Lots of Things to Do and See!
From San Francisco's Golden Gate to the Monterey Bay, your base at The Garlic Farm is near to many attractions and events. Click on the links below to find out more about the many things to do and see in our area.
Bonfante Gardens Family Theme Park, Gilroy —
Theme park featuring kiddie rides, unique garden exhibits, and restaurants.
Cannery Row, Monterey
Historic district with seafood flavor. Includes fisherman's wharf, shops, restaurants.
Gilroy Historical Museum, Gilroy — (408) 848-0470
Offers historical exhibits on Gilroy and the surrounding south Santa Clara Valley.
Goldsmith Flower Fields, Gilroy — (408) 847-7333
Visitors are welcome to view the "Field of Dreams" and the gardens are open for viewing seven days a week during daylight hours.
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey — (831) 648-4860 The magnificent aquarium with hands on exhibits, childrens areas, vast displays of ocean life is perched on Monterey Bay in Cannery Row.
Roaring Camp Railroad, Felton — (831) 335-4484
Authentic steam train ride and logging encampment at Felton, near Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz —
Historic beach attraction with rollercoaster, arcade, amusement rides.
Winchester Mystery House, San Jose — (408) 247-2000
Historic victorian complex offers tours of quirky construction and ghosts!
Gilroy Garlic Festival — (408) 842-1625
Gilroy's unique annual food and gift festival features everything garlic. From garlic ice cream to chili. Musical entertainment, shopping, crafts, children's activities. (Late July, call the Garlic Festival Association for information.)
Gilroy Premium Outlets — (408) 842-3729
Great deals at your choice of 145 outlet stores for fabulous name brand products
Garlic World — (800) 537-6122
A combination of fruit stand and specialty gift shop specializing in... Garlic!
For more shopping ideas visit the Gilroy Convention and Visitor's bureau's shopping page: Gilroy Shopping
Carmel-by-the-Sea — (800) 550-4333
Scenic region with upscale shops and restaurants, and a California Mission
Gilroy Visitors Bureau — (408) 842-6436
Visitors and travel information for the Gilroy area.
Gilroy Chamber of Commerce — (408) 842-6437
Extensive information on businesses in Gilroy, restaurants, and chamber membership benefits.
Monterey Convention and Visitors Bureau —
Extensive travel, attractions, and events information in the City of Monterey and nearby towns.
Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association — (831) 375-9400
Official web site includes maps, lists of wineries and vineyards, and events as well.
Pebble Beach Company
Golf and Resort information, tournaments and events calendar for this exclusive resort area.
San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau —
Official visitors information web site for "everybody's favorite city", San Francisco.
San Jose Convention Bureau — (408) 295-9600
Official visitors information web site for the greater San Jose Area
San Juan Bautista
California mission town and historic park.
Eagle Ridge Golf Course and Country Club
Gavilan Family Golf Course
Gilroy Golf Course
Pebble Beach Resorts
San Juan Oaks
Ridgemark Golf and Country Club
For a complete listing of area golf courses visit the Gilroy Visitors Bureau site at http://www.gilroyvisitor.org/golf.asp