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The spectacular spot where fabled 17-Mile Drive meets scenic Highway One, our home is the destination of visitors from around the world. Native beauty and historic sights greet us at every turn. The Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, the world-class Monterey Aquarium, the renowned vineyards of Carmel Valley—these make up our everyday landscape.

We’re literally surrounded by California history and lore—infamous Cannery Row, legendary Pebble Beach, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. The world-class golf courses in the vicinity cannot be counted on one hand.

The area is teeming with artists, unique shopping, museums, and parks. And to satisfy curious minds, numerous community colleges and California State University at Monterey Bay are nearby.