Hiking trails, hidden beaches and a summer jazz festival make for a fabulous escape in this arty coastal town. The Monterey Bay Aquarium and its Giant Pacific Octopus are a huge hit with families while golfers head to the legendary Golf Links of Pebble Beach.
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For those of you who prefer more water based activities, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is home to many species of sealife including the Giant Pacific Octopus