in Monterey, CA (showing 1 - 5 out of 5)

There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!

Monterey Bay Aquarium

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 648-4800


There´s something fishy going on at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Bring the family to spend the day exploring the ocean and over 35,000 aquatic creatures through the exhibits and attractions at this one-of-a-kind aquarium perched on the Pacific coast's edge. You'll find the aquarium along the historic Cannery Row.

Monterey Bay Coastal Trail

Monterey, CA

(888) 221-1010


Stroll along the waterfront Monterey Bay Coastal Trail. Enjoy a breathtaking pathway that stretches 18 miles to offer power walkers and outdoor lovers the chance to walk along a path that hugs the scenic coastline providing tranquil vistas, valuable exercise, and benches to sit on along the way. This famous path also leads to popular attractions such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, and Fisherman´s Wharf.

Monterey Bay Kayaks

693 Del Monte Ave
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 373-5357


Paddle your way through the great outdoors at Monterey Bay Kayaks. Celebrating more than 25 years of business, the folks here offer an ocean of options for guided kayak tours including Family Adventure Tours, Monterey Bay Natural History Tours, Birding Tours, Sunday Sunrise Paddle Tours, Sunset Tours and more. Each tour includes kayaks, paddling jacket, life jacket and all gear.

Monterey State Historic Park and Path

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 649-7118


Step into the past on the Monterey State Historic Park and Path. Explore this two-mile path and discover some of Monterey´s most notable landmarks, streets, historic homes, buildings, parks and attractions. You'll see interesting sights like the location where Spanish explorers first landed in the city, the nation's last remaining whale bone sidewalks and more.

Princess Monterey Whale Watching Tours

96 Fishermans Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions

(831) 372-2203


Look for Shamu on the Princess Monterey Whale Watching Tours, Monterey´s number one narrated ocean tour attraction specializing in biology marine wildlife, especially whales. The cruise offers families the chance to see a Gray Whale, Humpback Whale, Blue Whale, Fin Whale, Beaked Whales and even an Orca Whale like Shamu!

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