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Visitors Information Centers



Visitor Information Centers


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There are three main Visitors Centers in the county, as well as smaller satellite centers in Salinas and King City.

In Monterey, the Center at Lake El Estero (pictured above) is perhaps the busiest, handling hotel reservations for hundreds of visitors every week. The Center at the Maritime Museum is located in the historic Custom House Plaza, directly across from the entrance to Fisherman’s Wharf. A fountain dominates the Plaza, which in turn is surrounded by fragrant gardens connecting the old adobes in the State Historic Park. It is open from 10am to 5pm daily. Tours depart from 10am to 4pm. The Crossroads Center is tucked in a quiet and sunny alley in the Crossroads Shopping Center: staff here are a great reference authority about Carmel, the Carmel Valley, and Big Sur.


Visitor Information Centers Chambers
of Commerce

Maritime Museum Visitors Center
5 Custom House Plaza Plaza (Near Fisherman's Wharf)
Monterey
831-649-1770 Fax: 831-648-5373
Toll free: 888-221-1010
831-372-2708 ext 21
Hours: 10am-5pm

Monterey Visitors Center
Lake El Estero at Franklin & Camino El Estero
Monterey
831-649-1770 Fax: 831-648-5373
Toll free: 888-221-1010
Hours: April through October: 9am-6pm, Monday-Saturday; 9am-5pm on Sunday
November through March: 9am-5pm, Monday-Saturday; 10am-4pm on Sunday

Monterey County Visitors Center
Crossroads Shopping Center (off Highway One and Rio Road in Carmel)
137 Crossroads Blvd
Carmel 93923
831-626-1424 Fax: 831-626-1426
Toll free: 888-221-1010
Hours: 10am-5pm, Monday-Saturday; 11am-4pm Sunday;
July, August and September, 10am-6pm

Salinas Visitors Center
119 East Alisal
Salinas 93902
831-424-7611 Fax 831-424-8639
Hours: 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday; 9am-3pm on Saturday; Closed on Sunday

King City Visitors Center
San Lorenzo Park
1160 Broadway St
King City 93930
831-385-1484
Hours: 10am-4pm, Monday-Sunday

Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
PO Box 1770
150 Olivier Street
Monterey 93942-1770
831-657-6400 Administrative Offices
Fax 831-648-5373
Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm

Big Sur
831-667-2100
www.bigsurcalifornia.org

Carmel Business Association
831-624-2522
www.carmelcalifornia.org

Carmel Valley
831-659-4000
www.carmelvalleychamber.com

Gonzales
831-675-9019
www.gonzales-ca.com

Greenfield
831-674-3222

King City
831-385-3814
www.kingcitychamber.com

Marina
831-384-9155
www.marinachamber.com

Monterey Peninsula
831-648-5360
www.mpcc.com

Moss Landing
831-633-4501
www.monterey-bay.net/ML

Pacific Grove
831-373-3304
www.pacificgrove.org

Prundedale
831-663-0965
www.prunedale.org

Salinas Valley
831-424-7611
www.salinaschamber.com

Sand City/Seaside
831-394-6301
www.seaside-sandcity.com

Soledad-Mission
831-678-2278







Important Numbers
Emergency: 911
Police, Fire, Emergency and Coast Guard
Emergency Medical
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
831-624-5311

Doctors on Duty-Medical Clinic
831-372-6700 649-0770

Monterey Bay Urgent Care
831-372-CARE (2273)

Natividad Medical Center
831-755-4111

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
831-757-4333
AAA
831-373-3021
Currency Exchange
Travel Unlimited
484 Lighthouse
Monterey
831-657-4740
Pet Care
Casa De Amigos Animal Hospital
715 Foam St
Monterey
831-373-0482
Weather
831-656-1725
Wildlife Rescue
831-373-2631