This one day itinerary is highlighted by visits to the Aquarium and 17 Miles Drive. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is located on the site of a former sardine cannery. It has an annual attendance of 1.8 million and holds 35,000 plants and animals representing 623 species. It is also one of the most famous research conservation facilities on the West Coast.
As the tour continues to down the California coastline, 17 Miles Drive Scenic drive is also not to be missed. There are numerous turnouts along the road to stop for photo opportunities. Chief among these is the Lone Cypress Tree, which also happens to be official symbol of the famous Pebble Beach.
Experience the beauty of the California coastline while driving through 17 Miles Scenic Drive. Views of Seal Rock, the majestic Cypress Point, Pebble Beach, Fisherman’s Warf, and the small charming town of Carmel highlight this area. Browse along the streets of Carmel and enjoy some of the best specialty shops and art galleries that Carmel has to offer. Visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Inside the aquarium learn about the great canyon that lies inside Monterey Bay. It is one of the deepest underwater canyons along the continental United States.
|TIME||CITY||LOCATION||ADDRESS & MAP|
|7:30 am||San Francisco||Lassen Tour & Travel, Inc. (Union Square San Francisco)||391 Sutter St|
|8:00 am||Burlingame||Red Roof Inn SFO (Burlingame)||777 Airport Blvd|
|8:15 am||Oakland||Angel Feet Reflexology (Oakland)||441 9th St|
|9:00 am||Cupertino||Tectonic Architects & Builders (Cupertino)||10122 Bandley Dr|
|9:30 am||Milpitas||Ulferts Center (Milpitas)||668 Barber Ln|
* 17 Mile Drive Admission
* Optional Tours
* Monterey Bay Aquarium – Adult $42, Child (2-12) $30, Senior (65+) $35