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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
From $140.00
 
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
 
Advanced Lombard Street Segway Tour
"The newest and most challenging route! This segway tour includes scooting up Russian Hill and the famous Lombard Street seeing the sights in North Beach Little Italy and a glide along the waterfront. If you wish to join this advanced tour you must have taken a segway tour (1 hour or more) in the last 12 months. This is not a beginners tour nor appropriate for guests with mobility issues.Enjoy Eco-friendly touring! On an eco-friendly Segway tour you'll see more sights than you could and have lots of fun. There's an added benefit for the environment if you take a Segway there are fewer tour buses on the streets of the city each day you are helping keep San Francisco ""The Greenest City in the United States"".Your narrated Crooked Street Segway Tour will feature spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay while you Golden Gate Bridge
From $75.00

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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 Memorial Church

If you enter the Stanford campus from Palo Alto's University Avenue, off in the distance you will see the impressive architecture of the main campus quadrangle backed by the amazing chapel. The...
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Downtown

Downtown Palo Alto is a lovely tourist destination. There lies my disappointment. I like my college towns to be edgy, progressive and artsy. This town caters to the rich tourist more so than the poor...
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El Palo Alto Park

El Palo Alto park is a .5 acre park and is the home of "El Palo Alto" the redwood tree which was the source of the the city of Palo Alto's name. The park exists to preserve this tree and the town's...
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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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Stanford Theater

Stanford University is gorgeous, colorful and easy to get around. The best bet for parking is to go to the main quad area, there you will see a circled parking area for guests. This is metered parking...
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Water Tower Park

What to do with a 100 year old concrete water tower that is a foot thick concrete and might cost the city tens of thousands of dollars to remove? This water tower and nearby well in Palo Alto were...
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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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Varsity Theater

Borders is located in the historic Varsity Theater in downtown Palo Alto. Everyone knows what a Borders is and what Borders sells, so I won't spend much time there. The cool thing about this store is...
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Stanford's Mausoleum

All three Stanfords (Leland, Jane and Leland Jr.) are buried in a Mausoleum located near the Arizona Garden. There is also a statue of the three of them. Leland Jr. is holding a scroll that says...
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City Hall Plaza

City Hall is kind of a plain 1960s-ish building with a brick and grass plaza called Martin Luther King Plaza. In fact, this area was just designated King Plaza in 2008, and a new plaque reads: "This...
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Thomas Fogarty Winery

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University Avenue

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Digital DNA & Lytton Plaza

“Digital DNA,” a seven foot tall egg made of circuit boards, stands downtown at Lytton Plaza. Digital DNA is a seven foot tall by five feet wide egg-shaped sculpture made of steel and silicon computer...
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