2020 CISC Symposium

Cannery Row

Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
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Cannery Row is the Central Coast’s premier visitor destination. Home to some of the most luxurious hotels, world-class restaurants, boutiques & galleries, spas, premium wine tasting & exciting recreation Monterey has to offer, including the best nightlife. Walk everywhere. The breathtaking coastline of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is the backdrop for every Cannery Row experience. Parking is never a problem, and everything is within walking distance.

Doc Rickett’s Pacific Biological Laboratories

800 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
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A landmark on Cannery Row, this is the spot where John Steinbeck’s good buddy and biologist Ed “Doc” Ricketts prepped the marine life he collected before shipping it to schools and medical facilities.

The Old Monterey Jail

530 Pacific St.
Monterey, CA 93940
Hours: 10am – 4pm
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The Old Monterey Jail was constructed in 1854 and served as the City Jail until 1956. No one ever escaped from the thick granite walls during its history. The building is open to the public daily.

17 Mile Drive

Cost: $10.25/vehicle – Cash only
Hours: Sunrise – Sunset
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Follow 17-Mile Drive’s red-dotted line to arrive at an enchanting world full of dramatic coastal cliffs, snow-white beaches, mystical forests and iconic golf courses. Discover one of the most scenic drives in the world as you meet the inspiring Lone Cypress, ponder the giant trees at Crocker Grove, digest the untouched beauty at Fanshell Beach, behold the power of the Restless Sea at Point Joe, stroll the boardwalk above the beach at Spanish Bay, and much, much more.

Old Fisherman’s Wharf

1 Fisherman’s Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
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Take a walk down the wharf and enjoy the view as you walk pass various shops and sample some clam chowder.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
Hours: 10am – 5pm
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Located at the ocean’s edge, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a window to marine life — for dive masters and non-swimmers alike. It’s home to sea otters, penguins, sharks, jellies and thousands of other marine animals and plants. Its mission is to inspire conservation of the oceans.

Dali 17 Museum

5 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 5pm; Friday & Saturday: 10am – 6pm
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Dali17 is a permanent exhibition of remarkable and unprecedented art, including original etchings, mixed media, lithographs, and rare sculptures by one of the twentieth century’s premier and most celebrated surrealist artists, Spaniard Salvador Dali.

Monterey Bay Kayaks

693 Del Monte Ave.
Monterey, CA 93940
Cost: $30 – $50
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2 Amazing paddling locations – Monterey & Elkhorn Slough in Moss Landing! Kayak and standup paddleboard rentals, guided tours, classes and sales both locations. Open Daily 8:30 (except Christmas Day). Closing hours change seasonally.