King City offers many recreational areas for both residents and visitors to the city. The King City Public Golf Course has a nine-hole course with driving range and clubhouse. The King City Park and Recreation Center has two swimming pools, a diving pool, a wading pool, a water slide, a playground with BBQ facilities, a recreation building and meeting room, three indoor racquetball courts, tennis courts and newly built San Antonio Community Park. For wine enthusiast there are several local wineries.
King City is located in Monterey County north of San Luis Obispo between Soledad and Paso Robles along US Highway 101 near Lake San Antonio and the Pacific Ocean.
King City is part of the Salinas, California metro area.