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Things to Do in Monterey, CA - Explore the Coast

There is something for everyone on the Monterey Peninsula, from honeymooners to families on vacation. The Monterey Hotel, in the heart of downtown, is minutes and sometimes steps away from a myriad of attractions. We are close to shopping and dining, plus must-see destinations like the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row. In the fall and winter, visit nearby Pacific Grove for the Monarch butterfly migrations, and check out whale watching right off of Old Fisherman's Wharf. There are so many fun things to do in Monterey, California!
Fisherman's Wharf Monterey at California

Old Fisherman's Wharf

Fun for all ages, Old Fisherman's Wharf is home to amazing restaurants (many specializing in seafood), kitschy tourist shops, and games kids love. Get tickets for whale watching tours and bay cruises, plus charter boats for fishing and sailing.
1 Old Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, California 93940
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Monterey Bay Aquarium, California

Monterey Bay Aquarium

More than 2 million visitors each year visit one of the world's most renowned aquariums. Fan favorites include the sea otters and kelp forest, where you can watch scuba divers hand-feed sharks and other fishes while chatting with the crowds.
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
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Cannery Row at Monterey

Cannery Row

Made famous by American author John Steinbeck's story of the same name, Cannery Row was once a working waterfront district for canning fish from Monterey Bay. Today it's a destination for shopping, dining, and Monterey's nightlife.
Monterey, California 93940
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Monterey Conference Center at California

Monterey Conference Center

The First TED talk took place here in 1984. Within a short walk of The Monterey Hotel, the Monterey Conference Center is undergoing a complete renovation slated for completion in early 2017. The first floor will be open in late summer 2016.
1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, California 93940
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Pacific Grove at Monterey

Pacific Grove

From mid-October to mid-February, Monarch butterflies overwinter in the hospitable microclimate of Pacific Grove. It's as if they know this charming coastal town on the tip of the Monterey Peninsula will welcome them, as it does all visitors.
Pacific Grove, California 93950
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