It might not be the first place you think of when travelling to California, but Monterey Bay and its surrounding areas offer so much than you’d expect. Here are 21 pictures that will make you want to drop everything and head out West.
The area has been thrust into the limelight thanks to the multi-Emmy nominated HBO show Big Little Lies. We’ll be taking a closer look at how the series was influenced by Monterey, but for now, let’s get our wanderlust on…
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The map above highlights the varied terrain that the area can lay claim to. By American standards, it’s a relatively small location and is easily commutable by road. The airport is well-placed and connected to all the major cities that have regular international flights to and from Europe, as well as beyond.
Big Little Lies is released on Blu-ray and DVD from 31 July, courtesy of HBO Home Entertainment