Historic Monterey Walking Tours: Up Close & On Foot



Your list of things to do in Monterey should include The Original Monterey Walking Tours – recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence eight years in a row! 


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Our Historic Monterey Walking Tours  explore the Cradle of California – from the Spanish explorers to California statehood to the 21st Century. Hear the stories of the adobes, the buildings of Monterey State Historic Park, and the lives of the early residents of the Old California Capital.


Thom Diggins, Owner/Operator, The Original Monterey Walking Tours


Highlights of our historic Monterey walking tours include:

Our most beautiful work of public art

California’s first “Monterey colonial” home

The site of the California constitutional convention

The Portola / Serra landing site

The tale of “Sloat’s Landing”

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Historic Monterey Walking Tours



We will walk at a leisurely pace for approximately 2 miles; the tour will take approximately 2 hours. There are some steps and slight hills. Of course you should wear comfortable shoes, and it’s always a good idea to bring a light jacket or sweat shirt and a hat.



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Ask about discounts for pre-arranged groups of 10 or more.

Monterey Walking Tours is always delighted to arrange tours on request. Contact us for custom walking tours, private tours or step-on services around our historic and scenic region.

The Original Monterey Walking Tours

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