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 place! We wanted to do something different. We did the sea car tour and it was the perfect combination. So many places to stop and take pictures. Favorite spot - lovers point  more »
  • This is the outdoor gem of the area, the beautiful views that are all around. And take a ride on the Bay to see some whales.  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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