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Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour
"The Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour will take you along California's Pacific Coast on your way to historic Monterey & picturesque Carmel-by-the-Sea along with a drive through Pacific Grove in between. Monterey Bay has great geologic and b which borders 276 miles of California’s spectacular coastline. Monterey Bay was the site of the first Europeans to visit the land that became California. Several waves of industrial scale whaling and fishing exploited the bounty of the huge undersea tren California Highway 1 (fog permitting). After an optional stop in Santa Cruz a rest break and optional photo stops along the way you will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to stroll among the shops and grab a fresh seafood lunch. If you bring your own lunch you might be able to squeeze in a short trip to the world famous Monterey Aquarium (admission not included). After lunch
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Monterey And Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Private Tour from San Francisco
"Escape the big city for a trip along the beautiful Monterey Peninsula via the Pacific Coast Highway. Enjoy stunning seascape views the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and Steinbeck's Cannery Row as you cruise the famous 17-Mile Drive heading to the coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea.Stop at historic Cannery Row—John Steinbeck’s novel of the same name takes place on this street during the Great Depression—for a 000 strange and colorful underwater creatures from playful sea otters and turtles to powerful sharks and the rare and massive ocean sunfish.Cruise along the scenic and celebrated 17-Mile Drive home to the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Course. Admire the Lone Cypress—this postcard-worthy tree stands on a rugged granite outpost amid the waves—and scope out the area’s magnificent mansions with their sweeping coastal views. Stop along the way t head to enchanting Carmel-by-the-Sea
From $1,100.00
 
San Francisco City Insider Tour with Optional Bay Cruise and Ferry to Sausalito
"You’ll be picked up from your downtown or Fisherman’s Wharf hotel in San Francisco and taken on a 4- to 5-hour city tour aboard a comfortable minivan. Your guide will show you must-see attractions such as Union Square Chinatown Haight-Ashbury Twin Peaks and North Beach and will also take you to off the beaten path places offering you a unique experience of the city from a local’s perspective. Your tour is semi-customizable so you can request places you’d like to see. Simply let your guide know which attractions you'd like to stop at to enjoy photo opportunities. If option selected
From $65.00

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Stanford University

If you are interested in visiting locations of higher education, Palo Alto is definitely the de facto old school college campus in the United States. Not only is Stanford one of the best universities...
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Stanford University

Leland Stanford Junior University, is commonly known as Stanford University or just Stanford. It was founded in 1885 by the former governor of California Leland Stanford in memory of his son who had...
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Stanford University

Stanford University is known as a challenging and prominent research university. The school is well known for a challenging curriculum and strong research base. It's research focuses on the sciences...
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Oct 04, 2008

Hoover Tower at Stanford University

Hoover Tower is located on Stanford's Campus, next to the Main Quad and the Green Library. It was built in 1941 The tower is part of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, begun by...
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Oct 04, 2008

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

The Stanford campus is huge & so beautiful! I drove around, found visitor`s parking & parked, then wandered around. I`ve visited a lot of college campuses & this one by far is the...
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Things to Do Near Stanford University

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Hoover Tower

Hoover Tower is visible from almost anywhere in the surrounding area. It was built in 1941 to celebrate the university's 50th anniversary. The structure is 285 feet tall. The observation deck at 250...
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MacArthur Park

MacArthur Park is a historic restaurant in Palo Alto that is California Historical Landmark No. 895. The structure was built in 1918 by Julia Morgan (who also built Hearst Castle at San Simeon,...
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Triton Museum of Art

I'm not much of a museum guy, but most locals don't even know about this little treasure. Located in downtown (yes, there is a downtown) Santa Clara, the Triton boasts rotating exhibits highlighting...
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De Saisset Museum

The De Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University is the South Bay's free Museum of history and art. The 19,210 square-foot facility was founded adjacent to the Mission Santa Clara de Asis on the Santa...
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Mission Santa Clara

Wos ere for a wedding... quite boring actually... but dang, even I had to admit that it was a beautiful church. Now that I think about it, it explains why the food at the reception sucked... must've...
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Hakone Japanese Gardens

Hakone is a wonderful place to visit, for its beautiful gardens, architecture and as an oasis of calm. It's the oldest Japanese and Asian estate gardens in the Western Hemisphere, established in 1915,...
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  • Sunday 11:30 to 15:30
  • Monday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday Closed

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