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Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey
(3.3/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
Once a bustling fish market, Old Fisherman's Wharf combines history, entertainment, and ocean activities. The Custom House, one of the oldest U.S. government buildings in California, stands at the wharf's entrance. Custom House Plaza also houses the local-history Monterey Maritime Museum. The wharf's restaurants offer seafood and other specialties in both casual and formal settings. Take time to browse various shops for souvenirs, handicrafts, and sweets, or visit some of the art galleries. Keep an eye out for the sea lions that often swim around the wharf and take naps on the buoys. Plan to visit Old Fisherman's Wharf and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Monterey attractions using our Monterey vacation route planner.
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  • We walked along here after going to the aquarium. It is so interesting to see locals selling all kinds of things and all the people also loved going to the end and above a restaurant it has public vie...  more »
  • The Monterrey Old Fisherman's Wharf is really quaint. It is much smaller than the one in San Francisco, but it has a similar charm. If you're in the area, I'd definitely recommend you stop by the whar...  more »
  • Old Fisherman's Wharf is an interesting and atmospheric place to go for lunch or dinner, or just a stroll. There is quite a bit of pay parking available. Keep in mind that in the evening it can be rea...  more »