Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Old Fisherman's Wharf by using our Monterey road trip planning app .
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  • October 4, 2017
    This is a gorgeous part of Monterey and we even spotted some seals probably waiting for fish to be thrown to them. We ate here and noticed there are lots of restaurants with lots of very cheap offers....  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Been to the Wharf several times thru the years and always enjoy walking thru and seeing all the sites. Numerous very good restaurants, gift shops, boat tours, whale watching excursions, etc. Well wort...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Full of shops and restaurants. Well, but for me I love mega tourist places, happy, happy people on vacation, souvenir shopping, etc. Mainly (best part), because the sea lions won't leave. Give a concert there almost all day!
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