Posts in Destinations
Satisfy Your Caffeine Cravings at These 6 Monterey Bay Cafes

We all have that craving for a good coffee every so often, but not all of us think Starbucks makes the best in the business! Although Monterey is known more for our food than our coffee, and even though we already covered seven other coffee shops in downtown, we thought we’d stretch it across the bay a little and show you what else you can find!

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Take Advantage of Being a Monterey Bay Local at These 8 Places
Get a Taste of Ghostly Flavor at These 6 Haunted Monterey Bay Locations

There’s a time and place to be scared, and October brings out everyone’s desire for the strange and unexplained. If you love Halloween and some good ghost stories, what better place to enjoy some haunted history than the famous Monterey Bay? A lot of people — including those who have lived here all their lives — haven’t the faintest idea what the history of the bay is like, nor about the ghosts said to hang around the streets after dark. While it would take a book the size of a dictionary to discuss every ghostly sighting in Monterey’s 250-year history, in preparation of our upcoming Haunted Monterey Food Tour, we wanted to highlight a few places (especially some we’re not physically visiting) that are said to occasionally go bump in the night.

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8 Businesses That Offer Military Discounts in the Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay has a rich history with our military. From the use of Fort Ord as an Army base from World War II to the mid 90s, to the Naval Postgraduate School located on the historic Hotel Del Monte property, and the Defense Language Institute on the Presidio overlooking the bay, it’s only fitting that local businesses offer discounts to our active duty service members. Here’s a few of our favorite choices.

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6 Dynamite Happy Hours That Showcase Monterey Bay's Hospitality Industry

The happiest of hours in the Monterey Bay tend to fall between 3pm-7pm, and happy hour hunters are always on the lookout for the best hangouts to celebrate. Fortunately, the staff of the Monterey Bay Food Tours (and our friends) are part of that squad, so let’s kick back with a drink and have a chat over some appetizers for a minute. If you’re on the lookout for a great spot to hang at the end of a long day (or the beginning of a long night,) here are six dynamite locations that prove why the food scene in Monterey is so unforgettable.

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7 Dog-Friendly Patios in Monterey Bay

Those who own and take care of man’s best four-legged friend can usually agree on one thing: Sometimes it’s hard to find dog-friendly places to hang out! Fortunately, for those living in or visiting the Monterey Bay, we’re a pretty dog-friendly community with almost too many options to choose from! If you’re on the hunt for food, wine, beer, or even ice cream, here’s a few notable dog-friendly locations you should totally check out!

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