Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

886 Cannery Row

Monterey, CA 93940

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http://www.montereybayaquarium.or

  • 2 mentions in 2 day road trip: San Francisco to LA Pacific Coast Hwy - must see places?

    • Krista G.

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      Krista G. said, "...recommend seeing the downtown area (particularly if you're a fan of John Steinbeck, Thomas Kinkade or would like to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium ). Pacific Grove is super cute and has a gorgeous walking path along the water, and Carmel is full..." See More

    • Leonard L.

      Leonard L. said, "...San Francisco. Carmel and Monterrey are beautiful places to spend half a day. Cannery Row if you're a Steinbeck buff, and Monterey Bay Aquarium is spectacular.As others have mentioned, Big Sur is a must. Have your cameras ready...." See More

  • 2 mentions in 3 Weeks Excursions in State Of California

    • Jennifer C.

      Jennifer C. said, "...of course, but a couple great places for kids too are Oxbow Public Market and di Rosa Preserve. 3) The M onterey Bay Aquarium is great fun and you can continue your drive south along highway 1 through Big Sur . The drive..." See More

    • christina l.

      christina l. said, "...drive -- explore along the way. There's whale watching in Monterey Bay depending on migration patterns -- or there's always the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Definitely worth it. There's California's Great America for an amusement park, Raging Waters not too far away, and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Cali Road Trip Recommendations

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...great views!Santa Cruz is also awesome. There's the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A little further up is Monterey and Carmel. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is really cool. Pescadero State Beach is one of my favorites. There are actually tons of beaches that you..." See More

    • Elliott L.

      Elliott L. said, "...Monterey. It is about an additional 2.5 hours drive up highway 1. From Monterey, you can explore Carmel, Point Lobos, the Monterey Bay Aquarium...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to do along the drive from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo

    • Andrew W.

      Andrew W. said, "...spots in Big Sur where you can usually catch a glimpse of some wild-life like seals, sea lions, and otters. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is also a great place to learn about the local wildlife, but you'll want to allow for a couple..." See More

    • Beverly J.

      Beverly J. said, "...Day 1, it's a drive from SLO up to Half Moon Bay , and I added a couple more: Monterey -- Monterey Bay Aquarium and downtownSanta Cruz -- Boardwalk Half Moon Bay -- Beach and tidepoolsCarmel Beach -- Beaches Big Sur -- Hiking..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where to stay half way between S.F. and L.A.?

    • Jason W.

      Jason W. said, "...of San Francisco in Santa Cruz-great place! I would also recommend stopping in Monterey, and be sure to go to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. From there for a most incredible 11/2 hour hike, Point Reyes National Seashore-breathtaking! Then you will drive through..." See More

    • Anh N.

      Anh N. said, "...Los Angeles aren't exactly near the halfway point. Closer to San Francisco, you have Monterey , which is famous for its Monterey Bay Aquarium and shops and restaurants on Cannery Row . About two hours north of Los Angeles, you have beautiful Santa..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to do that'll interest 17-year-old brother

    • Bob C.

      Bob C. said, "...The Monterey Bay Aquarium is visited by thousands. On the other hand you may want to drop him off in Santa Cruz at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk...." See More

    • James D.

      James D. said, "...The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a wonderful place. There's also a fun little video arcade on Cannery Row - Highway 1 Games & Grub ...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Vancouver to Los Angeles, what are the places to stop and see?

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "...Wharf & San Francisco Chinatown. After that you can pass through San Jose to get to Monterey where they have the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Continue south on Hwy 1 to Carmel, a quaint town that Clint Eastwood was once Mayor of. Stay..." See More

    • Richard R.

