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Wine Country Visitor Information

Wine Country Visitor InformationWhile we would like your first stop to collect your wine country visitor information to be, there are many established associations and chambers of commerce that are also important visitor tools.

Also, donŐt overlook visitor bureaus and wine country visitor information centers as great places to get the local scoop on the wine region you are visiting. Besides providing maps, giving information on tours and tastings, you can get regional information on reservations services, the best places to eat, transportation facilities, and even weather. You can also get lists of discounts and deals offered by wine country businesses, including recreational activities. DonŐt forget to ask at the desk for discounts offered to large groups, or any special membership to which you might belong. Having a great time in the wine country is a fabulous thing; getting it at the price you want makes it even better.

Monterey Peninsula Inns
Affordable, Convenient, Charming, & Intimate

Monterey Peninsula Inns - Affordable, Convenient, Charming and Intimate

Discover why Robert Louis Stevenson called the Monterey Peninsula "The greatest meeting of land and sea in the world." Always ready to make your stay on the Monterey Bay a memorable one, Monterey Peninsula Inns is proud to offer a varied selection of comfortable accommodations for all tastes and budgets. Delightful rooms, along with pool and Jacuzzi facilities offered at some locations, makes Monterey Peninsula Inns the right choice in lodgings for your next Peninsula get-away!

Located within walking distance to some of the areas most delightful beaches, our collection of fine inns and conference facilities are centrally located to the area's finest attractions. World famous golf courses, charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, historic Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf and the Monterey Bay Aquarium are all just minutes away.

Monterey Peninsula Inns also specializes in providing the resources needed for your next special event or group gathering. If you are planning a wedding, conference, or corporate get-away of any size, our staff will assist in making sure your event is tailored to your specific needs. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Inns By The Sea
Coastal Inns of Distinction

Inns By The Sea and Coastal Inns of DistinctionFrom Santa Barbara to Half Moon Bay, find what your heart desires for the perfect getaway at one of the Inns by the Sea or Coastal Inns of Distinction. The perfect room in the perfect location.

Inns by the Sea offers inns from Santa Barbara to Pacific Grove. In Santa Barbara, the Country Inn by the Sea is a couple blocks from the beach and Stern's Wharf. In the quaint Carmel area, you will find Carmel's only Four Diamond Inn, the exquisite Carriage House. The ideal choice for a family or romantic getaway, the Candlelight Inn, Dolphin Inn, Svendsgaard's Inn, or the Wayside Inn. In Pacific Grove, we have the historic, Centrella Inn. The Centrella is a half a mile from the Aquarium.

From Capitola to Half Moon Bay, stay at one of the Coastal Inns of Distinction. In Capitola, the Four Star / Four Diamond Inn at Depot Hill is a short walk from the beach and the lovely downtown area. Our Babbling Brook Inn, in Santa Cruz is minutes from the Boardwalk and beach area. In Half Moon Bay, most rooms at the Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach are full ocean views with decks. Each of our inns offers the perfect location for a wonderful stay in any of these beautiful cities.

Did You Know . . .
That the citizens of Luxembourg, the tiny country sandwiched between Belgium, Germany, and France, have the highest wine consumption rate of any peoples in the world? A person in Luxembourg consumes 61.29 litres of wine per annum on average, a rate slightly higher than that of the French, who consume on average 59.72 litres per capita per annum. United States citizens trail far behind these wine-loving nations, clocking in at 8 litres (about two gallons) per capita on average.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is rightfully renowned for its extraordinary facilities that showcase the bounty and magic of the neighboring ocean. Blessed by its location adjacent to the Monterey Bay.

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Current Events by Region
Current Events by Region

You are visiting the Wine Country... Tasting at a few wineries, a sumptuous dinner, a wonderful place to stay, but then what to do? Looking for that something special, not the everyday? For each of these regions we maintain a large database of current events.

Pick the region you are visiting and see what will be taking place.


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