THINGS TO DO IN THE CENTRAL COAST
Few places in the world can rival the quality and diversity of the Central Coast’s activities and attractions. Its beaches range from sun-drenched favorites for surfing to wild and remote stretches ideal for long walks. With all of its state and national parks, the Central Coast lets you escape into natural areas for bicycling, hiking, bird watching, and fishing. The region offers world-class attractions, including Hearst Castle and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, as well as beautiful hidden spots beloved by locals. Shoppers will find both quaint streets in historic downtowns lined by boutiques and galleries and big outlet centers where you’re guaranteed to find bargains.