      Richard R. said, "...graphic map of them: https://www.google.com/maps/search/best+breweries+in+Portland/@45.5207912,-122.6726182,13z Crater Lake National Park If you golf, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort California Point Reyes National Seashore Monterey Bay Aquarium 17 Mile Dr Ventana Inn & Spa Piedras Blancas Elephant Seals Hollywood Bowl See a performance at the Hollywood..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do with the kiddos besides the aquarium

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...There's a free MST Trolley (Monterey-Salinas Transit) that goes between Downtown Monterey , Old Fisherman's Wharf , Cannery Row, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium for FREE! It looks like a cable car. If the season is right and you have time, the whale..." See More

  • 1 mention in San Fran all the way to San Diego 5 friends one car what do we need to do!

    • Matthew O.

      Matthew O. said, "...in Big Sur and go hiking and check out the natural hot springs. Eat at Manresa in Los Gatos. Check out Monterey Bay Aquarium. Stop at Verve Coffee Roasters in Santa Cruz for a cup. Check out Venice Beach and go drinking..." See More

  • 1 mention in Roadtrip from San Francisco to Santa Barbara to Las Vegas - what to see?

    • Carmody C.

      Carmody C. said, "...go in Santa Barbara The Funk Zone, Lotusland, Butterfly Beach. If you take Highway 1 along the coast, you should stop Monterey Bay Aquarium, Big Sur and Hearst Castle. There are also good wineries in Solvang...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to visit in Monterey and Big Sur during a quick two day trip?

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...restaurants: Monterey: Walk along the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail . My favorite stretch of the 29 mile trail begins near the Monterey Bay Aquarium and ends near Lovers Point Park . Carmel (Don't miss it if you're in the area!): The best place..." See More

  • 1 mention in Any "must see" places to go to while staying in California?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...Carmel By the Sea also has a very beautiful beach, and Monterey right next to it is really famous for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. For a nice dinner spot in the area, go to Passionfish. It's upscale with super fresh, delicious seafood,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Road Trip from Los Angeles to Vancouver - Spots I can't miss?

    • Jean P.

      Jean P. said, "...views. Carmel (California) is very nice, and just after, the seventeen miles drive from Carmel to Monterey is a fantastic road. Monterey Bay Aquarium is worth a visit. Around San francisco, the whole bay is nice, but I like specially Sausalito, and the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to see in Northern California

    • Lauren M.

      Lauren M. said, "...to see more than a foot in front of your car! I also love Monterey Bay and I especially love the Monterey Bay Aquarium. this is one of my favorite aquariums, huge tanks of colorful large fish that reach the ceiling. You..." See More

  • 1 mention in Terribly Romantic Ocean View near SF?

    • Daniel A.

      Daniel A. said, "...has a few restaurants on the water and a great beach to the south, but it is definitely more touristy.But the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a must if you are new to the area. Any further south then Carmel and down to Cambria..." See More

  • 1 mention in What stops should I make for views, sights, and food along 101 from Newport, Oregon to Legget, California?

    • Zach W.

      Zach W. said, "...more restaurants and hotels. We really enjoyed staying at Casa Munras Hotel & Spa. It was well priced and clean. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a popular thing to do but we skipped it. We had a great breakfast at Trailside Cafe &..." See More

  • 1 mention in Oakland to Los Angeles, where to stay and places to eat?

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...I love Monterey and it won't extend your driving time by too long. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of my favorite places, period, and the coastline itself is stunning. For me I always look at it as a nice relaxing break from..." See More

  • 1 mention in Any weekend trip ideas within a 3 hour drive of San Francisco?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Greek restaurants. I like Capitola, just south, for it's shops and cafes. Monterrey itself is amazing. There are beaches, the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, and a fun area along Cannery Row. There are also some beautiful state parks just south of Monterrey..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    • Carole B.

      Carole B. said, "...Griddle in the Middle, the Old Monterey Cafe, and First Awakenings) before arriving early to spend a few hours at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you are up to it, after lunch rent a sea kayak and paddle out to where sea..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best day trip from San Francisco?

    • Valerie A.

