Things to Do when You Stay at Seven Gables Inn B&B
Nearby Scenic Attractions & Calendar of Events
17-MILE DRIVE: This world-renowned drive along the Pacific Ocean to Pebble Beach and Carmel begins at the doorstep of Seven Gables Inn luxury hotel.
CANNERY ROW and the MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM: Made famous by John Steinbeck's novels, Cannery Row is only a 5-minute drive or a short walk along our waterfront hike-and-bike path. Cannery Row boasts the world-acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium, famous restaurants and shops.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA: It's only a 10-minute drive from the Seven Gables Inn hotel to this renowned quaint village known as Carmel by the Sea, and to the historic Carmel Mission Basilica.
BIG SUR, CA and POINT LOBOS, CA: These areas on spectacular Pacific Coast Highway 1 comprise some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. You can picnic and return to the Seven Gables Inn the same day. Click here for details and more info
OLD FISHERMAN'S WHARF: Begin and end the walking tour of Monterey CA's historic Spanish-era adobes at Fisherman's Wharf. See the Custom House, California's First Theater, Larkin House, R.L. Stevenson House, and much more!
WORLD-FAMOUS GOLF COURSES: Pebble Beach, Spyglass, Spanish Bay and many others are only minutes away from the Seven Gables Inn hotel.
LOVER'S POINT BEACH: The largest of the many sheltered, white-sand beaches is less than a minute’s walk from Seven Gables Inn and hotel.
NATURE'S SHOWCASE: From your window at the Seven Gables Inn, enjoy the migration of the gray whales (October through March), the antics of frolicking sea otters and the ever-changing variety of sea life (year round). See the Monarch butterflies, one of the few migrating insects, as they winter here.
POINT PINOS LIGHTHOUSE: 98 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
831-648-3116. This is only a 5-minute drive from Seven Gables Inn hotel.
Start out going west on Ocean View Blvd. toward Grand Ave. for 0.1 mile.
Turn right to stay on Ocean View Blvd. for 1.3 mile. Turn left onto Asilomar Ave./ Asilomar Blvd. Continue to follow Asilomar Ave. for 0.2 miles until you reach 98 Asilomar Blvd.
PACIFIC GROVE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce is a great source of information about the history, sights and events in "Butterfly Town U.S.A."
MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM
Seven Gables Inn hotel in Pacific Grove carries admission tickets for the Monterey Bay Aquarium! Purchase your ticket at the Seven Gables Inn and there is no need to stand in line when you arrive at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you’re looking for a hotel near Monterey Bay Aquarium, Seven Gables Inn is the answer.
SPECIAL EVENTS IN THE MONTEREY BAY AREA
AT&T CELEBRITY PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT
The famed Celebrity ProAm Golf Tournament in Pebble Beach features the best professional players teamed with world-renowned celebrities. The Celebrity Pro Am Golf Tournament in Pebble Beach takes place in February of each year, a short distance from the Seven Gables Inn hotel.
PACIFIC GROVE GOOD OLD DAYS CELEBRATION
A fun celebration of a bygone era complete with parades, arts and crafts faire, food booths and Police Motorcycle Competition. The Pacific Grove Good Old Days Celebration takes place in early April each year.
MONTEREY WINE FESTIVAL AND AUCTION
The Monterey Wine Festival and Auction in the Monterey Bay area is the biggest and most celebrated wine festival in the country, featuring wines from major as well as small wineries, held in April each year.
LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY
The Laguna Seca Raceway in Pacific Grove is a world-class racetrack featuring the best in automobile, motorcycle and bicycle racing. Races are scheduled April through October.
FEAST OF LANTERNS CELEBRATION
A week-long celebration of the founding of Pacific Grove, CA ending with the Feast of Lanterns Pageant featuring lantern-lit boats and fireworks. The Feast of Lanterns Celebration in Pacific Grove, CA takes place during the latter part of July.
A classical music lovers delight. The Bach Festival of Pacific Grove is celebrated each year starting in July in the village of Carmel, California, a short distance from the Seven Gables Inn B&B.
CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE CLASSIC CAR SHOW
This prestigious classic car event held each August at the Lodge in Pebble Beach, California is located not far from Seven Gables Inn luxury hotel. The Concourse d’Elegance Classic Car Show is held in conjunction with Historic Automobile Races and several well-attended auto auction events.
NATIONAL STEINBECK CENTER
Visit the National Steinbeck Center to experience a journey through John Steinbeck's world, where literature jumps off the printed page and into your imagination. Located in the heart of Salinas, CA the world-renowned National Steinbeck Center is a short 30-minute drive from Seven Gables Inn hotel in Pacific Grove.
Join the celebration of the return of the Monarch butterflies on their annual migration to Pacific Grove, CA. The downtown Pacific Grove parade showcases school children and marching bands for the event. The Pacific Grove Butterfly Parade takes place the first part of October each year.
VICTORIAN HOME TOUR
Held in conjunction with the Butterfly Parade, the Victorian Home Tour includes visits inside private Victorian homes and historic public buildings. The Pacific Grove Victorian Home Tour Takes place the first part of October each year.
CHRISTMAS AT THE INNS & HOTELS IN PACIFIC GROVE, CA
Many of the Pacific Grove hotels and inns are decorated for the holidays and are available for touring--and Seven Gables Inn luxury hotel is no exception. This wonderful Christmas holiday event is held in the first part of December each year.