Coastal Climate, Distinctive Culture
The Salinas Valley offers a unique combination of coastal climate, natural resources, and diverse people. Agriculture dominates the area economy, but manufacturing also has a strong presence. The city of Salinas proudly hosts major events like the California Rodeo, the California International Airshow, and the world famous Steinbeck Festival. Nearby, explore the scenic Monterey Peninsula, the area's historic missions, or the world-class wineries of South Monterey County.