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Arriving in Monterey

Monterey is a city that is situated along the Pacific Coast in Central California. Airfare to Monterey will touch you down at the Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) which is located 9 miles from the downtown area, and offers passengers various amenities, such as ground transportation, several food options, as well as Wi-Fi Internet.

Ground transportation at MRY include six rental care companies, a taxi service and public transit. Upon picking up your baggage, transportation can be arranged for pickup at the airport. Monterey Salinas Transit (MST) provides various routes to and from the Monterey area as well to the surrounding neighborhoods and towns.

Getting Around in Monterey

Monterey is the quintessential coastal getaway. There are two main highways that come into Monterey County: Highway 1 and 101. By renting a vehicle, visitors can take a ride up the famous Highway 1 along the Big Sur coastline between San Fransisco and Los Angles. Highway 101 runs down the valley and throughout California. With 99 miles of coastline to explore, take cheap flights to Monterey so that you can enjoy amazing drives packed with many things to see, do and eat. From restaurants to grabbing a surf lesson, the Highway 1 drive is more than worth it.

Main Attractions in Monterey

Monterey flights arrive in awesome surroundings. From the amazing Monterey Bay Aquarium to the 17 mile Drive, Monterey offers endless possibilities for everyone. Whether it is your first time experiencing the Monterey bay area or your fifth, you will always find things to do when you come. Other attractions that always deserve a repeat visit are whale watching, strolling Cannery Row, and the Monterey Museum of Art. It is okay if you don't get to see it all because you'll have an excuse to come back.

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife in Monterey

Flights to Monterey will bring you to a world class destination that has the perfect weather for shopping, dining by the water, and dancing in the sand. Cannery Row is packed with specialty shops, galleries and antiques. Officially renamed in 1958, this stretch of road is a vacation hot spot. For good food that comes with a memorable setting, visit Old Fisherman's Wharf. Here you will find restaurants like Crabby Jim's where you can have fresh seafood while watching sea lions bask in the sun. When the sun drowns itself in the Pacific and dinner is done, venture out to Doc Rickett's Night Club or the Mission Ranch for dancing, drinks, and fun. Whether you spend your vacation relaxing or going on adventures, this little corner of California will leave you with big memories.

Several popular airlines fly into Monterey Peninsula Airport, including

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  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (Monterey, CA)
    • Right now, 16 airlines operate out of Monterey Peninsula Airport.
    • Monterey Peninsula Airport offers nonstop flights to 6 cities.
    • Every week, at least 322 domestic flights and 0 international flights depart from Monterey Peninsula Airport.

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