Things to Do


The Noodle Palace

3678 The Barnyard E-31, Carmel, CA 93923

The most popular Vietnamese restaurant in Monterey Bay, California. For Reservations: 831-622-7777 Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @NoodlePalaceCarmel

Contact: Huy Han

831-622-7777 (O)

Coast Big Sur

Big Sur, CA

Contact: Tyler Rue

831-667-2301 (O)

Estéban Restaurant

Monterey, CA

Contact: Reservations


Lalla Grill

Monterey, CA

Contact: On Duty Manager

831-324-4632 (O)


Carmel Jewish Film Festival

Carmel, CA

Contact: Susan Greenbaum

831-624-2015 (O)

Forest Theatre Guild

Carmel, CA

Contact: Yvonne Hildebrand-Bowen

831-626-1681 (O)

Greene Mansion

Monterey, CA

Contact: Jill Gifford

602-370-7238 (C)

Monarch Film Festival

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Cristiana DiPietro

831-886-7171 (C)

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey, CA

Contact: John Abrahamson

831-648-4928 (O)

Steve Ezzo Entertainment

Pebble Beach, CA

Contact: Steve Ezzo

831-333-1551 (C)

Sunset Community and Cultural Center

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Alex Richardson

831-620-2040 (O)


Del Monte Shopping Center

1410 Del Monte Center, Monterey, CA 93940

Del Monte Shopping Center is a 675,000 square foot, open-air, regional shopping center located at the main artery of Highway 1 and Munras Avenue in Monterey, California.

Contact: Karla Corres

831-372-4540 (O)

Northridge Mall – Starwood Retail Partners

796 Northridge Mall, Salinas, CA 93906

The largest regional indoor shopping mall between Santa Barbara and San Jose. A vibrant venue, featuring a family entertainment center with 18 lanes of bowling and a big arcade, sky-lighted common area, Planet Fitness and 120+ shops and restaurants.

Contact: Jen Filice

831-449-7227 (O)

Bittner The Pleasure of Writing

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Detlef Bittner

888-248-8637 (O)

The Barnyard Shopping Village

Carmel, CA

Contact: Marilyn Schultz

831-624-8886 (O)

The Crossroads Carmel

Carmel, CA

Contact: Cynthia Buhl

831-625-4106 (O)

Sightseeing Tours

Monterey Movie Tours

Monterey, CA

Whether you’re looking for an introductory scenic tour of the area, an alternative to attractions you’ve already seen or an exciting rainy day option, Monterey Movie Tours® is your ticket to a star-studded getaway! This fascinating two-tours-in-one outing features both magnificent landscapes and blockbuster scenes from some 200 movies filmed across the Monterey Peninsula.

Contact: Doug Lumsden

800-343-6437 (O)

Big Sur Guides & Hiking

P.O. Box 322, Big Sur, California 93920

For 50 years we've been sharing the beauty of Big Sur with people from all over the world. We offer a taste of everything Big Sur while exploring old growth redwoods, mountain streams, ocean coves and trails. Let us show You the Beauty of Big Sur!

Contact: Stephen Copeland

831-594-1742 (O)

ARKlady – AdvenTOURess

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Diana L. Guerrero

831-256-4275 (O)

Big Sur Tours and More

Big Sur, CA

Contact: Dave Engelberg

831-241-2526 (O)


Monterey Day Spa

Monterey, CA

Contact: Carey Ruiz

831-373-2273 (O)

Spa Aiyana

Carmel, CA

Contact: Tracy Hernandez

831-626-2586 (O)

Wine Tasting

Lalla Grill

Monterey, CA

Contact: On Duty Manager

831-324-4632 (O)

Night Heron Winery

Monterey, CA

Contact: Kathy Panetta

831-601-0730 (C)

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