Monterey is located approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) northwest of Charlottesville and about 140 miles (225 kilometers) west of Washington, the United States of America's capital.
You don't have to limit your sightseeing to the points of interest in Monterey because the entire region has been endowed with plenty of fascinating cultural and natural attractions. Roughly 18 miles (29 kilometers) away is Cass. Set aside a day here to visit the Cass Railroad Museum and Cass Scenic Railroad.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east of Monterey is Harrisonburg, a regional city which is home to James Madison University, Rockingham Fairgrounds and Masanutten Ski Resort. Grand Caverns and Explore More Discovery Museum are also worth a visit before heading back to Monterey.
Shenandoah Valley offers a range of laid-back activities. Why not spend some time picnicking or bird watching and feel your worries drift away.
The closest major airport, Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, is located in Weyers Cave, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east of Monterey, so take that into account when planning your vacation.