ACTIVITIES TO DO IN PACIFIC GROVE & MONTEREY CA

While staying with us, you have quick access to all that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer, while remaining tucked away in the quiet charm of America’s Last Hometown. Within walking distance, you can:

Monarch Butterflies

Visit the Monarch Butterfly Grove and Sanctuary; where thousand of Monarchs congregate during their annual southerly migration from October through March.

Pacific Grove's Shoreline

Enjoy the fresh sea air and ocean view as you stroll the 1/4 mile to Pacific Grove’s treasured shoreline and walking path. You will find an enchanting mix of rocky shores and small secluded beaches – perfect for romantic picnics or family outings with a beach all to yourself.

Downtown Pacific Grove

Stroll into downtown Pacific Grove, just a half-mile away, for a guaranteed enjoyable dining and shopping experience. You will find many award-winning restaurants and cafes sprinkled amidst mom ‘n’ pop antique and variety shops, art galleries and more. 

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Located at the ocean’s edge on historic Cannery Row, The Monterey Bay Aquarium inspires conservation of the ocean while providing breathtaking views of many different species of sealife, including live kelp beds.

Asilomar State Beach

Asilomar State Beach is a state park unit of California, USA, providing public access to rocky coast and dune habitat on the Monterey Peninsula. 

MONTEREY PENINSULA Activities For Everyone

If you find yourself feeling a bit more adventerous and would like to venture outside of Pacific Grove while staying with us, there are many beautiful options for you to enjoy. A few of our favorites include: 

Big Sur, California

Bordered to the east by the Santa Lucia Mountains and the west by the Pacific Ocean, it’s traversed by narrow, 2-lane State Route 1, known for winding turns, seaside cliffs and views of the often-misty coastline. The sparsely populated region has numerous state parks for hiking, camping and beachcombing.

San Francisco

Known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. The Financial District’s Transamerica Pyramid is its most distinctive skyscraper. In the bay sits Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prison.

Hearst Castle

Hearst Castle is a National Historic Landmark and California Historical Landmark mansion. Designed by architect Julia Morgan, it was a residence for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst between 1919 and 1947.

Mystery Spot - Santa Cruz

The Mystery Spot is a gravitational anomaly located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California. Within the Mystery Spot you will be stunned as your perceptions of the laws of physics and gravity are questioned.

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The Olympia Lodge
1140 Lighthouse Avenue,
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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