Steep canyons, varied marine life and adobe buildings are just a few of the charms waiting in Monterey. No stop is complete without visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Here, you’ll learn all about the sea mammals that call Monterey’s coast home, including seals, otters, whales and dolphins. Certified divers are in for a treat in Monterey. Kelp forests teeming with marine life are just off its shores, and you may even catch a glimpse of playful seals and otters swimming along with you. Monterey Bay’s bounty lies beyond its waters, giving visitors a wide variety of freshly caught fish to enjoy in area restaurants. Many Monterey restaurants also source their vegetables locally, resulting in the freshest dishes possible for even the most discriminating tastes. Head over to Cannery Row for a wide selection of the best eateries in Monterey.