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Enjoying Carmel Valley’s wine and natural beauty
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Although not as well-known as Napa or Sonoma, the Monterey County wine region actually produces the most premium grapes in North America, spread over 16,187 hectares.

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Salinas Valley’s crops
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As the No. 1 agricultural region in the United States, the Salinas Valley earned its nickname "Salad Bowl of the World," due to the wide variety of fruits and vegetables grown here.

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Walking along Monterey’s historic Cannery Row
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Nearly a quarter million tons of sardines were processed on Cannery Row in 1945, the year John Steinbeck's “Cannery Row” was published.

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Couple relaxing at a romantic Monterey-area spa
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Getting in the swing of it at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
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Runners leave their marks at the Big Sur International Marathon
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Under the glam tent at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine
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The crowd at Pacific Grove Good Old Days
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Getting rowdy at the Salinas Rodeo
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