9 days in Gilroy & Monterey Itinerary

9 days in Gilroy & Monterey Itinerary

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Gilroy
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 6 nights

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Gilroy

Gilroy ©
Gilroy is a city located in Northern California's Santa Clara County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park and then kick back and relax at Capitola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Guglielmo Winery, admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and then stroll through New Brighton State Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gilroy online sightseeing planner.

Monterey to Gilroy is an approximately 1-hour car ride. When traveling from Monterey in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gilroy: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Gilroy

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Capitola Beach ©
Capitola Beach
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
New Brighton State Beach ©
New Brighton State Beach

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nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Cannery Row. Visit Asilomar State Beach and Pfeiffer State Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monterey: National Steinbeck Center (in Salinas), Mission San Juan Bautista (in San Juan Bautista) and Big Sur (Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park & McWay Falls). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Stevenson House, and admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Monterey online holiday planner.

You can drive from Gilroy to Monterey in an hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gilroy in May: highs in Monterey hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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