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Monterey Bay, Monterey

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Skirted with protected areas, Monterey Bay teems with wildlife, including otters, seals, dolphins and whales. Areas around the bay are protected marine lands with dynamic ecosystems that you can explore on foot. Consider enjoying the bay's crisp waters on one of the beaches hugging the coastline or visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium. A drive along the coastal road is another way to see the area that provides views and plenty of opportunities to pull off for photos. See Monterey Bay and all Monterey has to offer by arranging your trip with our Monterey itinerary maker.
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  • A fabulous place to visit for the picnic lovers, one should not miss the 17 mile drive on Pebble beach and also Carmel by the Bay. The view of Monterey Bay is the best from point 1 of the drive  more »
  • Beautiful spot. Loved watching the seals play in the water. Great walking/running/biking path from downtown Monterey to Lovers point.  more »
  • Go watch the Sea Lions on the rocks in the Ocean, An amazing Place to visit with the family. Good family outing  more »