Just a short drive from the Pacific Ocean, the Salinas area enjoys a coastal climate that's close to ideal. Nicknamed the "Salad Bowl of the World," the Salinas Valley is an agricultural powerhouse, producing 80% of the nation's vegetables. The city of Salinas has an emerging arts scene led by the First Fridays Art Walk -- a free monthly event celebrating art, music, dance, literature, and more. The Salinas Sports Complex is a major stop on the professional rodeo circuit if you're into sports. It is also home to football games, soccer games, motor events, concerts, and festivals. Settle in Salinas and see why the city motto is "rich in land, rich in values."
Nestled near the Pacific Ocean, Salinas boasts a coastal climate and agricultural prominence as the "Salad Bowl of the World." Discover its emerging art scene with the First Fridays Art Walk and enjoy sports at the Salinas Sports Complex. Experience the richness of land and values in Salinas.