Monterey, CA, November 29, 2018 – SeeMonterey.com has launched their winter campaign and sweepstakes, “Winter Wonderland.”Monterey County, on California’s Central Coast, is a wonderland unlike any other during the winter season. While manydestinations are inundatedby ice and snow – Monterey Country serves up mild weather—ideal for hiking, biking, wine sipping and golf teeing. From fertile valleys toscenic seaside cliffs, craft breweries toaward winning wineries and everything in between, visitors can get outdoors and make the most of the season in Monterey County.
Now through February 28, 2019, travelers can enter to win a winter escape for twoto Monterey County at www.SeeMonterey.com/Winter. The coveted prize package includes a two-night stayat the nautical themed Captain’s Inn in Moss Landing. While staying in the quaint fishing village, the lucky winner will experience Monterey County’s Serengeti of the Sea during whale watching on the Monterey Bay with Sanctuary Cruises and will be treated to a delectable dinner of sustainable seafood and local produce at the Haute Enchilada Social Club and Gallery. Next, the winner and a guest will spend a day exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of historic Cannery Row in Monterey. They can spend the morning among the fishes at the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, experience pure fun at the Monterey Mirror Maze & Lazer Challenge and get back out on the bay with a kayak rental from Monterey Bay Kayaks. After all of that activity it's time to slow down and savor a hot fudge sundae at Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop, followed by a unique wine blending session at The Wine Experience. The winter retreat will conclude with a dinner to remember at Fandango Restaurant in Pacific Grove.
The Winter Wonderland Sweepstakes runs through February 28, 2019. To enter the sweepstakes and learn more visit www.SeeMonterey.com/Winter
Jessica Lessard, Monterey County CVB
(831) 657-6413; JLessard@SeeMonterey.com
About Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau (MCCVB) is a 501c6 organization that drives tourism for Monterey County. Tourism is the largest industry on the Monterey Peninsula and the second largest in the County. The MCCVB is a partnership of the hospitality community and local governments that aims to drive business growth through compelling marketing and targeted sales initiatives that maximize the benefits of tourism to our guests, members and the community. Travel spending in Monterey County was $2.85 billion in 2017, representing a 3.5 percent increase from 2016. This $2.85 billion in visitor spending supported 24,990 jobs, contributed $255 million in total taxes and generated $127 million local tax dollars that directly benefited the community.
Marci Bracco Cain
Salinas, CA 93901