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Monterey Bay

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Address: Monterey, CA
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US$89.00*
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Monterey Bay Sunset Appetizer Cruise
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US$135.00*
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Santa Cruz Helicopter Tour from Watsonville
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour

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Road trip must see

We were on a 17 day California road trip. From Monterey, which is very cool, you can easily also see Carmel and Big Sur. Plan enough time and see it all. This Ohio boy loved it.

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copley
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on a 17 day California road trip. From Monterey, which is very cool, you can easily also see Carmel and Big Sur. Plan enough time and see it all. This Ohio boy loved it.

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Lincoln, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food in the area is very good and the aquarium for its size is about the best we have been to. The grandkids love it. hanging out at the beach its a great place for kids to swim and explore the rocks

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Thank Dale W
Chesterhill, Ohio
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cypress trees and beautiful colors in the water make this coastline one of a kind. A must see if you're coming to visit California!

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Thank jm0ntan0
Manchester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very picturesque and a place you could say "I could live here". A homely feel and friendly people add to this stunning ly attractive place by the sea, where you can watch the wildlife and soak up the tranquility

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Thank DaveB3656
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely area to just stroll along or hop in the car and just cruise around. Spotted so much wildilfe - seals, otters etc....Very beautiful and peaceful.

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Thank 241denisea
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

People travel worldwide to paint, photograph, and write about the amazing central California coast. It is one of the most beautiful places to be behold. Our family is blessed to have grown up close enough to make this a regular vacation spot. Bring the camera. Don't forget the binoculars. You may want to kayak early in the morning. You may... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful does not describe this pristine coastline. Yes there are many attractions in Monterey, but kick back, put the top down and cruise this coast. Look for whales, jumping seals or seals poking up looking at you. Lots of protected wildlife has allowed for all of us to enjoy at this natural habitat of many animals both sea and land.... More 

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Thank Ruth D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a couple of days after a work conference and stayed in Monterey instead of San Francisco. Great option. Much less crowded. Many good restaurants and shopping options. Even went to Carmel for a retail experience. Consider it.

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Thank David T
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258 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely place wish we had more time here. Lots to do and see. Easy to walk to all the main places. There is free city wifi. Hope to come back some day

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Thank James A
Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean place to spend the day, good walking paths round the town. Seals and sea otters down at fishermans wharf

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