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Monterey Visitor Center

401 Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA 93940-3059
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Excellent place to get information

Make it a first call when visiting this area as they have all the knowledge and great tips on what... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Ashley M
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Echuca, Australia
Must visit

I have been to Monterey many times but this was my first visit to the visitor's center. The staff... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Teacher_Tink
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Northern California
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401 Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA 93940-3059
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Make it a first call when visiting this area as they have all the knowledge and great tips on what to see and do. Friendly and accommodation staff they try very hard to match what you want to see to what there is available. They...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I have been to Monterey many times but this was my first visit to the visitor's center. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. This is a hidden little gem in a very touristy destination. The have computers where you can book rooms for the night...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stopped at the Visitor Center on our first entry into Monterey and found it quite helpful. The Center is staffed by friendly volunteers who can provide lots of maps, brochures, and other things showing areas of interest in the Monterey Bay area.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

It was a nice place and had a convenient location just by the Lake at El Estero. Older building with basic information and phamphlets for the Monterey area.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

For starters we were told where we could legally park for free. That alone was worth the visit. They also told us about the free trolley that you can hop on and off throughout the area. Very informative! We were able to plan out what...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Gentleman who helped was so knowledgeable about everything. He recommended a wonderful walking tour and gave me a map of historic buildings to enjoy, including public restrooms along the way. The Visitors’ Center had local maps and information about many historic attractions.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The 10 minutes we spent with the very kind lady at the desk were worth their weight in gold. From tips on when to see the butterflies, to where PCH was closed vs. open, her advice was spot-on and up-to-date. ALWAYS make your first stop...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

A very nice modern tour facility whic is staffed by friendly and knowledgeable folks. We needed maps and some information on local attractions and they provided it smoothly.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Worth your time to see this Center. Might come across some place, event, etc. that you did not know about before!

Thank Caroline S
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The staff was extremely helpful in getting me information about what to do and where to go. They gave excellent driving directions.

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