Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

Monterey is a historic waterfront city located on California's central Pacific coast.  The city's temperate climate provides ideal conditions for year-round outdoor activities, including kayaking, sailing, whale watching, scuba diving, and surfing. Discover and explore fascinating exhibits at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a world-renowned aquarium, or take a stroll or bike ride along the coastline's Recreation Trail. 

Cannery Row, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, and the Museum of Monterey provide opportunities to learn more about the area's history and culture.  Known for its contemporary art and photography collections, the Monterey Museum of Art offers a wonderful array of magnificent paintings and photography.  

Visit Fisherman's Wharf to enjoy some of Monterey's finest seafood or browse through its gift and candy shops. 

Drive along Pebble Beach's 17-mile drive for a view of Monterey's beautiful coastline or enjoy a round of golf at one of the greatest public golf courses. 

Monterey's Visitor Center provides detailed information about all activities that the city offers.  It is located at 401 Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA 93940 and is open daily from 9am-5pm, Sundays 10am-4pm.

Click here to see the entertaining events at the Monterey Museum of Art.