Salinas is a town full of history, agriculture, culture and family fun. Once home to renowned author John Steinbeck, this beautiful California town is a great destination for lovers of nature and outdoor activities. Whether you are looking for an adventure or just some time away to relax, there's something for you in town. Check out these must-see attractions, all within a short distance from our Salinas hotels:
Fans of the great American author John Steinbeck will love how Salinas celebrates his life and works. Take a tour of his childhood house, then head to the National Steinbeck Center, where you'll find a wealth of Steinbeck-related artifacts.
The kids will love a visit to The Farm, which is full of fun demonstrations and educational activities, including a chance to pick your own vegetables. Once you enjoy your visit with the farm animals, check out over 100 exotic animals at Wild Things zoo. If you want to try horseback riding, anyone of any age or skill level can head to the Monterey Bay Equestrian Center. If you're in the mood to hit the links, play a relaxing round of golf at the nine-hole Twin Creeks Golf Course.
Whether you come to Salinas for a pit stop or a quiet getaway, be sure to stay with us at Choice Hotels. You'll get the rest you need to tackle yet another action-packed day.
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