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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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  • Beautiful walk along the water with beautiful restaurants with the Bay view. Definitely a must see if you are in the area 
  • We ate at a restaurant overlooking the Bay and what a sight. It was late afternoon and the seals were still sunning themselves and generally cavorting with each other. The view across the Bay was magn...  more »
  • We loved Monterey for the scenery and their cute downtown. We especially enjoyed walking along the water near lovers point. Wish we could have swam but too cold and rough surf.