The Monterey Bay Shoreline Guide

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This is an indispensable reference to one of the most spectacular stretches of California’s coastline. Beginning in the north with Point Ao Nuevo and ending some 120 miles to the south at Point Sur, Jerry Emory provides a comprehensive guide to the natural, cultural, and historical riches of the greater Monterey Bay shore. Six regional maps provide detailed information for visitors exploring by car, bike, public transportation, or on foot. Highlights of the… More >>

The Monterey Bay Shoreline Guide

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5 thoughts on “The Monterey Bay Shoreline Guide

  1. W. J. Lloyd says:

    I thought I knew the Monterey region fairly well until I was given this book as a present! It is packed with great “bites” of information: natural history, human history, and how to get to all the beaches and parks. The writing is easy to understand, friendly in a way, and even fun. The maps are very helpful, and the book even has resource sections with phone numbers, website urls, and directions. AND, the photographs are stunning. A great gift for visitors, home libraries, or the glove compartment of your car.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  2. Jon Black says:

    I received this book as a gift and was immediately taken by the depth and breadth of this book. If you are traveling from Ano Nuevo to Monterey get this book! The author and photograper bring this spectacular shoreline alive with great descriptive copy and super photos(you’ve got to see page 136). Hidden beaches and other great spots that I would never have known existed. Great information about how to get there, what to do and how it got there. Get the family together, pack a lunch and bring this book. Guaranteed great day!
    Rating: 5 / 5

  3. S. Young says:

    I have lived in Santa Cruz County for 15 years and thought I knew the Monterey Bay coastal zone very well–that is, until I read Jerry Emory’s Monterey Bay Shoreline Guide. This Guide is the best–it covers both familiar territory and less well-known aspects of the Monterey Bay and its coastal towns. I’ve found myself consulting it whenever I make any kind of shoreline jaunt, from discovering where one can walk one’s dog on a beach in Carmel to locating the best on-shore whalewatching sites. The photos are beautiful as well as informative. The organization of the book, which includes sidebar articles on specific topics, lends itself to easy access for both the casual and serious reader.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  4. S. Young says:

    I have lived in Santa Cruz County for 15 years and thought I knew the Monterey Bay coastal zone very well–that is, until I read Jerry Emory’s Monterey Bay Shoreline Guide. This Guide is the best–it covers both familiar territory and less well-known aspects of the Monterey Bay and its coastal towns. I’ve found myself consulting it whenever I make any kind of shoreline jaunt, from discovering where one can walk one’s dog on a beach in Carmel to locating the best on-shore whalewatching sites. The photos are beautiful as well as informative. The organization of the book, which includes sidebar articles on specific topics, lends itself to easy access for both the casual and serious reader.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  5. JoAnne Skinner says:

    Great book! It’s like an encyclopedia of the natural and human history of Monterey, but better. The photos are spectacular and the text is inspiring. Every time I read it, I want to jump in my car bound for the beautiful Monterey Bay so I can see the views, the wildlife, the flowers, the historical sites and more that are all described so artfully by author Emory!
    Rating: 5 / 5

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