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Location

When is the whale watching season in Monterey?

California is one of the only places in the world where visitors can see whales year-round, sometimes right along the Monterey coast! The Monterey Submarine Canyon provides a perfect habitat for many whale species, allowing them to come close to shore to feed. Different species can be seen at different times of the year. Check more on Monterey's official tourism platform.

How long is the drive from Monterey to San Francisco?

San Francisco is about a 120-mile drive through the beautiful California coastline and it takes about 2 hours via Highway 101 North with no traffic.

How long is the drive to Los Angeles from Monterey?

Approximately 6 hours via 101 South and 5 South. You can also drive from Monterey to Los Angeles via Scenic Highway 1 along Pacific Coast. Anticipate additional 2- 3 hours to the drive time for road repairs and traffic. Check your route here.