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Monterey Bay

Address: Monterey, CA
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Ranked #1 of 44 Attractions in Monterey
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking, Fishing, Whale watching
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United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 NEW

Absolutely stunning views and the seals are a bonus. Very, very popular tourist destination. Seeing the waves crashing against the rocky shore shouldn't be missed. There is a lot of shopping in the area if that's your thing. There are also a lot of restaurants with beautiful vistas. Spectacular!

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Love this place!! Parking at times a challenge but all in all a beautiful place.... : ) A place that has something for everyone and many historic sights.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Took a bus trip from San Francisco and arrived on a beautiful day at Monterey Bay. A small town by the sea with a very large well known aquarium and the famous cannery row of what used to be sardine canning factories but are now posh hotels and shops. Very clean town with a small marina and the obligatory sea... More

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Visalia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Monterey is one of our favorite beach getaway destinations. We like to go to the Old Fisherman's Wharf to check out all the little shops and try the clam chowder samples being offered outside the restaurants that are all competing for your business. We also took a whale watching tour on a 100 foot boat once and it was really... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I picked up some lunch and ate on a trail bench with ocean views. Also did a race along the bay. Harbor seals are along the bay. Lots of whale watching tours.

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Brisbane
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56 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Seals everywhere and extremely diverse and interesting shoreline. Great to walk along so allow plenty of time to do it justice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The water,fresh ocean air,sea lion. The aquarium, cannery row.eating. Outside enjoying the view...we liked everything, also !NewYears eve and New Years. Day

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

For the last 25 years Monterey is where my husband and I love to go by ourselves,we are raising grand kids so we the the to Santa Cruz, six flags, Pacifica.. My Grandaughter loves the ocean....

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Humpbacks, risso & Pacific white sided dolphins, California & Steller sea lions, otters and lots of birds to see.

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San Jacinto, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I really have nothing more to say than what a wonderful place to sit with my wife with a cup of coffee and view this wonderful view God made.

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