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@ 17-Mile Drive
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17-Mile Drive is a magical place and a scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula. You can book guided tours to the 17-Mile Drive that range from &100 to &1000, but you can also drive it yourself in this scenic road and just pay $5 gate fee. You can stop wherever you like to take pictures, watch sunset or have a picnic with your family and friends.
@ Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Admission fee is $49.95 which seems to be pricey but it is good for a whole day where you can see a lot to keep you entertained. You can purchase Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets from AAA that have a small discount, about $2, on both adult and children’s tickets. There are few discounts offered by the Aquarium on the entrance fee and it is packed with children and families on weekends.
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Explore the history of Monterey’s fisheries with a visit to the Cannery Row Historical District, (made famous by John Steinbeck’s novels), where former sardine canning factories now house an assortment of shops, restaurants, and the popular Cannery Row Antiques Mall. Be close enough to the seaside for seal watching where you can experience for free.
@ Monterey Country Youth Museum
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Are you traveling with kids? Here is perfect place for them to work off some excess energy while you recharge. The admission fee is $8 but kids under 2 are free. This is a budget-friendly afternoon activity for the whole family.
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