Cannery Row, Monterey

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A waterfront street named after John Steinbeck's novel, Cannery Row is the setting for many of Steinbeck's harrowing stories. The Pacific Biological Laboratories, a well-known location in Steinbeck's novel, is a preserved landmark, along with the Chinese-American store across the street. The biologist that once manned the laboratory gave his name to the area along the coast, now the Edward F. Ricketts State Marine Conservation Area, where sea lions thrive. The waters are open for sport fishing and water sports, such as kayaking. Pay a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to view some of the species that populate the water. Plan to visit Cannery Row during your Monterey vacation using our convenient Monterey trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Great food. Great shopping. Parking a bit difficult because there were many people there. Sidewalks really crowded. Hard to hold onto my family of 5. Some construction at one end.  more »
  • I'm of the opinion that the chain restaurant taking over the world is a bad thing. But if you're the kind who wants to go on vacation and go to Starbucks and It's Sugar, you may like this. Not for me.  more »
  • We were here for two hours as part of an 11 hour bus tour from San Francisco. We had lunch, walk around, and shopped. It’s very cute but i didn’t need more than a few hours. The narrator on the bus ga...  more »
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