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Cannery Row, Monterey

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Historic Walking Area · Historic Site
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A waterfront street named after John Steinbeck's novel, Cannery Row is the setting for many of Steinbeck's harrowing stories. The Pacific Biological Laboratories, a well-known location in Steinbeck's novel, is a preserved landmark, along with the Chinese-American store across the street. The biologist that once manned the laboratory gave his name to the area along the coast, now the Edward F. Ricketts State Marine Conservation Area, where sea lions thrive. The waters are open for sport fishing and water sports, such as kayaking. Pay a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to view some of the species that populate the water. Plan to visit Cannery Row during your Monterey vacation using our convenient Monterey trip itinerary maker app.
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  • Lots of shops and restaurants to pop in and visit, they cater to all ages, tastes and budgets. Worth a look. 
    Lots of shops and restaurants to pop in and visit, they cater to all ages, tastes and budgets. Worth a look.  more »
  • We enjoyed walking around and going into some of the shops. Seemed like a mix of local and mass brand stores. We walked along the multi use path. 
    We enjoyed walking around and going into some of the shops. Seemed like a mix of local and mass brand stores. We walked along the multi use path.  more »

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