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Monterey Pictures

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View from 17-Mile Drive picture in Monterey
Monterey Harbor picture in Monterey
Sunbathing Seals picture in Monterey
Cannery Row at Twilight picture in Monterey
Monterey Bay Aquarium picture in Monterey
Pebble Beach Golf Links picture in Monterey
View From The Lodge at Pebble Beach picture in Monterey
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Carmel Beach picture in Monterey
House in Carmel-by-the-Sea picture in Monterey
Scenic Road picture in Monterey
Carmel Valley picture in Monterey
Cypress Cove in Point Lobos picture in Monterey
A Sea Horse at the Monterey Bay Aquarium picture in Monterey
Carmel Beach at Sunset picture in Monterey
Sea Lion Cove in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve picture in Monterey
Foggy Monterey picture in Monterey

Monterey's coastline is renowned for its incredible beauty, and should be both extensively explored and carefully absorbed for maximum appreciation. Getty Images

Along the 17-Mile Drive, you might be tempted to take your eyes off the road by breathtaking views of the craggy coastline. Westend61 Getty Images

Take a stroll along Old Fisherman's Wharf and sample some of the area's famous clam chowder. Bill_Dally Getty Images

Another reason to visit Old Fisherman's Wharf? Prime views of Monterey's abundant sealife. The bay's seals like to take a break and soak up the sun on the harbor's rocks and buoys. LoriCaliforny Flickr

With its plethora of restaurants and bars, Cannery Row shines brightest at night. Courtesy of the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Monterey's star attraction for many years, the aquarium houses hundreds of colorful fish and other marine animals. Courtesy of the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Golfers come from around the world to strike a ball on the famous Pebble Beach fairways. isogood Getty Images

Enjoy beautiful views of the coast and the Pebble Beach Golf Links from The Lodge at Pebble Beach. brad.coy Flickr

The best way to get around Monterey by car. And considering its miles of oceanfront highways, it's easy to see why.  Pgiam Getty Images

Carmel-by-the-Sea does not allow chain restaurants, so visitors are confident that where they're eating is one of a kind.  brad.coy Flickr

This popular beach in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea welcomes dogs, so Fido can join in on the fun as well. Pgiam Getty Images

Carmel-by-the-Sea is home to some impressive (and expensive) real estate. Pgiam Getty Images

Though the best way to get around Monterey is by car, a walk along Carmel-by-the-Sea's Scenic Road is worth a stroll.  Pgiam Getty Images

No need to make an extra trip to Napa  the Carmel Valley boasts plenty of vineyards to tour. stevezmak Getty Images

Hiking trails run along the cliffs in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve and offer spectacular views. Jim Bahn Flickr

You can catch this little guy along with more substantial creatures like a giant octopus at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. MoonSoleil Flickr

Visitors say Carmel Beach deserves a visit twice - once during the day and again at sunset.  Pgiam Getty Images

For spectacular views of the Pacific coast, spend a few hours hiking in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Don DeBold Flickr

Due to Monterey's location along the ocean, the area gets fog, especially during the summer.  Gevor Getty Images

Monterey Bay picture in Monterey
View from 17-Mile Drive picture in Monterey
Monterey Harbor picture in Monterey
Sunbathing Seals picture in Monterey
Cannery Row at Twilight picture in Monterey
Monterey Bay Aquarium picture in Monterey
Pebble Beach Golf Links picture in Monterey
View From The Lodge at Pebble Beach picture in Monterey
Driving in Monterey picture in Monterey
Cafe in Carmel-by-the-Sea picture in Monterey
Carmel Beach picture in Monterey
House in Carmel-by-the-Sea picture in Monterey
Scenic Road picture in Monterey
Carmel Valley picture in Monterey
Cypress Cove in Point Lobos picture in Monterey
A Sea Horse at the Monterey Bay Aquarium picture in Monterey
Carmel Beach at Sunset picture in Monterey
Sea Lion Cove in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve picture in Monterey
Foggy Monterey picture in Monterey

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