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What's Salinas Like?

Salinas is a family-friendly place known for its restaurants. Nature lovers visiting Salinas can explore top areas like Monterey Bay. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Salinas?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Salinas and the surrounding area:

  • • 3 5-star accommodations from USD 188 per night
  • • 36 4-star accommodations from USD 116 per night
  • • 84 3-star accommodations from USD 69 per night
  • • 78 2-star accommodations from USD 45 per night

How to Get to Salinas

Flights to Salinas

  • • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from central Salinas
  • • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from central Salinas
  • • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), 19.4 mi (31.3 km) from central Salinas

Things to See and Do in Salinas

What to See in Salinas

  • • Monterey Bay
  • • Steinbeck House
  • • First Mayor's House
  • • California Rodeo Grounds
  • • Salinas Sports Complex

Things to Do in Salinas

  • • National Steinbeck Center
  • • Aguila Cultural Center
  • • Salinas Valley Model Railroad Museum
  • • Salinas Fairways Golf Course
  • • Boronda Adobe History Center

Other Popular Salinas Attractions

  • • The Farm
  • • Northridge Mall
  • • Toro County Park
  • • Marina State Beach

When Is the Best Time to Visit Salinas?

  • • Hottest months: September, October, August, July (average 73°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, November (average 40°F)
  • • Rainiest months: January, February, March, and December (average 2.81 inches of rainfall)