This pint-size picturesque park in the heart of Pacific Grove offers up plenty of outdoor fun, with easy access to ocean waves that are idea for swimming, surfing, kayaking and more. Travelers can rent bikes and cruise along the coastal drive where urban landscapes meat salty sea. Visitors can pack a picnic lunch and relax on stretches of sandy beach or break into a sweat at one of the popular beach volleyball courts. There’s a children’s swimming pool to keep the little ones happy and a lush green lawn is perfect for a game of Frisbee or unwinding in the shade of one of the park’s towering trees.
Lovers Point Park is located at Ocean View Boulevard and 17th Street, just north of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, near the Asilomar State Marine Reserve.