S.F. Bay Area
Monterey and Area Attractions
— "Butterfly Town USA"
— Lovers Point Beach & Park
— Monarch Butterflies
— Museum of Natural History
— Pacific Grove Golf Course
— Pinos Point Lighthouse
Pacific Grove is located on the northern most tip of the Monterey
Peninsula — just a short drive from Cannery
Row, in downtown Monterey.
The scenic Pacific Grove area is home
sandy beaches, parks, coastal walking and biking trails, a golf
course overlooking Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean, a natural
history museum, the oldest continuously-operating
lighthouse on the West Coast and a Monarch Butterfly Habitat
Pacific Grove Attractions
Fun Pacific Grove attractions include:
Butterfly Sanctuary is a "must-see" for butterfly lovers.
Scenic 17-Mile Drive
Tour the famous 17-Mile Drive — its
scenic "coastal" route hugs the rocky coastline between Carmel
and Pacific Grove — offering
some of the best views on the planet.
Home to the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary,
Pacific Grove has come to be known as "Butterfly Town USA."
Annual Butterfly Parade
Each October since 1939, Pacific Grove
celebrates the arrival of the Monarch Butterflies with a welcome "Butterfly
On the first Saturday of every
October, children and their teachers from the Pacific Grove School
District, dress in winged costumes and parade through town to
celebrate the return of the Monarch Butterflies. Fun for the
Note: The people of Pacific Grove take their
Monarch Butterflies very seriously — there's even a 1939
city ordinance authorizing a $1,000 fine for "hurting a butterfly
in any way."
Plush White Teddy Bear
Kids White T-Shirt
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