With its picturesque charm and colorful history, Cannery Row captivates visitors from all over the world. The unique appeal of this fabled street is what makes Cannery Row the most popular vacation destination on California’s Central Coast. With luxurious waterfront hotels, enticing restaurants and captivating boutiques, Cannery Row is the ideal place to soak up the culture and beauty of Monterey Bay. John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row captured life on Cannery Row during its industrial heyday, but the story began long before canneries lined the famous street. The history of the Row is a fascinating tale, from Native American, Chinese and European settlement, through the boom and bust of the fishing, whaling and sardine industries, to restoration and re-development. Past and present influence the architecture, cuisine and attractions as Cannery Row continues to celebrate the unshakable spirit on which it was founded. The breathtaking coastline of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is the backdrop for every Cannery Row experience. Parking is never a problem and everything is within walking distance. Plan your next ocean front vacation at CanneryRow.com.