If You Want to Enjoy Monterey CA to the Fullest then You’ve come to the Right Place!
Welcome to SeizeTheDay-Monterey.com, a labor of love done by yours truly. My name is Kevin and I’m going to be your personal Monterey Bay Guide.
We’ve lived in Monterey for over 25 years and have played tour guide and advisor to a number of friends and family over the years.
To my surprise, many of our friends and family cannot find good information on where to stay and what to do here in Monterey or even where to eat.
They complain that most sites just give them a giant list of Monterey Hotels and Restaurants that really doesn’t do them any good. Some websites were just sites that took advertising money from local businesses and passed off their ads as recommendations … I plan to change all of this!
So I set out to create a site about Monterey that would truly help those wanting to make the most of their Monterey Experience.
I aim to provide real information, just like you would get from a close friend who lives in the area.
Somebody who will show you the tourist hotspots and the hidden gems of the Monterey Bay that only locals know about.
I’ll also help you avoid “tourist traps” if that’s not your thing
You need somebody who is personally vested in you having the best time possible because after all you are a guest in my Home 😉 and I want you to have a great time because I want you to visit again and again!
Real Information such as:
Do Not Wait In Line at the Monterey Aquarium
This is a waste of time as the line can often wrap around the block. If you purchase your tickets online or phone them in you can pickup your tickets at the Will Call Window and avoid the line altogether!
If you get Monterey Bay Aquarium Discount Tickets through a Hotel Deal or get an Aquarium Membership, you’ll be able to use the Member’s Entrance which fast tracks you to the top displays while avoiding the crowds!
There are a number of ways to ensure that you have a great aquarium visit! Find out more ways to maximize your time in the Monterey Aquarium
See if you can Score Free Monterey Aquarium Tickets
Save Money with the Best Free Stuff
You Don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy Monterey, matter of fact some of the Best Things in Monterey are FREE!
Do Not Miss Big Sur
I cannot stress this enough. Big Sur is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the WORLD. Take at least half a day to see Big Sur, you will not be disappointed!
Family Trips to Monterey California are a blast! There’s so much fun to be had that it’s hard to know where to start!
Monterey is known for her food but the problem is that there are so many choices. Let me help you:
Walk the Recreational Trail from Fisherman’s Wharf to Cannery Row and even Pacifc Grove. Its an easy walk and the best way to take in Monterey!
And of Course You have to do the Monterey Aquarium!
Some links below to help you with your Monterey Aquarium excursion:
You Cannot Miss Big Sur California!
Take some time out and visit Big Sur California. You won’t regret it and it’s just 15 minutes from Monterey. Coastal Highway 1 is regarded as one of the Top 10 Drives in the World. It is remarkably beautiful and is just awe inspiring.
If you’re pressed for time, you can do a Big Sur California Quick Trip in 2-3 hours. But I recommend going for at least half a day. There is so much to see and to do in Big Sur.
And No Trip to Monterey is Complete without Seeing the Sea Otters
If there was one animal that was the mascot of Monterey, it would absolutely be the Sea Otter.
These guys are a blast to watch, expecially in the wild. You can see these guys from a number of places but the hot spots include Fisherman’s Wharf, The Monterey Aquarium, The Recreational Trail, Point Lobos, and something I like to call The Sea Otter Secret Hangout!
Help me help others enjoy Monterey to the fullest!
Send me a quick line about your favorite things to do here in Gorgeous Monterey! Pics and Vids fully welcome
Or just leave a quick comment below!!!
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