Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

3.4
Once a bustling fish market, Old Fisherman's Wharf combines history, entertainment, and ocean activities. The Custom House, one of the oldest U.S. government buildings in California, stands at the wharf's entrance. Custom House Plaza also houses the local-history Monterey Maritime Museum. The wharf's restaurants offer seafood and other specialties in both casual and formal settings. Take time to browse various shops for souvenirs, handicrafts, and sweets, or visit some of the art galleries. Keep an eye out for the sea lions that often swim around the wharf and take naps on the buoys. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Old Fisherman's Wharf by using our Monterey road trip planning app.
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  • Our ship's tender dropped us off at the wharf and we had plenty of time to explore. It is, as expected, mostly restaurants and shops. The good news is that they have some surprisingly good options.....  more »
  • It's so nice in life when something looks just as you'd expect from imaginings. This darling pier, touristy and kitschy as it is, has darling shops, (largely candy! More candy stores than I've ever....  more »
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