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1.   Friendly, helpful Park Rangers and Volunteers!
2  . Incredible views at your campsite and  all over the peninsula

3.  The Amazing Mazda Raceway

4.  15 minutes to Carmel, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove and Salinas
5.   25 stunning golf courses within an hour
6.   Fisherman's Wharf, Cannery Row, Carmel Mission, Pebble Beach
7.   Quiet! (unless you're there during race times)
8.   A great pla...
One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901
Open every day from 10am-5pm

The Center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

One of the "must see" things to do on the Monterey Peninsula is to visit the beautiful National Steinbeck Center in Salinas. 

Cannery Row in Monterey is also a place where Steinbeck left his mark and is another must see stop while you're here.


John Steinbeck, most known for writing the books, ...