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Flying & Driving

Flying In?

Monterey Peninsula Airport
With over 80 daily flights, the Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) is a quick 10-minute drive from Cannery Row. There are direct flights from Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix and San Francisco and it is serviced by Allegiant Air, American/American Eagle, United/United Express and U.S. Airways.

San Francisco International Airport/San Jose International Airport
San Francisco International Airport is 100 miles north of Cannery Row, with a driving time of approximately 2 hours. San Jose International Airport is 75 miles north of Cannery Row, with a driving time of approximately 1.5 hours.

Driving To Cannery Row

coastal-rec-trail-2Cannery Row invites visitors to park their cars and enjoy this scenic waterfront shopping, dining and recreation area on foot. All of Cannery Row is within easy walking distance, and the fresh sea air makes the stroll that much more enjoyable. Parking on Cannery Row is easy and affordable. There are numerous parking lots, a parking garage, and plentiful street parking.

Public transit operates buses and trolleys that are convenient and inexpensive; and at certain times of the year, free! So, park your car. You won’t need it here.

Getting here is easy!

From Hwy. 1 North
Take Hwy 1 south to Monterey. Look for the Monterey Bay Aquarium sign and exit onto Fremont Street. Follow brown directional signs on Fremont to Camino El Estero and turn right. Just past the Visitor Information Center, turn left on Del Monte Ave and continue (in the right two lanes) past Fisherman’s Wharf then through the tunnel to Foam Street. Follow the brown directional signs to Cannery Row parking and the aquarium.

 

From Hwy. 1 South
From the South, you have two choices:

1. Look for the Monterey Bay Aquarium sign and exit Hwy. 1 at Munras Ave. Follow the brown directional signs to Cannery Row parking and the aquarium. Follow the brown directional signs to Cannery Row parking and the aquarium.

2. Exit Hwy 1 at Hwy 68 West/Pacific Grove. Continue 4 miles to David Ave, then turn right and follow David Ave to the end. You’ll see the aquarium and signs for parking on Cannery Row.

 

From Route 101 North
In Prunedale, exit Hwy 156 West/Monterey Peninsula to Hwy 1. Take Hwy 1 south to Monterey. Look for the Monterey Bay Aquarium sign and exit onto Fremont Street. Follow brown directional signs on Fremont to Camino El Estero and turn right. Just past the Visitor Information Center, turn left on Del Monte Ave and continue (in the right two lanes) past Fisherman’s Wharf then through the tunnel to Foam Street. Follow the brown directional signs to Cannery Row parking and the aquarium.

 

From Route 101 South
In Salinas, follow signs on city streets to Hwy 68 West.

 

From Route 68 West
Exit Hwy 68 to Hwy 1 South. Stay in right lane after merge and exit immediately onto Fremont Street. Follow brown directional signs on Fremont to Camino El Estero and turn right. Just past the Visitor Information Center, turn left on Del Monte Ave and continue (in the right two lanes) past Fisherman’s Wharf then through the tunnel to Foam Street. Follow the brown directional signs to Cannery Row parking and the aquarium.

 

Click the map below to start exploring Cannery Row

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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.

Snack Attack

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.

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.

Enjoying fireside drinks with friends at the Cannery Row brewing Company.
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