Our Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour will take you alongside California's Pacific Coast on your way to historical Monterey & picturesque Carmel-via-the-Sea along side a force via Pacific Grove in between. Monterey Bay has outstanding geologic and biological significance: it has an terrific abundance of sea life simply offshore inside the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which borders 276 miles of California’s superb coastline. Monterey Bay turned into the web site of the first Europeans to visit the land that became California. Several waves of commercial scale whaling and fishing exploited the bounty of the huge undersea trench offshore. John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath) grew up in Salinas and spent plenty of his creative attempt writing about the Monterey area. Two of his books are Tortilla Flat and Cannery Row. You’ll begin the day touring south on the well-known Pacific Coast Highway, California Highway 1 (fog permitting). After a forestall in Santa Cruz, a relaxation break, and optional image stops along the way, you will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to walk among the stores and snatch a clean seafood lunch. If you deliver your own lunch, you is probably capable of squeeze in a brief ride to the world famous Monterey Aquarium (admission not included). After lunch, you'll comply with the coast via the lovely little town of Pacific Grove at the manner to the 17-Mile Drive. This well-known avenue winds its way among magnificent houses and the extraordinary coastline, between the greens and tees of world well-known golf courses like Spyglass Hill, and amongst the ultimate last wooded area of a unprecedented species of timber, the Monterey Cypress, which is sculpted by relentless pacific breezes into fanciful shapes. The Lone Cypress is a totally poignant instance of this type of hardy bushes placing on to life (with the assist of human engineering) in a seemingly impossible location. The pressure finishes up at the Pebble Beach Village, where you could go to the Pro Shop and see the well-known 18th Green. When you’ve paid that a good deal for green fees, you don’t stop at sundown at the sixteenth hole! Upon arrival in the enchanted town of Carmel-with the aid of-the-Sea, you can explore the boutique stores on Ocean Avenue or be dazzled by using the white sandy beach. If there may be time and interest, we can go to the historical Carmel Mission as a last prevent. Our Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour also has optional brief stops in Half Moon Bay or Santa Cruz. Don’t forget that is a semi-private tour, that means that the itinerary can be custom designed to your own interests. Come and join our Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour now for an amazing experience.