Pacific Grove is known for its Victorian homes, Asilomar State Beach, and its artistic legacy and is also known as the “Butterfly Town U.S.A.” for the annual migration of the Monarch butterflies. The city is endowed with more historical houses per capita than anywhere else in California. Seventy-five percent of the homes in Pacific Grove are considered historical.
The city is also known as the location of the Point Pinos Lighthouse, the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast. The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and Pacific Grove Art Center are located in the historic downtown.Wikipedia