Monterey, CA, Guide and Information

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Monterey, CA Guide

About Monterey

Well-known for attractions such as Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California, is steeped in history and rich with reasons to visit. From scuba diving in an ocean rich with marine life, to its long association with musical and theatrical events, Monterey offers a host of ways to enjoy a visit.

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HI Monterey Hostel

HI Monterey is the perfect place to stop while traveling along the California coast. Driving the Pacific Coast Highway? Stop in with old friends or…

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  • 778 Hawthorne St, Monterey, CA

Point Pinos Light Station

Point Pinos Lighthouse was lit in 1855 to guide ships on the Pacific coast of California. It is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the…

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  • (831) 648-3176
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  • 90 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA

On The Beach Surf Shop

On The Beach Surf Shop was founded by Kelly Sorensen. Kelly loves both surfing and the lifestyle that goes along with it. The goal of On The Beach is…

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  • 693 Lighthouse, Monterey, CA

El Cantaro Vegan Restaurant

PLEASE NOTE THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED SATURDAYS, AND OPEN ON SUNDAYS.

"I’m all too familiar with Monterey County’s dearth of vegetarian and vegan…

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  • (831) 646-5465
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  • 791 Foam St, Monterey, CA

Stewart & Jasper Orchards Company Store

A family-run California Almond business for over sixty years, located in the Central Valley. Our philosophy is to give our customers the finest…

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  • 1-877-ALMOND-8
  • 400 Cannery Row, Ste C, Monterey, CA

MYO Yogurt - Alvarado

MYO "pure frozen yogurt" is a destination for all ages and people looking for a healthy snack/meal, decadent desert, or a fun interactive…

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  • 491 Alvarado Street, Monterey, CA

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED! GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE!

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  • (831) 324-4260
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  • 635 Cass St, Monterey, CA

Monterey County Fairgrounds

Home of the Monterey County Fair

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  • (831) 372-5863
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  • 2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA

Glenn's Aquarius II Dive Shop

We offer SCUBA DIVING LESSONS, SCUBA GEAR, FREE-DIVING GEAR, AIR FILLS AND SPECIALTY GASSES and GREAT HOSPITALITY!

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  • 32 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA

Monterey Bay Sailing

What Is Your Sailing Dream?

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  • (831) 372-7245
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  • 78 Fishermans Wharf, # 1, Monterey, CA

Grove Market

Your neighborhood market!

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  • (831) 375-9581
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  • 242 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA

Monterey Museum of Art

In keeping with our mission, the Museum’s collections and exhibitions focus on California art—past, present, and future. We are proud to present works…

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  • 559 Pacific St, Monterey, CA

Asilomar State Beach

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds provides park visitors numerous opportunities for beach and coast trail walks, a short boardwalk loop…

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  • (831) 646-6440
  • 804 Crocker Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA

Bay of Pines Organic Restaurant

Bay of Pines Organic Restaurant is a new Organic California Cuisine venue in Monterey. It is the culminating vision of Dana Mills Helman.

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  • (831) 920-3560
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  • 150 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA

Adventures by the Sea

We are your one stop shop for all your recreation and teambuilding needs on the Monterey Peninsula.

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  • (831) 372-1807
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  • 299 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA

MYO Frozen Yogurt

MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt

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  • (831) 649-3769
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  • 491 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA

Monterey Hostel

https://www.youtube.com "To Help all, especially the young gain a greater understanding of the world, and its people through hostelling"

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  • 778 Hawthorne St, Monterey, CA

Second Chance Thrift Store

We are very excited to have the opportunity to serve the community by providing a store where people can purchase high quality, slightly used items at…

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  • 831-372-2033, 831-717-4479
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  • 105 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA

Princess Monterey Whale Watching

Whale Watching Monterey, Ca.

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  • 96 Fishermans Whrf, # 1, Monterey, CA

Lone Oak Lodge

At the Lone Oak Lodge, you're only minutes away from all of the sights and sounds of the enchanting Monterey Pennisula. World famous Pebble Beach 17…

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  • (800) 283-5663
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  • 2221 Fremont St, Monterey, CA

Melville Tavern

  • (831) 643-9525
  • 484 Washington St, Monterey, CA

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop

With stores throughout California, American Cancer Society Discovery Shops help support the fight against cancer through the sale of high quality…

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  • 198 Country Club Gate, Pacific Grove, CA

Artisana Gallery

Artisana Gallery: Offering you the beauty of artisan bazaars in the heart of Pacific Grove!

