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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 Things to Do in Monterey

San Carlos Cathedral~“The Royal Presidio Chapel"

We did not get a chance to go inside, but made an effort to visited this beautiful cathedral at night. In 1775, the Spanish government relocated the residence of the governor from Loreto to Monterey,...
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Feb 21, 2016

Workers Cabins

These were homes to various ethnic families who worked the canneries. The markers are a wealth of information to these communities. The Filipinos were attracted in large numbers to California after...
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Feb 21, 2016

Sloat's Landing

On this spot on July 7, 1846, U.S. Marines and Sailors landed and raised the American flag over the Custom House which stands before you. Mexico and the United States were at war. American forces...
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Feb 07, 2016

The California Grizzly Bear Statues

There are many wonderful statues and plaques located in front of Calton Hall. The Grizzly Bear statues are amazing and a symbol of my great state. Too bad they were not made to size of a real Grizzly...
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Feb 07, 2016

The Great Seal of the State of California

Located in front of Calton Hall and at the end of the Monterey Timeline is a huge bronze plaque. The Great Seal of the State of Californiadesigned byMajor Robert Selden Garnett,U.S. Army,and adopted...
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Feb 07, 2016

Monterey History Time Line

Located in front of Calton Hall is a brick path with 36 bronze plaques inlayed into the path with a time line of the history of Monterey and it extends from Pacific Street to the Great Seal of the...
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Feb 07, 2016
 
 
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Moon Tree

The sign reads:Coast RedwoodSequoia sempervirensThis "Moon Tree" is a Coast Redwood grown from a seed that in January 1971 was carried to the moon and brought back to earth by Major Stuart Roosa,...
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Feb 07, 2016

Captain Don Gaspar de Portola Statue

You'll find this wonderful statue located downtown and the plaque reads: Captain Don Gaspar de PortolaOf the army of King Carlos III of Spain. First governor of California, 1768-1770. With Father...
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Feb 07, 2016

Monterey State Historic Park

Monterey is very unique and has many wonderful historical buildings who are still living in and cherishing. We found a map over by the Pacific House (1847), or you can download a map from the State...
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Feb 07, 2016

Custom House~California Marker #1

Located with the Monterey State Historic Park is the Custom House and marker and it reads:Constructed in 1827 by the Mexican government to collect custom duties from foreign shipping, a principal...
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Feb 07, 2016

The Irene Masteller Mural

Located along the wall on the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail is a lovely mural dedicated to this Monterey's history.The first panel:The native people of this coastal area - The Rumsien Ohlone and The...
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Feb 07, 2016

Museum of Monterey

This museum is two stories and is filled with some wonderful historical items such as deeded gifts have come from families of early prominence, as well as community residents. A collection also...
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Jan 17, 2016

Monterey Harbor Memorial

The moment reads:□ Look out upon these waters.□ Their recorded history began when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sighted the "Bay of Pines" on Nov. 17, 1542.□ Sebastian Viscaino was first to touch land Dec....
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Jan 17, 2016

Monterey Historic Depot

The plaques read: The Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad, established in 1874, was Monterey's first rail connection to the outside world. Purchased by Southern Pacific in 1879, passenger service...
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Jan 17, 2016

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 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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