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Monterey Bay

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gorgeous views with ease of drive. Weather perfect with light jacket today. Saw lots of seals, sea lions and birds.

Thank sandrahL6409GH
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are miles of beaches around Me nterey Bay that are perfect for beach combing and site seeing. We went to several and enjoyed them all. Do a little research and some will give up sea glass that makes a perfect souvenir.

Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful place! We loved walking around and looking at the view. The weather is terrific. What a wonderful place to visit. Can't wait to come back!!

Thank lynnetravels2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nit very crowded. charming town. Great place to stop between Yosemite and Los Angeles when travelling along the 101 hwy.

Thank alon117
Reviewed 4 days ago

I loveeeeee Monterey Bay!!! So charming and beautiful place with a lot of history. We took a whale watching tour and saw so many whales like never before, they don't even take you too far from the beach when you are already seeing whales. We...More

Thank NFA05
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve never visiting a place that felt so homely being so far away from home. I fell in love with Monterey.. beautiful surroundings, lovely people and a wonderful trip.

Thank aimeemoore5
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a local, Monterey has an extremely relaxed pace. They have preserved their small city. Tourists are funneled to Wharf and Cannery Row where they can find one of the best aquariums anywhere. It is a whole day in itself. The usual T-shirt tourist junk...More

Thank norcalgnome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved Monterey, there was something so homely about it. Easy to get around and enjoy the fresh air. 😀

Thank NorthStar563929
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite vacation locations. I do so enjoy the running path that goes through Monterrey and south along the coast. Driving or running, this is one of the best places in the U.S. to visit for views, seafood, wine, and peace.

Thank bridgetb815
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty to see and do and kept the kids amused for the day. We had lovely weather so and would certainly return.

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Rachael J
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Response from harikn | Reviewed this property |
Should be moderate , with some chance of showers . Avoid noon hours outside.
Kathleen P
10 October 2017|
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Response from Cruiser661951 | Reviewed this property |
Colton inn. great price and people not to mention the cosy rooms supplied with one duralog per day. great for evening
Andrea D
23 August 2017|
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Response from TJC80401 | Reviewed this property |
That reference refers to the driving tour out to the lighthouse and around the various areas at the point. It remains open, and there is parking, but there is no formal driving tour, and the lighthouse may close at that... More