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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
"Pick up your 2-seater Sea Car at the Portola Hotel & Spa just a 5-minute walk from Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. Simple to drive and park this zany scooter car allows you to zip around downtown streets and out to the coast to cruise along one of the most scenic drives in the United States. You can follow a designated itinerary or make up your own adventure.The 1-hour narrated tour Fisherman’s Wharf Cannery Row and Lovers Point park and beach. Enjoy sweeping ocean vistas through the convertible’s open top and soak up views of the harbor. You'll see sand dunes
From $65.00
 
Monterey Bay Sunset Sailing Cruise With Unlimited Wine and Beer
"We are home to one of the most bio-diverse bio-dense ecosystems on the continent. On every charter you will be enjoying a large variety of mammals and exotic birds. This makes Monterey Bay one of North America's premier cruising destinations in any season of the the year.""""Our most-popular and romantic cruise without hors d’oeuvres. Sail alongside otters sea lions
From $75.00
 
Monterey Bay Sunset Appetizer Cruise
"On this 2-hour romantic sunset sailing adventure you will cruise about 13-14 miles whiling eating delicious appetizers. You captain will serve you brie cheese sliced pear red grapes and stone ground crackers and spicy red pepper humus and whole wheat pita. Make sure to watch out for marine mammals as you will sail alongside otters sea lions porpoise
From $89.00

More Local Customs in Monterey

Pebble Beach Fridge Magnets

again, as everyone knows, I like to collect fridge or refrigerator magnets on all of the places that I visit whether local or international and going to monterey is no exception. you can have a...
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machomikemd
May 05, 2012

Pebble Beach Shot Glasses

not only do i collect assorted fridge magnets of my local and international travels but i also collect shot glasses which I sometimes use to take a shot of tequila heheh (thank you patron!) and here...
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machomikemd
May 05, 2012

Monterey Shot Glasses

not only do i collect assorted fridge magnets of my local and international travels but i also collect shot glasses which I sometimes use to take a shot of tequila heheh (thank you patron!) and here...
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machomikemd
May 05, 2012

Monterey Fridge Magnets

again, as everyone knows, I like to collect fridge or refrigerator magnets on all of the places that I visit whether local or international and going to monterey is no exception. you can have a...
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machomikemd
May 05, 2012

Sand City's West End Celebration

Sand City's West End Celebration is one of the smaller local festivals and one that is attended mainly by locals. At the same time, it is one of the more fun local events and certainly worth a trip...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011

Seaside's Japanese Obon Festival

The Japanese Obon Festival is an annual event held at the Monterey Buddhist Temple in Seaside. The small festival is held in and around a beautiful temple, and it offers a variety of simple Japanese...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Monterey Greek Fesitval

Another summer weekend, another festival in Monterey. While the Greek Festival grabs what is probably the best weekend of the year--Labor Day's three-day weekend--it was a pretty standard celebration...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011

Our Favorite Local Bands

Stun Gun Jones, A Band of Ninjas, and The Money Band are our three favorite local rock bands in Monterey. They play frequently in downtown Monterey at the Mucky Duck and the Brit, but you might also...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011

Cherry's Jubilee

I have no idea who or what a cherry is other than a small red fruit with a hard pit. Even the cherry's jubilee website doesn't seem to tell me who "Cherry" is nor why he seems to be so jubilant each...
Ewingjr98
Sep 08, 2008

Watsonville's Strawberry Festival

The Monterey Strawberry Festival in Watsonville is an annual event to celebrate the region's bountiful strawberry crop. California produces some 88 percent of the nation's strawberries, and in Santa...
Ewingjr98
Aug 08, 2008

Monterey SummerFest at Custom House Plaza

One of the many summer events in downtown Monterey's Custom House Plaza is the annual SummerFest art and craft fair. This small event is held in late June each summer (21-22 June in 2008). The...
Ewingjr98
Jun 25, 2008

Monterey-PG lighted boat parade

The boat parade, called “Brighten the Harbor,” takes place on a Sunday evening in the middle of December (in 2007 it was on December 16th). the parade is sponsored by the Monterey Peninsula Yacht...
Ewingjr98
Jun 21, 2008

Monterey Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival

Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival is one of Monterey's oddest events of the hundreds that take place here each year. Using much of the Monterey Conference Center in the Portola Plaza Hotel, the...
Ewingjr98
Jun 21, 2008

California's Annual Turkish Festival

The annual California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival is held each year at Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey next to Fishermans Wharf. Admission is free and you are treated to an array of...
Ewingjr98
Jun 05, 2008

Top Hotels in Monterey

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400 Cannery Row, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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750 Cannery Row, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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2221 North Fremont St, near Della Vine Avenue, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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242 Cannery Row, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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487 Foam Street, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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Top Things to Do in Monterey

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17 Mile Drive

If anyone found a Olympus camera on 17 mile drive actually closer to Lovers Point near the pink flowers that are in bloom please respond on this.site, pictures are non replaceable, the camera is I'm...
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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Whale watching is quite the past time for locals in the Monterrey area. There have been a record number of humpback whales spotted in Monterey Bay this fall. From the back deck of the Aquarium guests...
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Cannery Row

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail runs along what use to be old Southern Pacific railroad tracks that serviced Cannery Row. Lots of folks including ourselves walking along and enjoying the sights...
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Fisherman's Wharf

This is located to the right of the Old Fisherman's Pier. The plaque reads: We dedicate this monument, The Fisherman, by Artist Jesse Corsaut, to those who made a living from the riches of the sea,...
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Carmel

On June 3, 1770, after a year of journey Fr. Serra, gathered by the Monterey Bay to witness a formal ceremony of the erection of the Holy cross that would mark the establishment of the second mission,...
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Downtown

Also known as San Carlos Cathedral, this church, built in 1794, was originally used for the soldiers stationed at the Presidio. Today its still a functioning church but is not associated with the...
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Top 5 Monterey Writers

Ewingjr98

"Watching the Sunset in Monterey..."
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Lhenne1

"City by the Sea"
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Yaqui

"Monterey, Ca~"
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rsilva

"Monterey - Beginning of the U.S. tour"
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KimberlyAnn

"Monterey and Its Beautiful Big Sur Country"
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