Shopping? Who doesn’t love to shop? In fact, no one would reject an opportunity like shopping. You can easily see shopping love in any women’s eyes. Though, they have a heap of clothes still their hunger for buying every new stuff can be never satisfied. Anyway, if you thinks to plan a Monterey trip only around a festival to purchase quality-full stuff then you’re wrong. Because there are so many famous and fun attractions and shopping markets that are open all the year round.
There are vast amount of shopping options for you such as Old Monterey Farmer’s Market, Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro or Cannery Row Antique Mall for some delicious seafood and scenic views. Also, you can take a drive along the stunning coastline and look for whales. There are so many attractive places in Monterey that it can be hard for you to pick just one! For deep information, you should visit monterey attractions and get an idea about the different places. Monterey County’s shopping scene is full of offers and extraordinary surprises, starting from fine arts to locally owned boutiques and everything else in between. Let’s explore top 5 shopping places to make your experience easy.
Places To Visit In Monterey
- Old Monterey Farmer’s Market : There is largest crowd of people in Monterey County during summer which attracts more than 10,000 locals and tourists at the same place. You can travel the world in just three blocks, finding art and crafts, handmade jewelry, furniture, international food, clothing, flowers, pastries and many others. The vendors over there come from all over California, from Salinas and Watsonville, to Fresno and Sacramento, to sell certified and organic certified products. Art and craft vendors come from around the world, to sell treasures from Africa, Colombia, Mexico, Russia, Japan, and China to name a few.
- Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro: A taste of Monterey’s aim is to present, promote and highlight the wines of Monterey county through education, tasting rooms and special events. Balanced with the tourist scene, the wine tasting room has long showcased Monterey wines and now there are mouth-watering foods to go with the drinks. Here, the menu is packed with local stars like Monterey crab dip with Castroville artichokes, the ATOM salad with baker’s bacon and Schoch Farm cheese, pig wizard fennel sausage on flatbread accompanied with foraged mushrooms and yes, of course, roasted Gilroy garlic in the baked baby brie with Watsonville berry preserves.
- Cannery Row Antique Mall: If you like to shop around for antiques then Pacific Grove and Monterey are the best places to do so. You can spend your lot of time at Cannery Row Antique Mall. This mall is the largest antique mall on the central California coast with over 140 antiques and collectibles dealers at this mall in Monterey Bay. Free parking for customers and fine dining within strolling distance. You can browse through two floors of unique antiques and collectibles in the heart of cannery row.
- Character Sports Bar & Grill: Characters sports Bar & Grill is located on the corner of Calle principle and franklin street in Downtown Monterey. Characters feature 40-inch flat screen HDTV’s, free wireless internet access and a Wii game system. They carry all the major sports packages including NFL Ticket, ESPN game plan, ESPN full court as well as most satellite sports channels like Big ten network. A character serves a full menu daily including appetizers, salads, soups, desserts and full kids menu. You can easily enjoy your late night at charters sports bar & grill.
At last, this guest blog helps you in connecting with the places that you aren’t aware of and making a plan to visit. I remember one phrase, let me share with you, “blind and unknown both are equal”. I mean, if you don’t have any idea about the place that you plan to visit then you can be compared to blind people. So, don’t be blind, open your eyes, read the post and justify your journey. Grasp knowledge & collect memories!