Monterey Bay Aquarium Goes Deep

Jellyfish are the "Mona Lisa" of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Constantly swarmed by fascinated onlookers.

If you’re in San Francisco ever, take a day trip to Monterey Bay Aquarium. Only a 1.5 hour drive and well worth it. This world renowned attraction ranks among the world’s finest aquariums and it definitely gets high marks from us. You can see more Monterey Bay Aquarium highlights on our most recent hiptravelreview story. Here’s a peak:

My eyes went buggy seeing the colossal Outer Bay aquarium: a deep-blue world swirling with barracuda, hammerhead sharks, stingrays and 8-foot tuna. At 1.3 million gallons, Outer Bay is the largest fish tank in the world. The viewing window alone is roughly the size of an IMAX movie screen.Read more


3 thoughts on “Monterey Bay Aquarium Goes Deep

    1. Sorry about getting back to you so late. Actually, the Aquarium is right down the street from Cannery Row, which John Steinbeck featured in several of his books. Salinas is Steinbeck’s town. Museum there, I think.

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