02.22.07 | Stage 4 Start
City Web Site
The City of Seaside is a wonderfully diverse and active community of 35,000 on the beautiful Monterey Bay on the Central Coast of California, approximately 115 miles south of San Francisco. With a mild climate year-round, Seaside is the perfect setting for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can experience outstanding recreation, as well as international dining and spectacular views of the Monterey Bay in a family–friendly environment. As home to California State University, Monterey Bay, and the Monterey College of Law, the City of Seaside is also an important part of the Monterey Peninsula's world–class educational community. Its ideal location on the Monterey Bay allows Seaside visitors easy access to all that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer, including exceptional beaches, thrilling sporting events, quaint shops, world-renowned restaurants, and an abundance of recreational opportunities, including a wide variety of road and mountain biking choices. You can have it all in Seaside…Where the sun shines on the Monterey Bay.
"The City of Seaside is honored to partner with the Tour of California. We welcome riders and spectators from all over the world to enjoy our community's hospitality and the natural beauty of our location on the Monterey Bay. This is an ideal opportunity to share Seaside with a national and international audience."
Mayor of Seaside
Refuel & Relax
Brought to you by the California Travel & Tourism Commission and
Grab & GoCarmel Valley Coffee Roasting Company
There’s always a few bikes parked outside this local hot spot in the Crossroads Shopping Center (Highway 1 and Rio Road). Pick up a steaming cuppa mud, pastries that include strudel, brownies, and cookies, or soup and a sandwich; then grab a patio seat.
246 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel
831/626-8784 | Website
Relax & RechargeNepenthe
Lounge on the terrace and survey the view from the edge of the continent as you sip a Chardonnay, munch a broiled swordfish sandwich, or dig into pumpkin spice cake. The dramatic cliff-side restaurant has lured poets, artists, and travelers for more than 50 years.
Highway 1, Big Sur
831/667-2345 | Website