Monterey Travel Guide
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These scores tell you how well-liked a place is in each Tribe. Gogobot Tribes are groups who share a certain travel style, like Family Travelers or History Buffs.
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- 98%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 86%Family Travelers
- 65%Local Culture
- 65%Adventure Travelers
- 65%Budget Travelers
- 64%Art & Design Lovers
- 58%History Buffs
Member Reviews (109)
- MontereyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 1Sep 14, 2012
I love Monterey and the area mostly for it's wonderful beaches and marine life. It's a great place for a dive trip even though the water is chilly. No other destination compares to diving in a kelp forest.
- MontereyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Jul 04, 2012
Coastal living with a conscience. Located along a picture-perfect stretch of California coastline, Monterey is far enough from the hectic life of larger cities like San Jose and San Francisco, but close enough to benefit from their many amenities. With the near pristine wilderness of Big Sur to the South, and the quirky individualistic Santa Cruz to the North, there's always something interesting to get involved with, or in.
- MontereyMember ofLocal CultureAdventure TravelersOct 25, 2013
If you're a John Steinbeck fan, you'll well know that Monterey, California was the setting for his tragic-comedy, Cannery Row. While the shacks, canneries and whorehouses are long gone, Monterey manages to maintain a little bit of its original character despite the best efforts of gentrification. All literary reasons aside, Monterey's natural beauty is draw enough to attract many a visitor. The aquarium there neatly captures the unique marine biology this stretch of California's Gold Coast has to offer - can't think of many other places where you can adopt a orphaned sea otter!
- MontereyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodiesDec 25, 2012
Monterey is a gorgeous historic seaside town. Unfortunately, it was raining the whole time I was there, but it's still a gorgeous place. Beautiful coastal region, with plenty of beautiful ocean views.
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