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Monterey County, California, home to the famous aquarium, the upscale town of Carmel, and miles of gorgeous Pacific coast, isn't usually known for good deals.

So you can see the appeal of its Smile Recovery spring promotion, which offers discounts on accommodations and restaurants now through the end of May. The promotion includes a variety of deals, such as stays for under $50 a night, $100 off rack rates, a third night free, and discounted packages featuring everything from spa treatments to skydiving.

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