onto the wharf filled with gift shops, fish markets and restaurants. You’re sure to find some amazing shopping opportunities all along this famous wharf.

Day Trips

Big Sur

Offering a wide variety of activities and areas to explore including restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, beaches and more, Big Sur is a great destination to visit. Take in the natural beauty where wildflowers always seem to be blooming, California condors are flying overhead and the sea otters play in the beds of kelp.

Carmel Valley

In Carmel Valley you can wine, dine, play, and shop to your hearts content. Carmel Valley is the home to several Wineries that offer wine tasting tours. Head over to Carmel Valley Road where you’ll find three distinct shopping areas. Or check out some of the local art galleries showcasing artists who have no doubt been inspired by the area’s scenery.


This famously idyllic and picturesque town just south of Monterey has been a haven for artists, poets, writers and celebrities for decades. Visit the pristine Carmel beach and explore the quaint storybook atmosphere of the town, checking out shops, art galleries, restaurants, hidden courtyards and unique annual events.

17-Mile Drive

This scenic road winds through thick forests and picturesque coastal vistas in the famed gated community of Pebble Beach. View renowned natural landmarks, including The Lone Cypress, Seal and Bird Rocks, Fanshell Beach, Spanish Bay and Carmel Bay.