Are you and your family and friends looking for a great one day trip to explore some of the beautiful sites and other activities that the Monterey Peninsula and other cities in California may have to offer? Well, we have found 5 great sites in or around the Monterey Peninsula area that may get you and your guests in the mood to get your walking shoes on. These fabulous places in California has 19 museums, 9 performing arts shows, 7 amusement sites, 6 landmarks, and 2 zoos and aquariums as well.
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
This museum is ranked number 1 out of the 19 California museums to visit while you are here. This museum was awarded a 2013 Certificate of Excellence. This museum is a natural history museum that lives to inspire the wonder in a child’s eyes and inspire their parents all while they take in some natural history of the world.
Ocean Avenue and State Route 1
Carmel, CA 93921
This cultural exhibit would be wonderful to visit if you and your family and friends love great restaurants and fine art exhibits. They have a great fairy tale city that you can visit. Their flowers are huge and they have lots of fine boutiques to visit and explore. So just enjoy the sites and the day with each other. Always remember that the family or friends that play together, always stays together!
Carmel’s Forest Theater
Santa Rita & Mountain View
P.O. Box 7174
Carmel, CA. 93921
If you and your family love the theater performances, then this is the place to visit and spend the day. They have annual performances of Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz, and Peter Pan. You can also watch “West of the Rockies” during a Shakespeare Festival in the oldest outdoor theater that is around this California area.
525 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA. 93950
If you and your family or friends are looking for a new cool cinema to explore, then we have found the answer to some of your entertainment prayers. This cool cinema shows the latest movies, they have comfortable seating, pleasant staff, and no long waiting lines. So go ahead and check them out for a day, you’ll love them and want to go back!
Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row at David Avenue
Monterey, CA. 93940
This museum has it all! If you and your guests would love to have a looking glass into some marine life, this is definitely the place to go and explore. They have activities for all age groups. They have sea horses, jelly fish, and sea otters and other marine life to explore. So come on out and enjoy the day at the aquarium, you will be glad that you did!