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Address: Monterey, CA
Activities: Fishing, Whale watching, Kayaking
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Monterey Bay has everything that we enjoy during a vacation--sun, ocean, beaches, historic sites, and so many wonderful things to do and see. Whale watching tours, glass-bottom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Davis, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Monterey Bay has everything that we enjoy during a vacation--sun, ocean, beaches, historic sites, and so many wonderful things to do and see. Whale watching tours, glass-bottom boats, the famous Aquarium, long walks, amazing dining, and so much else.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Lots of scenery at every turn, in the old days you would have run out of film, but you will need a big SD card! . Lots to see, the vistas are wonderful.

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is certainly a view worth experiencing. If visiting anywhere near the area, do put this on your to do list. Take the 17-mile car trip at Carmel as well.

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Northern Califonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The bay is beautiful, and there are many points from which to view it. You can walk a path beside it for miles, or bike the same path. You can drive and find many places to pull over. It's lovely, romantic, etc.

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Stopped here on a drive down the pacific coast highway with my sister and brother in law, and I loved it. I do love the sea and sea otters in particular and this is the place to see them. Plenty of sports to try from the pier, we went whale watching and found a large pod of humpbacks, hired a... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Along Highway 1 is our favorite drive in California. It is fantastic and so much to explore and see. The 29 Mile Drive is gorgeous. The Golf Courses are amazing even with deer coming through. The Monterey Aquarium is wonderful. We always stay at the Spindrift Inn one our of favorite hotels. We love the entire areea

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fabulous, we truely enjoyed the day. Run don't walk, you will enjoy totally .we walked around, we ate crabs, we took photos in a booth like we were 40 years younger.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A leisurely drive along the coast will have you stoping at all available locations. For something a little tougher you could always try a bike ride.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I did this as a Monterey Bay/Carmel tour, the drive down from SF was GORGEOUS. If you have a spare day for a day trip I highly recommend either doing the tour or drive down Highway 1 yourself to see this coastal beauty. Also, make sure to continue on from Monterey to Pebble Beach/Pacific Grove, natural beauty at its finest!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, lots of opportunity for outdoor activity - kayaking is awesome, bike trails, nice drives, nice to walk around, views from lots of bars and restaurants, quaint

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Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey

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