      Valerie A. said, "...and the drive up is beautiful! You could head south and visit Carmel and Monterey. Do a day trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium or treat yourself to The Spa at Pebble Beach. I always loved taking drives into Half Moon Bay and..." See More

  • 1 mention in LA, San Fran, Chicago and NYC with a toddler

    • Janelle K.

      Janelle K. said, "...along PCH) is fun for the whole family. A toddler might enjoy the sea otters, sharks and other sea creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium. San Francisco is a city for adults and not kids, but again a 2 year old isn't old..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cute towns along the coast?

    • Zelinda Z.

      Zelinda Z. said, "...As you get closer to San Francisco - you will enjoy Monterey - visit the historic section - the Monterey Bay Aquarium is terrific - rent bikes and go along the cost in Pacific Grove . When you past through Watsonville look for..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best missions to see & other good activities for kids

    • doreen o.

      doreen o. said, "...are lots of other things to do in the area with kids like go to the beach and the very good Monterey Bay Aquarium...." See More

  • 1 mention in Driving From SF to LA- what are the best things to see and do?

    • Kelly D.

      Kelly D. said, "...few times, and there's always something new to see. As far as staples go -- and if you like aquariums -- Monterey Bay Aquarium is worth a stopover. When you're back behind the wheel, wind your way down the 17-Mile Drive to zoom..." See More

  • 1 mention in Pacific West Coast (LA to Seattle) or Route 66 road trip in January?

    • Michael M.

      Michael M. said, "...and Pebble Beach Resorts. Occasionally, winter mud slides close the Big Sur route north of San Simeon during the winter. The Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row are well-worth seeing. San Francisco is about a two-hour drive north of Monterey. Take the Golden..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are some of the good zoos in California?

    • Matthew H.

      Matthew H. said, "...to roam and interact with each other. If you get a taste for some marine life then the only option is Monterey Bay Aquarium. This is a superb facility with and excellent display of aquatic life. Thank you, Travelationship.com..." See More

  • 1 mention in California - 14 days itinerary on the coast?

    • Andrea A.

      Andrea A. said, "...in Big Sur; grab a seat next to the window if you can and stare at the ocean. Definitely check out Monterey Bay Aquarium. There's also a great brewery in Monterey Bay called Cannery Row Brewing Company..." See More

  • 1 mention in How Does One Get to Big Sur Via Train and How Does One Get Around?

    • Carol B.

      Carol B. said, "...many places to stop and take photos and many little galleries and restaurants along the way. In Monterey don't miss the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and Fishermans Wharf. Carmel is also great for sightseeing and food...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the must-see stops along highway 1 between San Francisco and LA?

    • Derek A.

      Derek A. said, "...Hi Liz, Hwy 1 is a wonderful drive with LOTs of great stops. I would recommend Monterey, especially the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Further south in Big Sur make sure to stop at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park to see the only waterfall..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see stops on coastal drive

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Beach is full of wildlife and tidepools and is a great place for a long walk along the coast. The famous Monterey Bay Aquarium is a bit pricy, but worth it. Really, if you have time and enjoy the water, the best way..." See More

  • 1 mention in 1 Week Road Trip from SF to Santa Monica- must see stops down the coast?

    • Gil W.

      Gil W. said, "...Yosemite National Park and the coast are two distinct things. Things you don't want to miss on the coast are The Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17 Mile Dr and Hearst Castle. Everything else is just beautiful vistas, beaches, and hairpin turns. Stop and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Trip up the coast

    • Courtney C.

      Courtney C. said, "...will be a brand new hotel open, in time for your trip called Hotel Carmel.Carmel is adjacent to Monterrey and the Monterey Bay Aquarium is worth planning a day around...." See More

  • 1 mention in CA itinerary help (finding places/hotels) from LA, SF, Monterey, & Yosemite

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of the best in the world if you ask me! Go to the Fisherman's Wharf after and get a bread bowl of clam chowder to go from Old Fisherman's Grotto after, you won't regret it!..." See More