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Local Seaside Explore

Enjoy Seaside and Monterey


Travelers to Seaside and the California central coast have an almost limitless number of options to enjoy stunning scenery and miles of pristine white-sand beaches.

Del Monte Beach, Monterey County Fairgrounds, and Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course are all within 3 miles of Gateway Lodge Seaside.

In addition, top Monterey attractions such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, 17-Mile Drive, the Wharf, and upscale boutique boutiques are also within a short drive.

17-Mile Drive

7.8 miles

This famous drive passes through many popular spots, including seals basking on the beach and pelicans perching on rocky cliffs.

Cannery Row

3.1 miles

Cannery Row is the ideal place to soak up the culture and beauty of Monterey Bay with enticing restaurants, captivating boutiques, and more.

Eolian Dunes Preserve

0.4 miles

The Dunes are a great open space to walk and take in the amazing views of the bay.

Fisherman’s Wharf

3 miles

Enjoy indoor and outdoor dining, shopping, bay cruises, fun family attractions, museums, and amazing outdoor activities!

Lovers Point

4.2 miles

This park can be used for picnicking, fishing, swimming, water sports, surfing, and more!

Monterey Bay Aquarium

3.3 miles

From sea otters to seaweeds, this aquarium’s unique oceanfront location and timeless galleries bring the wonders of the ocean to life for visitors.

Monterey Bay

13.9 miles

Monterey Bay is famed around the globe for its abundance of marine wildlife and uber-fresh seafood.

Pebble Beach Golf Links

6.9 miles

Enjoy the round of a lifetime at Pebble Beach, unanimously rated the No. 1 Public Course in the Country.

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 

5.2 miles

Checkout this raceway, it is a paved road racing track in central California used for both auto racing and motorcycle racing.

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

9 miles

This park has often been called the “crown jewel of the California State Park System” and “the greatest meeting of land and water in the world.” Visit this beautiful natural reserve to see it yourself!