3 days in Monterey & Paso Robles Itinerary

3 days in Monterey & Paso Robles Itinerary

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Monterey
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Paso Robles
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Monterey

— 1 night
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): cruise along 17-Mile Drive, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then hike along Partington Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Monterey day trip tool.

Los Angeles to Monterey is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, Monterey is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Paso Robles

— 1 night

Paso

A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
On the 28th (Sun), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then learn about winemaking at J Dusi Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paso Robles tour planner.

Getting from Monterey to Paso Robles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Monterey in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Paso Robles, with lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Wineries · Tours