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“fascinating social & political history of the Monterey area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Original Monterey Walking Tours

The Original Monterey Walking Tours
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Monterey Original Walking Tours
Ranked #11 of 42 Tours in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The best way to see Monterey is up close and on foot with the Original Monterey Walking Tours. Our tours are informative, entertaining and fun for all ages. See why our Cannery Row Walking Tours and Historic Monterey Walking Tours have earned us the tripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence five years in a row.. Join a scheduled tour or book a private tour for your group.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children
Llangollen, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“fascinating social & political history of the Monterey area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Tom brings the Monterey area history to life on this fascinating walking tour of old Monterey. He brings a wealth of knowledge and ties together the people and events through the Spanish, Mexican, and American occupation of the region.

Visited September 2013
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Santa Ana, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great info!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

We have visited Monterey many, many times, and have even gone on other tours. We really enjoyed this one because he told us things we didn't already know, and saw buildings we had never seen before. Tom, our guide, was excellent, and chose to show us many different types of buildings.

Visited July 2013
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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Informative and interesting tour guide”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

The Monterey tour was great. The guide, Tom, was very informative and brings with a historical flavor to the tour. He is entertaining and has an uplifting spirit to the tour. He will take your questions throughout the 2 hours. Highly recommend.

Visited July 2013
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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Unforgettable!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

This was one of the most interesting and thorough tours I've ever had the pleasure of taking! I'm not a huge Steinbeck scholar and was only vaguely familiar with his work. However, our wonderful guide made Cannery Row come to life. Just could not have been better! I had to drag my husband and he ended up loving it as much as I did. If you like history and getting a local perspective- don't miss this tour.

Visited May 2013
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“Excellent historical overview of Monterey Bay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

My wife and I had a great morning walking the streets of Monterey with Tom. We learned a lot, and the tour was a perfect length. Tom gave us a good recommendation for lunch as well, at the Sandbar. This tour should definitely be on your list of things to do in Monterey.

Visited June 2013
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