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Cannery Row makes vacations easy to plan and hard to forget. We’ve collected some of Cannery Row’s best must-sees and dos to add to your can’t-miss list. Explore the variety of exciting activities to experience on Cannery Row and plan your perfect Monterey Bay getaway.

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Ghiradelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop
The first store outside of San Francisco, find a full assortment of Ghirardelli chocolates and an old-fashioned ice cream parlor serving the Earthquake, a sundae with 8 scoops of ice cream and a variety of sauces and toppings.

660 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Outer Edge Studio (ATC)
Working Fine Artist since 1991, Andrew Jackson brings to the Outer Edge Studio, his 20 year experience of working with galleries, publishers, collectors, and Artists.

125 Ocean View Blvd. Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Pacific Coast Clothing & Gifts Company
Broad selection of apparel, accessories and gifts.

685 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Paul Seftel Studio (ATC)
British American artist Paul Seftel creates contemporary abstract paintings using archival hand made paints with pure pigment and minerals. These organic abstract textural artworks are inspired by the Earth, the elements, forces of nature, waves of light and time, and the ocean of space.

125 Ocean View Blvd. Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Pebble Beach Outlet Shop on Cannery Row
Featuring official Pebble Beach logo apparel and accessories for men and women, as well as gifts for the golfer in your life.

660 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Pendleton Outlet (ATC)
Classic American brand of clothing for men and women, as well as iconic woolen blankets.

125 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove, California 93950
Pepper Palace
Our mission is to leave no Chili Head's yearning for heat unsatisfied, to leave no plate of bland food untouched by saucy goodness, and for every customer to leave our locations not only satisfied, but impressed.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey Ca 93940
Rachel Zee Photography
Photo studio.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory features over 300 varieties of handmade chocolates and confections.

647 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Rosie's Apparel & Toy Store
Women’s clothing and accessories, with a sprinkling of unique toys.

711 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Sages Salon
Specializing in "Free Form" cuts related to natural hair movement, Sages Salon offers cuts, conditioning treatments, styling, color, waxing, and more. Expert stylist and owner, Dana Ashley, brings years of experience to her new studio in Pacific Grove.

125 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove, California 93950
Sand & Sea
Nautical themed home décor.

660 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Sarah Welch Pottery (ATC)
Pottery Studio

125 Ocean View Blvd. Pacific Grove, Ca 93950
Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar
Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, suspended over the waters of Monterey Bay, is a stunning restaurant featuring sustainable seafood and approachable, contemporary American cuisine. Located at the beautiful Monterey Plaza Hotel.

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Sean Gravem Photography
Ocean photography: above & below.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Sharky's Shirts
Look for the “life sized” shark out front, and inside find colorful and quirky apparel.

685 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Shen Design Studio
Elegant gifts for the home, including art glass and sculpture.

750 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Sheree Greek Art & Design
A unique art studio & gift shop featuring one of a kind and limited edition artwork by Sheree Greek.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey California 93940
Sly McFly’s Ocean View Grill
Sly McFly’s is the place to go for live music, great food and televised sporting events. A locals favorite for late night dining and dancing.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Soap Confections
Featuring a beautiful selection of hand made natural soaps and bath products.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Sockshop Cannery Row
Every color, style and design of socks and stockings imaginable.

649 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940

Event Calendar

Monterey might not have snowflakes, icicles or other traditional winter-season trappings, but there’s no shortage of holiday cheer in this charming coastal destination. During the 24th annual Cannery Row Tree Lighting celebration on Friday, Nov. 23, seasonal merriment transforms the street that Steinbeck made famous.

Monterey’s hottest summer destination is a hip boutique hotel set just steps from Cannery Row and the sparkling Monterey Bay.

Santa's Workshop on Cannery Row

Following our annual holiday tree lighting on 11/23, families and children of all ages can visit with Santa for FREE this holiday season on Cannery Row -- Saturdays & Sundays from 12-4 PM November 24th - December 16th

What motivates you to pack a bag and hit the road? Are you more comfortable on hiking trails or in a hammock? Do you want to spend time with family or schedule some solitude? Do luxury hotels suit your style, or are you a budget-minded traveler?

Wildlife watchers will find a surprising array of animals and aquatic plant life on Cannery Row, ranging from marine mammals to stunning seabirds to captivating kelp beds.

