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Seventeen Mile Drive

Seventeen Mile Drive, Carmel, CA
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Ranked #6 of 29 attractions in Carmel
Type: Scenic Drives
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Los Angeles, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

Some have said "why pay here" if we can see free on Hwy 1 or Carmel? Well, I can say it's worth it! There are super convenient stops with free parking at each one and the suggestions on the map they give you when you pay to get in for the $10. There are about 20 stops, with only 3... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

breathtaking, literally, breathtaking. well worth it!! A little scary for my daughter but we stopped on so many turn outs to enjoy the view, spectacular!!

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Winnipeg
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

The drive was worth every penny - so beautiful. Loved seeing the golf courses, particularly Pebble Beach.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Always a must drive when visiting the area. Breath taking beaches and views. Lovely homes along the way to dream about.

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Monterey, CA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Pebble Beach is a super de luxe community, gorgeous rides along the water, incredible homes, lush landscaping. Lunch at the "Lodge" a great treat, good views of the golf course and the ocean. A golfers delight, the site of the AT&T bash for the great and near great. Whatever, it's truly beautiful and well worth the ride. Hit the Lodge... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We entered at the US1 gate (note $10 per car). The first 6 miles dont really have much except for a winding road through many hugely upscale houses. The first beach, Spanish Beach is a nice stop, but nothing really special. The next few stops, including "The Restless Sea", Point Joe (which I believe is where John Denver's plane crashed),... More

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San Jose
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

17 Mile Drive is amazing but it is a not a must see when you are in the Monterey/Carmel area. The local attractions within the 17 Mile Drive area are the Lonely Cypress, Pebble Beach Golf Club and perhaps Spanish Bay Beach. If you just want to see Pebble Beach Golf Club, you can just drive there. The drive is... More

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This was the first time I was ever on the western coast and the view was surreal. While the road was somewhat winding, it slowed the travel enough that not only the passenger but the driver could enjoy the view also. The stopping along the way to have a snack or just take in the sight was fantastic. Enjoying the... More

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Whittier, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Well worth the drive, exotic homes , beautiful scenery, ticket is good all day, sometimes we take the 51 mile drive(3 times in one day!)

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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you're looking for a way to spend an hour or 2, this drive is perfect. You drive up to the gate (and pay $10) and you're given a little brochure with some information on all the stops. Beautiful homes along the route, beautiful views and beaches and a really nice drive.

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