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Monterey to Gilroy drive

2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets

Monterey to Gilroy road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Monterey to Gilroy. If you're planning a road trip to Gilroy, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Monterey and Gilroy. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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11:00 am  start in Monterey
drive for about 17 minutes

11:17 am  Marina
eat at Passionfish
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:17 pm
drive for about 12 minutes

12:29 pm  California 1
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:29 pm
drive for about 32 minutes

2:00 pm  Hilton Garden Inn Gilroy
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:00 pm
drive for about 7 minutes

3:07 pm  arrive in Gilroy

driving ≈ 1 hour

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Monterey, California.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Marina  (2 answers)
    Monterey Bay Aquarium  (41 mentions)
    Cannery Row  (4 mentions)
    Lovers Point Park  (4 mentions)
    Old Fisherman's Wharf  (3 mentions)
    Lallapalooza  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Marina:
        Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant
        Old Fisherman's Grotto
        Phil's Fish Market & Eatery
        Restaurant 1833
    hotels around Marina:
        Seven Gables Inn
        Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
California 1  (4 mentions)
Hilton Garden Inn Gilroy

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Gilroy, California.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Gilroy?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Gilroy Premium Outlets  (3 mentions)
Gilroy Gardens  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Gilroy.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Gilroy to Monterey drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Monterey to Gilroy. Or get a full Monterey to Gilroy flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Monterey well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Monterey!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 41 miles
driving time of 47 minutes
166 Monterey travel answers
2 Marina travel answers
4 Gilroy travel answers

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