Monterey Bay, Monterey

4.8
#2 of 12 in Parks in Monterey
Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • Beautiful drive & plenty of recreation, pull offs along the coast to get out and walk or head to the beaches. We enjoyed the area, Pebble Beach, and sailing on Monterey - Bella on the Bay. We used.....  more »
  • We spent Labor Day Week-end (3 days) in Monterey. The weather was great We enjoyed time enjoying walks by the Monterey Bay. We did a lot of other activities in the area as well.  more »
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  • Crazy if you have the opportunity to enjoy whales dance!
  • A really great place to do anything from whale watching to sitting on the beach relaxing. Great food and places to stay.

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