Area Attractions

Monterey is a delightful fusion of all things fun and a mecca for unforgettable adventures. Tee off at the Del Monte Golf Course, catch an event at Monterey County Fairgrounds, encounter sea life at Monterey Bay Aquarium or explore lush forests and mountainscapes in our epic state parks. Magical memories await in California.

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 Bay Aquarium

Located right on historic Cannery Row, the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium is a window into the fascinating underwater world. Discover hammerhead sharks, penguins, jellyfish, sea otters, and thousands of other marine animals and plants.

Monterey County Fairgrounds

From music festivals to the annual Monterey County Fair, horse racing to beer fests, this oak tree-shaded venue is home to all the best happenings in town.

Arts & Culture

Monterey Museum of Art

Explore two locations in Monterey—one downtown, another in La Mirada, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods—where you’ll discover everything from early California paintings to modern photography to sculptures.

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Spectacular surroundings where you’ll wander among redwood groves, waterfalls, and open meadows covering approximately 1,006 acres of land. Don’t miss the Big Sur River meandering through this picturesque coastal park.

Basilica of Mission San Carlos

The second of Father Junipero Serra’s 21 California missions, Mission San Carlos is said to be Serra’s favorite location for its exquisite landscape. Explore the bougainvillea-covered basilica, along with its picturesque courtyard.


Pebble Beach Golf Academy

Swing away at this world-class golf academy and practice facility, where you’ll find a double-ended driving range, short game complex, target greens, and modern golf tech to help shape your shots.

Biking in Monterey

Pedal along the California coast, past stunning oceanfront scenery and rocky shores. There are many trails to choose from—the 18-mile route from Castroville to Pacific Grove is a local favorite. No bike? No problem! We'll arrange bicycle rentals so you can start exploring.

Del Monte Golf Course

The oldest operating golf course west of the Mississippi, Del Monte is legendary. As guests of Hyatt Regency Monterey, you’ll have access to these gently sloping and tree-lined fairways that have challenged the game’s best golfers since 1897.


Cannery Row

This celebrated waterfront district—formerly the heart of the sardine canning industry made famous by author John Steinbeck—is now a lively mecca of shops, restaurants, wine bars, galleries, and more.

Fisherman's Wharf Monterey

Shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs or fine jewelry. Devour locally sourced clam chowder. Take a sunset sailing tour. Endless fun and Pacific Ocean views await at this historic pier.

Day Trips

Big Sur

Seaside cliffs, coastal redwood forests, rugged shores—natural wonders abound in this majestic stretch off the Pacific Coast Highway. You’ll also discover stunning hiking trails, farm-(and coast)-to-table dining, boutique shops, and views you never thought existed.

Carmel Valley

Sip and savor a vacation of the vine. Nestled between the Santa Lucia Mountains, the hillsides of Carmel Valley are covered in grapevines, boutique art galleries, restaurants, wineries, and wine-tasting rooms.


Stroll this idyllic storybook town along the Pacific coast, brimming with fairytale cottages and bustling with boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, and more.

17-Mile Drive

Wind along this scenic road through thick, lush forests and picturesque coastal vistas in famed Pebble Beach. Along the way, you’ll discover renowned natural landmarks, including The Lone Cypress, Seal and Bird Rocks, Fanshell Beach, Spanish Bay, and Carmel Bay.