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Scenic Road Walkway

Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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Ranked #2 of 28 attractions in Carmel
Type: Trails
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Waipahu, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Good views of otters, sea lions, seals, pelicans, and comorants. Even a bird rookery with baby comorants if you walk out on one of the Jettys. Pretty heavy bike traffic on the walkway so stay alert.

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San Francisco, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
63 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is the perfect short walk for people who want to see gorgeous views without trudging along for miles on end. Along the road, there are little walkways to get back up to the roads, so you can stop whenever you feel like it. At some point during your walk, be sure to take one of the stairways down to... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I just want to echo the other reviews. This is a great walk along the ocean accented with unique houses. Recommended by our friends at the Carmel Garden Inn. it looks like bathroom facilities are under construction.

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Fremont, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a lovely walk that I never got tired of! If you are interested in architecture you will be pleased as you walk past each pricy home on this street overlooking the Pacific Ocean. No two are alike! Plenty of benches to drop onto when the mood strikes you. Lovely just lovely!

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We drove down here when exiting the 17 mile drive, just pulled over for a while. Beautiful. loved Carmel.

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san francisco
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10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Take the time to park the car and talk a long walk along the ocean. Very interesting homes land beach views, you can walk to the Frank Lloyd Wright home and the butterfly home. Very quiet and great excercise

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Laguna Beach, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I've never quite seen a road like this before. It felt like I was driving in someone's front yard at times and at one point, I thought I'd drive right into the ocean! Keep to the speed limit and smile, this road is windy and beautiful!

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I got some spectacular sunset pictures from this area. You can walk between some classic houses on one side and the beach and Carmel Bay on the other. The beach is wide and long. Even with a lot of people on it, it doesn't look crowded.

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Long Beach, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We loved our long walk along the walkway, seeing the magnificent homes, crashing waves, rocky outcroppings, sitting on a bench from time to time to enjoy the Monterey Cypress. Relaxing, envigorating, gorgeous, and romantic!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Hard to imagine may places where man can improve on nature but the houses set in amongst the windblown trees is incredible. Finished off by the amazing Frank Lloyd Wright copper roofed house on the beach.

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