Visitors & Gateway Center - Soledad, CA

Located in the heart of downtown Soledad, a stop here will  help you maximize your travel and tourism opportunities throughout the 90-mile long Salinas Valley. You’ll find free brochures and maps, colorful exhibits and videos depicting the agricultural bounty of the Valley.

The compact building is wall-to-wall highlights of local attractions complete with a small-scale representation of Pinnacles National Park, Spanish arches inset with information on local California missions, photographs depicting the Valley’s agricultural history, a tour map to local wineries and, since it’s in the heart of Steinbeck Country, details on literary giant John Steinbeck, plus pick up a Literary Trail Map and follow in the footsteps of his characters.

There’s free wi-fi and internet, a pet area, clean restrooms and great parking.

The Center is  accessible via northbound and southbound exit ramps from U.S. 101. It is open Thursday to Monday from 9 am to 5 pm. Located at 502 Front Street, Soledad. Call 831-204-7208 for information or visit our Facebook page.

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