Baby C loves reading about fishes, whales and sharks so we decided to take a road trip to Monterey, California and visit the Monterey is a beautiful little town with lots of history and great for walking and biking. We didn’t have a chance to bike while we were there but we did enjoy walking along Cannery Row and seeing the wildlife along the coast. There were seals, otters and pelicans basking in the sun.
We stayed at the Portola Hotel and Spa which was about a 20 minute walk to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. We were pleasantly surprised that the hotel was so accommodating to pets and young children. Tip: Most of the hotels sell aquarium tickets. I recommend buying tickets from the hotel directly for two reasons. First, it saves time because the wait time to purchase tickets at the aquarium entrance was anywhere from 30 – 60 minutes. Second, we got two days instead of one for the same price.
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