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  • 612 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA

Crêpes of Brittany

An authentic brittany style crepe experience located on Old Fisherman's Wharf

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  • (831) 649-1930
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  • 211 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA

Johnny Rockets

Serving up all-American food and fun, Johnny Rockets specializes in classic hamburgers, American Fries and shakes, with over 300 restaurants…

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  • (831) 649-1809
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  • 685 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA

Monterey Hotel

Located in the heart of downtown Old Monterey, the Monterey Hotel has been restored to its original splendor. The forty-five lavishly restored guest…

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  • 406 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA

Old Monterey Marketplace

Promoting the economic vitality and community spirit of Old Monterey!

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  • (831) 655-8070
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  • 98 Del Monte Ave, Ste 201, Monterey, CA

Pendleton Outlet Store

Pendleton Woolen Mills is part of the Kay/Bishop weaving legacy that began in 1863, when Thomas Kay arrived in Oregon. www.pendleton-usa.com

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  • 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA

Monterey Public Library

www.monterey.org/library

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  • (831) 646-3932
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  • 625 Pacific St, Monterey, CA

Denny's

We are open every hour of every day and you are welcome here whenever the whim hits you. We are open to good prices, so that everyone can leave…

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  • (831) 372-0160
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  • 300 Fremont St, Monterey, CA

Monterey Hotel

Our Monterey, California hotel features Victorian-inspired accommodations and modern amenities.

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  • (831) 375-3184
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  • 406 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA

Otter Bay Wetsuits & Drysuits

Our custom wetsuits and drysuits suits are individually handcrafted to 60 of your measurements. We make a pattern from scratch, cut the suit out of…

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  • 201 Hoffman Ave #1, Monterey, CA

Teaz-N-Pleaz

The Most Talked about Ultra Chic Boutique of Monterey California.

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  • 639 B Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA

Lighthouse District

The Lighthouse District in New Monterey boasts over 100 intriguing specialty shops, restaurants, and nightlife spots!

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  • 1 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Welcome to Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary! One of our nation's most spectacular marine protected areas, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary…

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  • (831) 647-4201
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  • 99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A, Monterey, CA

Troia's Market

Review: "I'm focusing on the deli portion but they are an all-around liquor store. Why they are the best: 1. They have sheets to write down your order…

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  • (831) 375-9810
  • 380 Pacific St, Monterey, CA

Spirals Benefit Shop for Alliance on Aging

Spirals offers local residents and tourists an upscale consignment and benefit store selling new and lightly used merchandise including clothing for…

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  • (831) 383-5030
  • 570 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA

Sockshop

We strive to carry the largest selection of socks and hosiery on the West Coast. Our socks are colorful, functional and most of all FUN! Our…

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  • (831) 372-8901
  • 649 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA

Royal Presidio Chapel

The Royal Presidio Chapel Heritage Center is located in the Parish Offices Building located to the east of the Chapel/Cathedral. 
San Carlos Borromeo…

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  • 831.373.2628
  • 500 Church St, Monterey, CA

Monterey Salinas Transit

Follow this link for bus routes and schedules

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  • 1-888-MST-BUS1
  • 1 Ryan Ranch Rd, Monterey, Monterey, CA

Cannery Pizza Company

"Pizza, Chipotle-style located in the heart of Cannery Row. All pizzas are personal 9", with the choice of thin or regular crust, sauce, cheese, and…

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  • 751 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA

St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

"The best part about this St Vinnie's is that they take donations during all open hours.   I live close by and my grandmother and I have been cleaning…

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  • 831-642-9387
  • 214 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA

St Mary's Thrift Shop

Open for sales Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 1–4pm. Open for donations Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings, and by special arrangement.

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  • 831-373-4441
  • 146 12th St Pacific Grove, Pacific Grove, CA

Pacific Grove Library

Hours: Monday: 2pm to 7pm  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10am to 7pm Friday & Saturday: 10am to 5pm Closed Sunday

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  • 831.648.5760
  • 550 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA

Spirals Benefit Shop for Alliance on Aging

Spirals offers local residents and tourists an upscale consignment and benefit store selling new and lightly used merchandise including clothing for…

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  • (831) 383-5030
  • 570 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA

Presidio of Monterey Museum

The museum is open on Mondays 10 to 1, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 to 4, and Sundays 1 to 4 pm.

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  • (831) 646-3456
  • 1759 Lewis Rd, Monterey, CA

Monterey Bay Whale Watch Center

Visit http://www.gowhales.com/sighting.htm for a list of recent sightings on our trips. Monterey Bay Whale Watch offers year-round whale watching…

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  • (831) 375-4658
  • 84 Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA
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