Monterey Things to Do

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    Me and my grandfather in 1965
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    Cannery Row - abandonned in the 60s
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  • 26. Bay

    Olld pictures of Monterey Bay taken 23 years ago mixed with new pictures. The monterey bay is surrounded by the coastal communities in and around Monterey County and Santa Cruz Counties and the...

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  • 27. Sea Lions

    The best place to see a lot of sea lions resting on the beach is at the Hopkins Marine Station, which is just steps away from the Monterey Aquarium. If you leave the aquarium and go west, away from...

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  • 28. Moss Landing

    About half way between Monterey and Santa Cruz, the Salinas River creates a wetland that has research facilities, a fishing village, and a couple of great fish restaurants. See my Moss Landing Pages...

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  • 29. Fish Market

    On Municipal Wharf you'll find the fish market. The fish here is so fresh, you can watch the fishermen hose off the boats in the late morning. The market is open to individuals and wholesale buyers,...

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  • 30. Monterey Greek Festival

    Every year during the Labor day long weekend the St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church of Salinas holds it's Greek Festival. Located at Custom House PLaza, right next to Fisherman's Wharf is a...

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  • 31. Monarch Butterflies Sanctuary

    From November to March of each year millions of Monarch Butterflies over winter in this little place, often perched in huge clusters high up the eucalyptus or Monterey pine trees. When the weather is...

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  • 32. Asilomar State Beach

    If you’re seeking out a beach near Monterey, I suggest Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove just outside Monterey. The beach is narrow and stretches for about 1 mile down the coast. If you’re a...

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  • 33. Farmer's Market

    Every Tuesday from 4pm to 7pm (8pm in the summer months) you can check out the Old Monterey Farmers Market on Alvarado St in downtown Monterey. Local farmers bring plenty of produce to choose from and...

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