Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row - 5 Must Sees

California, Monterey Guide (B): Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row - 5 Must Sees

So you're in Monterey and only have a day to see everything there is to see. Sorry to tell you, it just can't be done. Even if we narrow it down to just the Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row areas, no matter what your interest -- history, site seeing, recreation, dining or just being able to play tourist -- these popular destination areas are just so jammed packed with places to see, food to eat and things to do that just getting started on a plan of attack can seem pretty daunting. Heck we live here full time and are still making new discoveries almost every day. But never fear, here are our top 5 "must sees" in Monterey that should more than fill up your day, and likely have you thinking about how soon you can book your next trip.

Fisherman's Wharf is comprised of three very distinct areas offering an amazing diversity of sites, sounds and smells.

First up is Municipal Wharf II, a working commercial pier where in the early mornings you'll see dozens of fishing boats offloading their catch of the day. The wharf features a British pub, two restaurants, a commercial abalone farm, Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club and five wholesale fish companies. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row - 5 Must Sees
Guide Location: USA » Monterey
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lynn Momboisse
Read it on author's website: http://carmelbytheseaca.blogspot.com/2016/03/montereys-fishermans-wharf-and-cannery.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Municipal Wharf II
  • abalone
  • Stanton Center
  • Historic Custom House
  • Fisherman's Wharf Boardwalk
  • Fisherman Monument
  • Trail
  • San Carlos Beach
  • Monterey Plaza Hotel
  • rent a bike
  • Cannery Row Brewing Company
  • Steinbeck Plaza
  • Ricketts' Lab
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium