Grab Life By The Moments


Visitors come to Monterey to “Grab Life By The Moments”, and this moment is yours. Make your next trip to Monterey interesting and entertaining with The Original Monterey Walking Tours. We offer two highly rated tours – historic Monterey Walking Tour or the Cannery Row and Monterey waterfront walking tour.


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Health and Safety Notice COVID-19:

The Original Monterey Walking Tours will comply with all current city, county and state guidelines, including wearing of masks if necessary. Tour group size will be limited to 10 individuals. Tours are conducted outdoors; nevertheless we will also maintain appropriate distancing.



The best guided tour of Monterey is up close and on foot with the Original Monterey Walking Tours.  Escape the crowds and discover this beautiful city with guided tours that are highly rated, entertaining and fun for all ages.

Monterey Walking Tours at Colton Hall
Beautiful Colton Hall

Our Guided Tours of Historic Monterey  explore the Cradle of California. Hear the stories of the old adobes, the buildings of Monterey State Historic Park, and the lives of the early residents of California’s Capital. The Original Monterey Walking Tours  will send you home with a new appreciation of life in old Mexican California..

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Our  Monterey waterfront and Cannery Row walking tours return to the days of “the Sardine Capital of the World”. From the breakwater to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, explore the Cannery Row of the 1930’s, visit the places and meet the people made famous by John Steinbeck’s “Cannery Row”. 

Monterey Walking Tours on Cannery Row
Aeneas Cannery


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Add a walking tour to your things to do in Monterey and make your visit one you will always remember.

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The Original Monterey Walking Tours

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