Electric Scooter Rentals in Monterey, CA - Historic Tour
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Electric Scooter Rentals in Monterey, CA - Historic Tour

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Stop At: Breakwater, Monterey, CA 93940

Breakwater Cove Marina includes the Coast Guard Pier. Built in the 1930s by the Army Corps of Engineers this 1700-foot breakwater guards the north side of the harbor. A wharf was later built over the breakwater and is used to house the US Coast Guard Cutter Long Island. This wharf is also home to a seabird rookery.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Cannery Row & Wave Streets, Monterey, CA 93940

This street was once the site of many Sardine Canning Factories. The overfishing of Sardines caused the last canneries to close in 1973. As you drive the street you will see remnants of these factories. The street was originally Ocean View Avenue; however Cannery Row was its nickname and in 1958, the name was officially changed to honor John Steinbeck and his novel named Cannery Row and some landmarks from Steinbeck’s novel still line the street. This street is just so fun to walk along and enjoy many hotels. Restaurants, stores and of course the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: California's First Theatre, Monterey State Historic Park Scott and Pacific Sts., Monterey, CA

Originally built in 1846-47 by Jack Swan with wood from a shipwreck, the building was used as lodging and a tavern for sailors. It became a theatre in 1850, formed by a group of disbanded US Army officers. Later the theatre was used as a home for whalers. It fell into disrepair in 1896 and it was purchased in 1906 by the California Landmark’s League.

Stop At: Colton Hall Museum, Pacific St btwn Madison and Jefferson Sts, Monterey, CA 93940

Colton Hall was built in the late 1840s by Walter Colton. He was a Chaplain on Commodore Stockton’s ship when he came to California. He stayed and became Monterey’s first Mayor in the American period. The hall was originally home to a public school and government meeting place. It was also the location of California’s first Constitutional Convention in 1849. Colton Hall is the most important building in Monterey County still in continuous use. It has been home to many of the city’s offices such as a courthouse and Sheriff’s Office. The second floor is now a museum and by the way, the exterior of this building was featured in the 1959 movie “A Summers Place” starring Sandra Dee and Troy Donohue.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: San Carlos Cathedral, 500 Church St, Monterey, CA 93940-3209

This location was founded by Father Junipero Serra on June 3, 1770. It was the cornerstone of his mission. A year after it was founded, Father Serra moved his mission to Carmel. The Church remained as a Royal Chapel for the soldiers guarding the Spanish Presidio of Monterey. The sandstone church was completed in 1794 and is the oldest continuously functioning church in California. It is the first stone building in California and California’s first Cathedral.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Stevenson House, Monterey State Historic Park 530 Houston St., Monterey, CA

This was the first owned and built by Don Rafael Gonzalez in the 1830s. After many owners a Swiss businessman named Girardin bought it and added the Houston Street Section and it became the French Hotel. It was at this hotel that the famed writer Robert Louis Stevenson stayed for a few months while writing “The old Pacific Capital” in 1879. This book was about Monterey and while he was here, he gained inspiration for the store “Treasure Island”. This building is currently a repository of Robert Louis Stevenson memorabilia including furniture, first edition books, etc.
There are 24 stops along this self-guided tour, please enjoy!

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  • Electric Scooter
  • Auto liability
  • Helmet
  • App Driven Tour (GPS Self-guided)
  • Option binoculars
  • Free Driving Lesson
  • Safety Orientation
Not included
  • Parking Fees
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


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