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Monterey Bay

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Address: Monterey, CA
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USD 135.00*
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Santa Cruz Helicopter Tour from Watsonville
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USD 75.00*
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Monterey Bay Sunset Sailing Cruise With Unlimited Wine and Beer
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USD 89.00*
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Monterey Bay Sunset Appetizer Cruise

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Ultimate Beach

To experience California'e coast, what better way than to explore the coastline, play on the beach, or wade in the Pacific!! My grandson from Germany LOVED it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To experience California'e coast, what better way than to explore the coastline, play on the beach, or wade in the Pacific!! My grandson from Germany LOVED it.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views are simply beautiful. We drove back to our hotel at dusk and we had to pull over to take a photo...the trees silhouetted against the sunset was stunning. Of all the places we visited during our 3 week trip, this was the area I wished we had longer in.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely stunning, loved this bay, the views are breathtaking. We drive from the north so loved stopping off in this beautiful spot for the day.

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Martinez, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful place! Views are really breathtaking! Had a great time with my husband and 3 and 5 year old sons. Will return soon!

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Huntingdon cambs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited here in December and was blown away by the wonderful scenery. Plenty to see, eat and drink. We really enjoyed walking around and seeing the amazing Tuna crabs. Well worth a visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a weekend in Monterrey and both drove and walked around Monterrey Bay. The driving took us to 17 Mile Drive and then on to the Pacific Coast Highway (California Route 1) towards Big Sur. The walking took us down to Lovers Point from Monterrey. Apart from the amazing scenery and beautiful weather, we also saw seals, sea otters,... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to explore this beautiful area of California. We visited a lot of the area around the Aquarium. We also looked put the local events and were pleased to see that there was an Italian Festival going on. We took the time and went to see what all they had to offer. Lots of great food.

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carmel highlands ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Monterey Bay has something for everyone. The views are so beautiful and breathtaking. Take your time when visiting, it will be worth it. Bring your cameras

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Monterey, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A gorgeous, large inlet of water with whales from time to time... Many water-side restaurants, delicious food, incredible views, fun stuff.for young and old.

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Yucaipa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've traveled to many places around the world but the beautiful California coastline is simply one of the best. Monterey Bay is gorgeous. We drove around at sunset and saw the fishermen in the bay casting and pulling their nets. The Victorian homes, facing the Bay were absolutely beautiful and stately. We parked and walked around, taking in the fresh... More 

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