The best tours of Historic Monterey are up close and on foot with the Original Monterey Walking Tours.


Make The Original Monterey Walking Tours part of your Monterey experience – named to the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame!



Calendar & Reservations

As our tours are outdoors and we can easily maintain social distance, we believe the risk of spreading or catching COVID is relatively low. At the same time, tour guides and tour directors regularly come into contact with hundreds of people, of all ages, from all parts of the country and the world. Accordingly, we will be wearing masks to protect you and – regardless of vaccination status – request you wear a mask to protect those around you.

The best tours of historic Monterey are up close and on foot with the Original Monterey Walking Tours.

Explore the sites and secrets of historic Monterey,  up close and on foot with the Original Monterey Walking Tours – a highly rated experience that’s informative, entertaining and fun for all ages.

Our historic Monterey walking tours take you from the modern era back in time  – from the Spanish explorers to California statehood – visiting historic buildings and hidden gardens and learning why Monterey is the “Cradle of California”.

  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 , 2017 and 2018 - 8 years in a row!



Calendar & Reservations


Ask about discounts for pre-arranged groups of 10 or more.

We are always delighted to arrange tours on request. Contact us for custom walking tours, private tours or step-on services around our historic and scenic region.

The Original Monterey Walking Tours

Member, MCCVB    City of Monterey Business License #1003005