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Visit Monterey

Monterey County offers iconic California experiences, with a little something special for everyone, just waiting to be enjoyed. Experience the top road trip in the United States as you wind along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline on Highway One. Book an oceanview hotel on the beach, and then explore the shops and attractions of iconic Cannery Row. Sip handcrafted wines at tucked-away tasting rooms where the winemaker might just be the person pouring. Learn everything about this inspirational area with SeeMonterey.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

One of the world’s leading aquariums and most respected in North America, the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium inspires conservation of the ocean. It is an innovator in living exhibits, public programs and social media–engaging nearly two million visitors a year and millions more around the world. It is a leader in science education, creating programs for young people and the adults who guide them as it nurtures a new generation of science-literate, conservation-minded young people to tackle the environmental challenges of the 21st century.

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Old Fisherman’s Wharf

Old Fisherman’s Wharf in downtown Monterey should be on the “must-do” list of every visitor to the area. This is a great place to take in the sights, sounds and smells of Monterey.

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Take A Cruise

From the scenic 17-Mile Drive to the breathtaking views in Big Sur and along the Pacific Coast Highway, there is no better place to cruise along in a classic car. Monterey Touring Vehicles allows visitors to revive their adventure with a fleet of classic and vintage cars for rent to truly complete the experience.

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Cannery Row

With its picturesque charm and colorful history, Cannery Row captivates visitors from all over the world. The unique appeal of this fabled street is what makes Cannery Row the most popular vacation destination on California’s Central Coast. With luxurious waterfront hotels, enticing restaurants and captivating boutiques, Cannery Row is the ideal place to soak up the culture and beauty of Monterey Bay.

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Carmel-By-The-Sea

Few places in the world can match the beauty and quaintness of Carmel-by-the-Sea where you can explore art galleries, restaurants, shops and the waves of the sea.

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Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove, California has a classic Main Street, USA feel. With one of the oldest continually operating lighthouses in the country and a classic 1932 golf course partially designed by Jack Neville, Pacific Grove holds many old-fashioned charms.