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Top Things You Must Do on Old Fisherman’s Wharf

A visit to the Monterey Peninsula isn’t complete without checking out the Old Fisherman’s Wharf. This place is famous for its restaurants, gift and souvenir shops, seafood, chowder and many more. Check out these things to do on Old Fisherman’s Wharf. 
Treat your palates to a one of a kind gastronomic experience to one of the best local and international restaurants on Old Fisherman’s Wharf. This place has a lot of eateries to offer; from budget dining to casual setups. Whatever your choice is, they sure have it. It’s like a haven of different food choices all in one place. Old Fisherman’s Grotto is one of the favorite restaurants by locals and even by tourists. Their clam chowder, according to some foodies is to die for. They have got the best clam chowder in the US as most food experts say. If you are more of a grab and go type of person, Scales on the Go is definitely for you. It offers casual dining and deli plus a fresh fish market. 
You are always in for a sweet treat whenever you are in Old Fisherman’s Wharf. Whenever tourists visit this place, they always find time to visit its famous Carousel Candies store. This cute little store on the Wharf has been drawing crowds because of the pink building. For many years, it has been most kids and even adults’ favorite go-to place whenever they crave for something nice, sweet and yummy. From toffee almonds to cashews, carmel corn to chocolates and many other delectable treats they have it here. And their best seller? The salt water taffy. Definitely a must-try! Visit Carousel Candies at 31 Fisherman's Wharf Unit 1 Monterey, CA.
What is a trip to the Old Fisherman’s Wharf if you don’t go shopping? Calm your senses and unleash the inner shopaholic in you by visiting some of Old Fisherman’s Wharf’s shopping destinations. Old Fisherman’s Wharf has a long list of gift shops and souvenir stores to check out and enjoy. First on the list is Harbor House Gifts located at 1 Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. They have tourist shirts, hats, gloves, scarfs and many other souvenir items to choose from. Not only they have a huge collection, they also offer them at an affordable price. 
Discover the seas and its beauty, go and try ocean activities on Old Fisherman’s Wharf. Choose from deep sea fishing, sunset sailing or whale watching. Deep sea fishing is not like bass fishing on a lake or in a river. In deep sea fishing, you will be fishing in the middle of the sea where sea creatures are plenty. Sunset sailing is another activity that you can try. You will be riding a charter sailboat as you wait for the sun to set.  Perfect while sipping your favorite drink and cuddling your special someone. Discover the wild and magical marine life under the seas and go whale watching. See the whales in the wild as they move freely in their natural habitat. 

For your next family vacation, check out Munras Inn. Just a mile away from family attractions in Monterey. Book via our website here or call us at (831) 646-9696.

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