Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Monterey, California

1.Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium was established in 1984. It is located on the site a former Cannery Row sardine cannery. It features over 600 species of animals and plants, and has large tanks and pools to display California’s marine life.

2.Monterey Museum of Art

The Monterey Museum of Art focuses primarily on California artists and art. Two locations are available: The Pacific Street location is simply known as the Monterey Museum.

3.17-Mile Drive

The Monterey Peninsula’s Southern Side offers the opportunity to enjoy the 17-Mile Drive at your own pace.You can drive along this long road to see some of the most stunning landscape views the state and city have to offer.

4.Coast Guard Pier

This is the best place to go if you’re interested in wildlife photography or viewing wildlife in Monterey. Coast Guard Pier can be found between Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Cannery Row and is home to large numbers of harbor seals, sea otters and sea lions as well as seabirds.

5.Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo

The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo in California is the oldest stone building. It was built between 1791 and 1794.It was originally used by Father Junipero Serra, a Monetary founder, and Don Gaspar de Portola as a Royal Chapel.

6.Cannery Row, Monterey

John Steinbeck’s colourful stories introduced the Cannery Row district in Monterey to the world. It has since been a popular tourist destination on the Californian Central Coast.

7.Lovers Point Park and Beach

Lovers Point Park is a great place to see the sun rise over Pacific if you’re an early riser. This park of 4.4 acres is beautiful and a great place to walk or have a picnic.