"There's Always Something To Do In
Salinas!" according to John Steinbeck.
Suggested itineraries you can print or just study for your visit to
Salinas put together by local experts. The rich history of
the "Salad Bowl of the World" will inspire you to explore historic sites
and museums, as well as our many certified farmer's markets and
world-class wineries. Our interactive maps promise to guide you on a
tour of the many murals, WPA-era artworks, and other public art you
will want to visit during your stay.
Destination Salinas offers a variety of guided tours for individuals
and any size group. Historic & Steinbeck walking
tours, as well as wine tasting & agricultural tours are
available upon request. Please contact us for more
information: Tour Info.
Art treasures and secret pleasures in
Steinbeck Country. Whether you want to explore the rich
history, view art, tour a museum, or just take a scenic drive, we have
suggestions to please everyone. Wine taste along River Road,
see how the Spanish Missionaries lived, explore nature with a hike in
the Pinnacles National Park, then cozy up in a secluded bed
& breakfast with fruit from one of our many Certified Farmers'
Markets. Check out the interactive Market and Wine Map for more
Salinas is rich in history, and interesting discoveries appear around
every corner. This interactive map and listing of historic
sites in Salinas and environs provides a comprehensive listing
including tidbits of historic information. This printable
maps holds everything you need to know to explore the rich history of
Salinas and the Valley.
Salinas History Tour
self-guided walking tour you can take using your cell phone.
Art & Mural Map
Follow this interactive map to find the art of
Claes Oldenburg and other unexpected art treasures around the
area. Local, visionary, and world-famous artists are
represented through fascinating artworks in Salinas. The map chronicles
the creation, historic significance, and meaning behind the artworks of
& Wine Tasting Map
- Check out the interactive Market and Wine Map to
find out where to buy the freshest local produce and meet the farmers
who grew it. Then partake of our incredible wines, the best
grapes come from California in Monterey County's Salinas Valley, and
you'll understand why once you taste our award-winning wines.
Read the SF Chronicle story about the River Road Wine Trail!