The region's most convenient runway, at the Monterey Peninsula Airport (tel. 831/648-7000;, is 3 miles east of Monterey on Hwy. 68. American Eagle, Northwest, United, and US Airways run daily flights into and out of Monterey. Many nearby hotels offer free airport shuttle service. If you take a taxi, it will cost about $14 to $20 to get to a peninsula hotel. Several national car-rental companies have airport locations, including Dollar (tel. 800/800-3665; and Hertz (tel. 800/654-3131;

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.