Cannery Row, Monterey

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A waterfront street named after John Steinbeck's novel, Cannery Row is the setting for many of Steinbeck's harrowing stories. The Pacific Biological Laboratories, a well-known location in Steinbeck's novel, is a preserved landmark, along with the Chinese-American store across the street. The biologist that once manned the laboratory gave his name to the area along the coast, now the Edward F. Ricketts State Marine Conservation Area, where sea lions thrive. The waters are open for sport fishing and water sports, such as kayaking. Pay a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to view some of the species that populate the water. Plan to visit Cannery Row during your Monterey vacation using our convenient Monterey trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Thoroughly enjoyable way to spend a few hours, lots of shops, restaurants and bars to wile the time away!  more »
  • Besides being a historical place for canning sardines and such, it has fun shops and restaurants to visit.  more »

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