Located along the central coast of California, the City of Seaside sits with the sparkling Monterey Bay at its doorstep and spectacular scenery at every turn, making the community a quintessential picture postcard.

City Features

People visit Seaside for many reasons: beautiful beaches, convenience to the historical Monterey Peninsula and of course breathtaking views; people stay in Seaside because of the superb quality of life that we have to offer. Seaside has all the conveniences of a modern, commercial center without the hustle and bustle of big city life. Our family-friendly community draws visitors here from all walks of life, making the tapestry of our City as diverse as it is progressive.


Our convenient location gives visitors an opportunity to experience all of the amenities that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer…from wine tasting to whale watching…and everything in between. Explore the breathtaking beauty and abundant sea life of the Monterey Bay by kayaking, sailing, scuba diving and parasailing. For land lovers, there’s world-class golf at the immaculate Bayonet and Blackhorse Courses, eclectic restaurants and abundant shopping….or if you prefer, just take a stroll down to the pristine Seaside Beach and wiggle your toes in the sand.

City Parks

Seaside boasts an array of public parks which offer recreational trails, athletic fields, a wildlife habitat and community activities most weekends. Seaside also plays host to several exciting world-class events throughout the year including the renowned Blues in the Park free summer concert series featuring electrifying performances by top name jazz and blues artists amidst the natural beauty of Laguna Grande Park.


With plenty to do outdoors, convenient shopping, eclectic dining, welcoming accommodations and outstanding views of the Monterey Bay, it’s easy to see why almost 33,000 residents choose to call Seaside home.

Come for a visit…or stay for a lifetime - Seaside has it all!

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View of the City and the Mountains
Map of Seaside