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1.
CLAM CHOWDER AT OLD FISHERMAN'S WHARF OF MONTEREY
  Fisherman's  Wharf, Monterey, CA | Phone: N/A | Admission: Free
       
  Old Fisherman's Wharf is one of Monterey's most famous tourist attractions featuring a myriad of restaurants & unique shops. Warm up on the wharf
by conducting your own clam chowder tasting as you wander by various restaurants offering samples of their delicious creations. Discover your favorite chowder recipes prepared by professional chefs utilizing fresh
local ingredients gathered directly from the bay.
 
2.
POINT SUR LIGHTHOUSE
  37028 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920 | 831-667-2315 | Admission: $10 pp
       
  Jutting out into the Pacific Ocean from the spectacular Big Sur Coast, the Point Sur Light Station stands as a silent sentinel to a by-gone era. Point
Sur is the only complete turn-of-the-century light station open to the public
in California. The unique stone lighthouse still guides ships with its light, though it is now completely automated. Access to Point Sur is by guided
tour only. Moonlight tours are $15.00 per person.
 
3.
FEEDING FRENZY AT THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM
  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 | 831-648-4800 | Admission: N/A
       
  Get a new view of the Aquarium in this behind-the-scenes adventure! Your morning begins by viewing a private sea otter feeding and training session. Next you'll go on "Feeding Frenzy" to see where food is prepared for our animals, and how they get their morning meals. You'll have a chance to prepare vitamins for our penguins and serve breakfast to other animals. 8:15 am-10:30 am; Thurs & Sun (Ages 8-Adult) Reservations Required  
4.
SAMPLE & PURCHASE CHEESE AT THE CHEESE SHOP OF CARMEL
  Ocean Ave & Junipero Ave, Carmel, CA | 831-625-2272 | Admission: Free
       
  Thinking about a wine country picnic? There is no better place to purchase your cheese than from the Cheese Shop in Carmel. Choose from a wide variety of Artisan Cheeses and sample any type before you purchase! In addition to cheese, this little shop in Carmel offers a modest selection of delicious gourmet food products made around the world as well as a couple of home grown companies from Monterey County. 10am-6pm; Mon-Sat, 11am-5:30pm; Sun  
5.
FAR WEST FUNGI FARM TOUR
  1186 Trafton Rd, Moss Landing, CA | 831-728-5469 | Admission: N/A
       
  The farm is a 60,000 square foot growing facility strategically located in the heart of Monterey Bay in Moss Landing. Far West Fungi Farm specializes in hard to find, delicious, high quality organic mushrooms of many different varieties. The farm offers where you will explore the world of mushroom cultivation, harvesting and partake in some tasty grilled treats. Tours are by appointment only.
 
 

   

























 
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