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Veterans Day: Monterey County tips for Veterans Day weekend

Even when it requires being apart from their children and other loved ones, military service personnel respond when called. We appreciate all who serve with honor in the U.S. military!

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Nov 9-11, 2019 honoring of Veterans Day
California State Parks’ Nov 11, 2019 honoring of Veterans Day
Monterey-Salinas Transit Nov 11, 2019 schedule changes
More tips below, plus a sampling of related posts on this site
Click here for “Military role models show: Unnecessary use of fossil fuels is fuelish!”

Tips for Bicycling Monterey County

Check Bicycling Monterey’s master bike calendar for biking and bike-related happenings open to the public!

Exploring the county? Besides Tips for Bicycling Monterey County, a 20-section guide, there are 700 posts and pages of original content—including thousands of original photos—on this site.

Among those are special tips for bicycling to HER Helmet Thursdays locations as well as other local attractions, such as beacheswineries, and sustainable seafood dining spots.

The Tips for Bicycling Monterey County guide includes the following info especially helpful to visitors:

Lodging, camping, and showers for day visitors:

Autumn activities

Besides the biking happenings on Bicycling Monterey’s bike calendar, also consider pedaling to other activities, events, and attractions. Find them via…

Local news sources

Voices of Monterey Bay is nonprofit, multicultural news source launched by veteran local journalists Mary Duan, Joe Livernois, and Julie Reynolds Martinez in October 2017.

The solar-powered, local, independent Monterey County Weekly is the largest circulation newspaper in the county. It comes out late Wednesday nights and is available free at newsstands, on the Weekly’s website, and in a mobile edition. Check their calendar listings.

Monterey County Herald is the daily, a Digital First paper.

Gannett publishes the Salinas Californian and the weekly Off 68, along with the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol

The above have online as well as print editions.

Additional Monterey County Visitor Information

The Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s See Monterey website is helpful, and their provides timely MCCVB tips.


Weather updates:


For general questions about biking in Monterey County, contact Bicycling Monterey.

Down Memory Lane

Back on Veterans Day 2012, active-duty military and veterans were among those who greeted U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, here to celebrate the opening of Monterey-Salinas Transit’s new rapid transit linesClick here for details and a gallery of photos.

Above: Vera Noghera on Veterans Day 2012 at the bike rack of a new MST Jazz bus.

This post was published on 11 November 2012. One or more changes last made to this post on 10 November 2019.

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