Science Saturday at Northridge, beach clean up, story time, and an indoor campout. There's a lot of fun planned for Monterey County families this coming week. Read more

Family Fun

Families in Monterey County have a multitude of options for summer camp. From academic to sports, there is a great choice for every child. Be sure to check individual camp websites or call for the most up to date information. We verified information Read more


Monterey County hikers

Halfpoint - Fotolia

Summer is here and that means vacation and longer days with family and friends. The smells of BBQ and fireworks are in the air. Here are nine local destinations where your family can enjoy some outdoor time and a great walk! Read more

Family Fun

When it comes to family fun, swimming is always a great choice. Here are some local family-friendly pools where you can take the kids this summer. Read more

Family Fun

After months of planning and work, the first issue of Monterey Bay Parent magazine is a reality. The print issues are being delivered Wednesday and Thursday throughout Monterey and Santa Cruz counties. Read more

Family Fun

If you're on the hunt for fresh fruit, vegetables, and home baked goodies, check out a farmers' market. Monterey County has some excellent markets–here are out favorites! Read more


  • Monterey Wharf

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    Monterey Wharf

    A panoramic view of The Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf pier in California.