- TripBuzz discovered 85 different types of activities for couples in the Monterey area, including Whale Watching Tours (like Monterey Bay Whale Watch), Walking Trails (like Waterfront), Theaters (like The Paper Wing Theatre Company) and Piers & Boardwalks (like Old Fisherman's Wharf), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 172 date ideas in or near Monterey, California, including 134 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Carmel, Salinas, Pacific Grove and Seaside.
Along with breathtaking views, the Waterfront provides a great place to take nature walks or enjoy watching sea creatures such as seals and whales. With access to the beach, you can also get you feet wet or catch a bite at an oceanfront restaurant.
Coast Guard Pier offers some stunning views of the ocean and a close glimpse of marine life such as sea lions, gulls and otters. It has a beautiful sandy beach with picnic tables and a small restaurant. On weekends, one can also watch scuba divers performing their drills.
The only independent theater company in Monterey, Paper Wing Theater Company is a popular local theater offering a variety of live performances ranging from Shakespeare's classics to the witty humor of 'Nine-to-Five' and much more.
Charter cruise company Bella Monterey Bay is a highly-rated charter tour provider. The most popular package is the romantic evening sailing cruise. Adventurous sailing excursions are also available aboard the company's 47-foot sailing vessel
Monterey Bay is a great place to feel close to nature. Its beautiful sandy beaches, clean waters and regular sightings of marine life in their natural habitat, make the Bay a popular tourist attraction. There are also many seafood restaurants and local shops nearby.