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“A great place to visit”

Old Fisherman's Wharf
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$65.25*
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
Ranked #8 of 105 things to do in Monterey
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Owner description: Gift shops and stores fill this part of town.
Sonoma, California
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“A great place to visit”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

When in Monterey, this is a great place to visit. There are many places to eat, buy suvenirs or go on whale watching trips. It is also one of the few places to get out over the water. Parking is $1 per half hour or .50/ half hour for handicapped parking. A nice way to while away two or more hours.

Visited July 2013
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Manteca, California
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“Free Clam Chowder”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

If you're on a budget and love clam chowder, all you have to do is try a sample from each of the restaurants at the wharf. It reminds me of getting free samples of Costco, only it's all Clam Chowder. Love it!

Visited June 2013
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Bakersfield, California
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“Nice view of the harbor”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

The wharf has many tempting restaurants, gift shops, and galleries. The view from the end of the wharf included the harbor and some seals. It was windy. Can sign up for boat tours. Not a good place for someone gluten free to find safe snacks.

Visited June 2013
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Los Angeles, California
Level 2 Contributor
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“chill”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

enjoyed walking on the pier, had some good fish and chips, enjoyed all the clam chowder samples, nice shops, no complaints.

Visited May 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Small yet relaxing”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

It's really small. There are many fisherman wharfs out there on the coastline. However, it's cute. I love how there's a trail that you can hike along the coast. Just get some clam chowder to go and relax at one of the picnic tables off the trail and enjoy the seals sun bathing. The seals interact with you for a bit too. They stare at you and if you make noises, they will look up at you. All in all, it was a relaxing experience.

Visited June 2013
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