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Monterey, CA

Monterey offers a host of historic attractions from Cannery Row to the famed Monterey Aquarium. This incredible sliver of oceanfront offers an amazing bounty of things to do, with marine, floral and vine-fresh delights to savor. Whether you're looking for calm or noisy beachside fun, the Monterey Peninsula has it in buckets. The town of Carmel is around the corner and boasts pure white beaches, and a variety of charming boutiques and restaurants.

Typical Route

Monterey is a short 30 minute flight from Palo Alto. Before departing, call the Monterey Jet Center to request a courtesy car for your arrival. If not available, taxi, bus and limo services will be available. From Palo Alto, request a direct southbound departure to Monterey. Climbe to cruise altitude and enjoy the sights along the Santa Cruz mountains as you fly direct to the Monterey Peninsula.

Upon arrival, head to the Monterey Bay Acquarium for a half day of underwater observation. In the afternoon, drive to Carmel to relish the quaint atmosphere and beaches of this coastal town.

for the return trip, you'll need to talk to clearance delivery, ground, tower and ATC. You'll likely be vectored out over the ocean, giving you spectacular views of Monterey. Proceed direct to Palo Alto or as desired.


  • Depart KPAO 08:00; Land KMRY 08:30;
  • Depart KMRY 17:00; Land KPAO 17:30;