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Monterey Bay

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Address: Monterey, CA
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11:00 - 14:30
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US$135.00*
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Santa Cruz Helicopter Tour from Watsonville
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US$75.00*
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Monterey Bay Sunset Sailing Cruise With Unlimited Wine and Beer
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US$89.00*
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Monterey Bay Sunset Appetizer Cruise

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I came to know about this place from a family friend, and let me tell you it was a worth experience. This is a MUST got place on the PCH-1!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Hasti D
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came to know about this place from a family friend, and let me tell you it was a worth experience. This is a MUST got place on the PCH-1!!

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gorgeous views makes for great pictures. Drive down Route 1 is awesome - lots of places to stop and look.

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Thank Ric C
Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a stunning piece of coastline, there is lots of places to visit, things to see and do. Great restaurants, cute shops and fantastic beaches. I will defiantly be back.

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Rocklin, California
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love coming to Monterey! So much to see & do, whether you love the scenic trails along the coast or go window shopping along Cannery Row. Monterey is the place to go. Great restaurants, scenic trails, whale watching, golfing, surfing, relax on a beach or go shopping. Come and check it out and see for yourself.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Much more for adults or couples, not families. Lots to eat. Sights can be seen in two full days. Bring your bike and a light jacket regardless of time of year.

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Roseville, California
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, if you like some of the best golf in the world, some of the best food in the world, some of the best hiking, walking, scuba, fishing, views, beach or just totally relaxing, this is not the place for you. Kidding, only kidding. I Love Monterey. The Monterey Plaza Hotel (expensive), Spanish Bay (really expensive, or the Lighthouse (cheap... More 

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Dothan, United States
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love the scenery here! The water is amazing and the coast is so beautiful. It's a great place to visit!

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Salinas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Monterey is not your typical ocean side area, it is view and community only. I say that because many people come here thinking the ocean is warm and climate is tropical. So they are disappointed when they get here. That aside, the area is scenic, the view is beautiful and there is lots to do around here. The beach is... More 

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95 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Monterey Bay drive is endless beautiful scenery and coastline. We drove Hwy1, the coast road including Monterey and it's all so breathtaking. Make sure to have a lot of space on your phone or camera for all the pictures you will have to take! Lots of places to stop along to way to enjoy the views/lookouts/walks and of course plenty... More 

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San Jose, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended CSUMB 2001-2009 and came to the beach here all the time. I missed it so last year I went back 4 times, then again January 2nd of this year, and just got back yesterday (February 8, 2017) from a 6 day trip for my birthday which was on the 5th. I went to the beach every single day... More 

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