Small Towns Overview
Small towns on the Central Coast include coastal communities, inland wine regions and lively college towns. Rent a boat at the Capitola Wharf and set out on your own tour. See a diver's perspective of Monterey sea life without getting wet at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Perfect your game at the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Resort in Carmel. Escape to nature on the secluded Big Sur coast. Soak in mineral spring water while sipping local wine at Paso Robles. Walk the seaside boardwalk on Moonstone Beach in the romantic town of Cambria. Board a submarine in Morro Bay for a below the surface glimpse of sea life. Join the vibrant nightlife in the college towns of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. Try on wooden shoes in the Danish town of Solvang. From thriving beach communities to rolling hills covered with vineyards, you'll find all of the cool towns on the Central Coast listed on this page.