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Salinas Welcome Center

Salinas Welcome Center
Open 7 days a week 9:00am - 5:00pm

Welcome to the Spectacular Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay Region!

The CWC is located in Salinas in the Westridge Shopping Center on Highway 101 at the Laurel Drive exit. Amenities include easy off-highway access, clean restrooms, handicap access, nearby restaurants and accommodations, pet store, RV parking and nearby dump station. 

Salinas is the seat for Monterey County. It is located on California’s Central Coast in between the Santa Lucia and Gabilan mountain ranges; 17 miles inland from Monterey, 303 miles north of Los Angeles and 106 miles south of San Francisco. The area has a Mediterranean climate with average temperatures of 68 degrees year round and cool afternoon ocean breezes. The annual rainfall averages 14.14 inches which is concentrated from November to March. The Indian summer takes place in September and October with temperatures reaching an all-time high of 85 degrees.

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Dec 2014
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