What are the best things to do in the Monterey Bay Aquarium?
Must-see animal exhibits include the glow-in-the-dark jellyfish, Giant Pacific Octopus, and hammerhead sharks at the Open Sea Exhibit. Be sure to catch the penguin and sea otter feedings (get there early for good seats). Check out the three-story Kelp Forest and visit the touch tanks to pet urchins, starfish, and sea cucumbers.
Where can I eat near the Monterey Bay Aquarium?
You can walk to numerous restaurants near Monterey Bay Aquarium in Cannery Row, including Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (seafood), Bistro Moulin (French), IL Vecchio (Italian), Whaling Station Steakhouse (chophouse), Ambrosia (Indian), El Cantaro (vegetarian), Lalla Oceanside Grill (American), The Fish Hopper (seafood), and Johnny Rockets (burgers).