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Seventeen Mile Drive

Seventeen Mile Drive, Carmel, CA
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Ranked #7 of 28 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Scenic Drives
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Yes, some of the views were great... and it was fun seeing Sea Lions off the coast... but it was alot of money to basically drive around a residential community. When we were finished, we drove Rt 68 NW out the Pacific Grove Gate between the Seventeen Mile Drive and Monterey - it was just as beautiful and free.

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This was our second time on this road. The previous drive was 25 years ago. Not much has changed. It costs $10 per car to get in. A bit pricey. I think that the first time that it might have been free. But you can re-use But we enjoyed the drive and stopped at a lot of different locations and... More

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Leatherhead, Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Easily accessible but you have to pay. So many wonderful views and lots of opportunities to take photographs and spy on sea otters. Well worth the admission price .Allow at least an hour

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

If you want to enjoy all the beauty California has to offer all on one drive, then you have just found it. The scenery on this trip is gorgeous. This is for nature lovers and sight seers alike.

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New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

you have to pay to drive this road, and you see lots of fancy houses, and a bit of the Pebble Beach course, but really you see much better views of the amazing coastline by going to Point Lobos, or driving south of Carmel

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Marshfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

If you're ever in the Carmel area - you MUST take the 17 Mile Drive. Okay - it's a little irritating to have to pay to enter ... but the views are simply amazing and not to be missed !

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

17 Mile Drive ia always a must see when you visit this area. The views are incredible, the wildlife beautiful, the ocean smells wonderful and cool as a breeze! Well worth the $10 entry fee!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a very interesting and scenic drive--worth the time. Do not start at the main entrance--go to the Pacific Grove entrance instead--you will not miss anything worth seeing and you will save some time. The ocean views are spectacular, the seals, sea lions and other wildlife were very unusual and interesting. Of course, the houses were amazing--huge houses behind... More

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Never knew that 17 miles could take so long to drive. But we did a lot of walking along the beautiful paths and beaches. Well woth the time!!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The ride is like something you have not seen before. For that you should go . Plenty of places to stop and have either a picture moment or even sit on a beach and picnic. Everyone stops at Pebble Beach Golf Course. Great shopping . Wish I could stay and play but at $500 a round I'll pass.

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