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The pristine beaches and popular aquarium are top of the list for many visitors to Downtown Monterey. A stop by Monterey Bay or Fisherman's Wharf might round out your trip.
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Old Monterey is a destination visitors seek out for its pristine beaches, ample dining options and popular aquarium. You might also want to check out attractions like Golden State Theatre or Monterey County Youth Museum while you're exploring the neighbourhood.
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If you're spending some time in Northwest Carmel, Carmel Beach and 17-Mile Drive are top sights worth seeing.
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While visiting Golden Rectangle, you might make a stop by sights like Carmel Beach and Sunset Center.
While Rancho Rio Vista isn't home to many top sights, Carmel Beach and Carmel Mission Basilica are some notable places to visit nearby.
Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Monterey, and visitors give high marks for the must-see aquarium, seaside and seafood restaurants. This scenic city also attracts tourists with its golf courses. Top sights in the city include Maritime Museum, Fisherman's Wharf and Dennis the Menace Park.
Cultural venues in the city include Maritime Museum, Sunset Center and Golden State Theatre. Attractions like Dennis the Menace Park, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Oceanview Boulevard are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like 17-Mile Drive, Point Pinos Lighthouse and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
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Other favourite sights in Monterey include Fisherman's Wharf, Cannery Row and Pebble Beach Golf Links. Outside the city, popular places to see include Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, located 25.3 mi (40.7 km) from the city centre, and Natural Bridges State Park, which is 25.7 mi (41.4 km) away.
With so many transport options, exploring all of Monterey is a breeze. If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Salinas Station. You can explore water transport options at the local marina.