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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  • Beautiful waterfront and lots of activity on this wharf. There are many regular beach type/souvenir stores. There are also many restaurants that are vying for your business by handing out samples and ...  more »
  • I love walking in this place, has a super cool pier. with several shops and restaurants, super nice.
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  • If you go to their restaurant lunch tasting events just as you can eat for free like the clam chowder out of delicious home went pick out was watching the sea food to eat, good taste, good facilities, excellent view
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