Cannery Row sports bars are ready to welcome fans of all stripes. With so many options, how can you choose the best bar for you? Explore your options with this grand-slam guide to the district’s lively pubs.

Tricks & Treats

When your youngsters are restless and the teens have outgrown the regular Halloween routine, why not start a new holiday tradition? For a fresh take on trick-or-treating, plan a weekend trip to Cannery Row.

The entire length of Cannery Row runs parallel to the coastline of the Monterey Bay, which means you’re never more than a few minutes from the water. This might be why Coastal Living magazine recently named Monterey as the “Happiest Seaside Town in California.”

Monterey County is known for its fresh-caught seafood and produce straight from the nearby Salinas Valley, known as “the Salad Bowl of the World.” The region’s verdant valleys and sun-drenched hillsides also nurture grapes pressed into award-winning reds and whites known nationwide.

In just a few short years, digital access has reshaped how we travel. It’s now easy to compare hotel rates, book rooms, make dinner reservations and purchase museum tickets with just a few taps on the tablet. On the road, we can check in, snap photos and share updates directly from our smartphones.

ACTIVE ENDEAVORS

With a scenic waterfront location, convenient trail access and spas catering to sports-minded individuals, Cannery Row makes a great home base for active travelers. Here are five can’t-miss athletic endeavors to try this season.

With nine appellations nurturing a variety of grapes, and more than 60 tasting rooms welcoming guests, Monterey County is a destination popular with both winemakers and wine drinkers.

Parents will find plenty of kid-friendly activities and entertainment on Cannery Row, from cool museums to quirky shops to recreational options for the whole family. Whether you’re traveling with tots or teenagers, options abound. Start outlining your itinerary with these family-friendly highlights.

With so many activities, attractions and shops along Cannery Row, it’s easy to work up an appetite while exploring. And, given that there’s so much to see and do, it’s important to stay fueled up for adventure. Plan your day around quick stops at Cannery Row’s casual cafes and snack shops with this at-a-glance guide.

HAUTE HOTEL BARS

From speakeasy-inspired additions at intimate boutique inns, to luxe lounges in waterfront resorts, Cannery Row promises toast-worthy hotel lounges to suit every taste. Here are three to try on your next visit.

A good cigar can be an excellent choice for just about any guy on a holiday gift list this year. Cigars are making a comeback and with so many options, and that includes a wide variety of accessories for the cigar lover, it's relatively easy to find just the right smoke and accessories to go along with it.

Cannery Row wine tasting offers the ultimate California experience, bringing together the tastes of wine country with the beauty of the bay. Monterey County boasts over 39,000 acres of wine grapes, almost half of which are devoted to its award-winning Chardonnay grape.

On Cannery Row, "bleisure" is more than a buzzword. With waterfront wine tasting, one-of-a-kind restaurants and upscale resorts that double as serious event venues and serene retreats, planners will find plenty of enticing options here. Make the most of a business trip by booking time at these places that embrace both work and play.

Small Bites

Cannery Row is home to over 25 different restaurants, but don’t be intimidated by all the options. Instead view it as an opportunity to embrace variety by trying small bites at several different spots.

SHOP SMALL ON CANNERY ROW

When it comes to buying gifts, small businesses are a big draw. Here are just a few great places to shop small with locally based retailers on Cannery Row.

NATURAL ADVENTURES

Make the most of Monterey’s warm days and clear nights with these six stay-and-play itineraries.

Winemaker for a day

Tasting wine is one thing, but why stop there? As producers in some of the country’s premier grape-growing regions unveil custom wine blending classes for both casual fans and seasoned enthusiasts, one business is bringing that trend to Cannery Row.

Fire Pits

Two of nature’s most mesmerizing elements—ocean and fire—come together in Cannery Row in a beautiful way at these four fire pits you don’t want to miss. The Monterey Bay’s moderate climate makes the Row an ideal place to cozy up next to a warm fire while you savor the sights and sounds of the ocean.

Fun and Games

When you think of Cannery Row, you probably don’t picture blacklights, billiards, mazes and lasers. If this is true, then you’ve been missing out. Beyond the shopping, eating and ocean, there are activities galore to keep the whole crew occupied.

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