Monterey Bay, Monterey

4.8
#2 of 13 in Parks in Monterey
Skirted with protected areas, Monterey Bay teems with wildlife, including otters, seals, dolphins and whales. Areas around the bay are protected marine lands with dynamic ecosystems that you can explore on foot. Consider enjoying the bay's crisp waters on one of the beaches hugging the coastline or visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium. A drive along the coastal road is another way to see the area that provides views and plenty of opportunities to pull off for photos. To visit Monterey Bay and other attractions in Monterey, use our Monterey travel planner.
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  • If you don’t want to pay for a drive along the famous 17 Mile Drive you can still enjoy plenty of the wonderful coastline of Monterey Bay by taking the beach road just out of Monterey beyond the Aquar...  more »
  • My wife and I spent our 40th anniversary in Monterey, The weather was excellent and we really enjoyed our stay, There are so many things to see and do there that you can't go wrong with this destinati...  more »
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  • Will never ever forget to Monterey bay. One of the most memorable memories attached to this place. So pleasant air and the environment was great! Loved the long walks here with my colleagues during my visit. Would definitely visit here again if I can.
  • Definitely one of the most beautiful places I've lived in America. The sunsets are surreal, the jogging path along the coastline is beautiful, the scenery is master photography level, and the drive to Big Sur is amazing.

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