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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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A Taste of Monterey Wine Market & Bistro
This regional wine bar, market, and bistro is a must visit for wine aficionados when in Monterey. Featuring over 95 local wineries, small plates of superb, innovative cuisine and broad selection of wine related gifts.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Bargetto Wine Tasting Room
A popular stop for tourists and locals alike. Taste award-winning wines while enjoying breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Blue Fox Cellars
Blue Fox Cellars is a producer of elegant refined wines out of Mendocino County.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Carmel Ridge Winery Tasting Room
Award-winning wines, a landmark ocean view location and voted one of Monterey County’s best wine-tasting venues.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
The Wine Experience
The Wine Experience offers a wide variety of experiences designed to entertain, educate, and provoke social interaction for the next generation of wine enthusiasts. We offer wine tasting, a diverse collection of informative and interactive wine classes, wine blending, and wine making.

381 Cannery Row , Monterey, CA 93940
Event Calendar

Event Calendar

In addition to the views, attractions, pubs and restaurants, Cannery Row hosts several exciting events throughout the year guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.

SHOP SMALL ON CANNERY ROW

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.

Premium Cigars

Premium Cigars

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.

HAUTE HOTEL BARS

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.

Wine Tasting
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.

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

WHY WE TRAVEL
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?

ACTIVE ENDEAVORS

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.

Holiday Spectacular
Cannery Row’s annual tree lighting ceremony signals the start of the holiday season. This year’s event, the 23rd annual celebration, includes a festive array of free activities and entertainment for the whole family. Here’s what to expect.

FROM GRAPE TO GLASS
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.

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.

Fun and Games

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.

Small Bites

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.

Sand in Your Shoes

Sand in Your Shoes

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.”

Savor the Season
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.

MARINE WONDERS
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.

Authentic Experiences
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.

COVERING ALL THE BASES

COVERING ALL THE BASES

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.

Fire Pits

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 FOR FAMILIES
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.

THE BUZZ ABOUT “BLEISURE”
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.

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

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