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Monterey Bay

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

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The bay is large and on a clear day you can see all the way to Santa Cruz. There are a lot of outdoor water activities available. Several serene beach areas if you just want to... read more

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Pittsburgh
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24 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The bay is large and on a clear day you can see all the way to Santa Cruz. There are a lot of outdoor water activities available. Several serene beach areas if you just want to sit and take it all in.

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Ireland
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We returned to repeat our honeymoon of 20 years. We absolutely loved re-visiting this Pacific Ocean piece of paradise. From Big Sur to Monterey to Carmel this is a must visit place.

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Oroville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Monterey Bay. We try to come 3 times a year. There is so much to do and great restaurants. The beaches are beautiful (I don't think California beaches are as great as east coast) but they are beautiful here. In Pacific Grove the walking trails are so beautiful and lots of benches to sit and watch the wild... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Amazing and picturesque coast, Pacific Ocean classic. Very natural scenery. Whales, seals, etc. Recommnded

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Liberty, Missouri
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The minute you drive into the bay area, you know you are in ocean heaven. The sea is a deep blue and the foliage and trees green against a sunny sky. It beckons and you have to stay.

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Three Rivers, California, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The area is a great place to take your wife/husband/partner for a romantic getaway. Multiple attractions in the area should satisfy anyone. The warf, bike riding, the aquarium or wine tasting are just a few things to do in the area. Love coming back again and again.

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San Jose, California
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This is one of my favorite places to visit. Gorgeous view, great walk to the pier. You can see the seals laying out on a warm day and just chill as you walk along the coast line.

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Saraland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

visited fisherman's wharf for a little shopping and a great seafood lunch after tasting the abundant samples of chowder up and down the wharf , while eating we watched a group of seals play under the boat docks . drove along 17 mile drive along the bay , what a great drive (take your own snack or lunch as there... More 

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Quincy, Washington
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Go and enjoy the scenery and the view in both direction in some places. Watch out for the cars when you stop though get a little crazy there.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Monterey Bay is the place where we are always happy. The endless walk along the beach! The ocean, the freedom!..

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