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Salinas was the birthplace of Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning author John Steinbeck and the setting for many of his novels. A statue of the man who wrote such classics as “The Grapes of Wrath” and “East of Eden” stands on the lawn of the John Steinbeck Library, 350 Lincoln Ave.; phone (831) 758-7311. Steinbeck is buried in Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 850 Abbott St.; phone (831) 422-6417.
The vast quantities and varieties of vegetables and fruits grown in the Salinas Valley are responsible for the nickname “Salad Bowl of the World.”

InfoOffice
Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce 119 E. Alisal St. Salinas, CA 93901. Phone:(831)751-7725

Shopping
The anchor stores at Northridge Mall, US 101 at Boronda Road and N. Main Street, are JCPenney, Macy's and Sears.

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Jose Eusebio Boronda Adobe
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Salinas
523 Work St. Salinas, CA 93901
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Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel
175 Kern St. Salinas, CA 93905
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Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey
17225 El Rancho Way. Salinas, CA 93907
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Residence Inn by Marriott Salinas Monterey
17215 El Rancho Way. Salinas, CA 93907
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