Monterey Bay is a bay of the Pacific Ocean located on the coast of the U.S. state of California. The bay is south of the major cities of San Francisco and San Jose. The county-seat city of Santa Cruz is located at the north end of the bay. The city of Monterey is on the Monterey Peninsula at the south end. Carmel-by-the-Sea is a small beach city on California’s Monterey Peninsula. It’s known for the museums and library of the historic Carmel Mission, and the fairytale cottages and galleries of its village-like center. The Scenic Bluff Path runs from surf spot Carmel Beach to bird-rich Carmel River State Beach, with a scuba entry point. South lie the sea animals and whaling museum of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
Itinerary: San Francisco, CA Monterey 17 Miles Carmel-by-the-Sea San Francisco
Today we are going to fully explore San Francisco, CA like a local. You can choose to be picking up from San Francisco-area hotel. If you wish to be picking up outside of San Francisco-areas, please advise your pick up address when check out. ***Please note that surcharge may apply for picking up outside of San Francisco County.
First, we will visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium before we take a stroll on the historic Fisherman’s Wharf and see Cannery Row, famous for lending its name to a John Steinbeck novel.
Then, we will enjoy the scenic drive along 17-Mile Drive through Pebble Beach. Along the way, we will pass by the iconic Lone Cypress. Then we will visit Carmel-by-the-Sea to spend some time in this beautiful city.
By the end of the day, we will return to San Francisco, CA in the late evening to conclude our tour. Please advise your drop off address when check out.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||San Francisco|
|SUGGESTED DEPARTURE TIME||8:00am to maximize sightseeing time|