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Salinas, California, is tucked a few miles inland from Monterey Bay’s southern coast. Hometown of American author John Steinback, Salinas... plays an important role in several novels. Visitors can still tour sights from the author’s life in Monterey County and can have lunch at Steinbeck’s childhood home, which has since become a popular restaurant. Beyond its literary history, Salinas has a rich outdoor culture. Hiking and bike trails are easily accessible at Fort Ord, and the nearby Pacific coast allows for surfing and beach day activities. Food and wine play an integral role in the Monterey Bay region and Salinas has several intriguing tasting rooms lining the picturesque River Road. Pinot noirs, cabernets and chardonnays are stand-out varieties in the coastal Salinas Valley. Summer festivals pack the region’s calendar, many highlighting the area’s renowned wine culture. Drizly can deliver robust reds and buttery whites right to your door in Salinas, so you can swirl your glass and enjoy the valley’s ocean breeze!