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Scenic Road Walkway

Address: Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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Ranked #2 of 25 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Trails, Landmarks
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

You can drive this road too. It's gorgeous. Start from Ocean Ave. Need to drive this road slowly as it has a very sharp turn but what a view of the ocean.

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Rye Brook, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

First, the cypress trees are amazing. The walkway winds around Carmel beach, which is gorgeous, but equally as incredible are the houses along the roadway and throughout the area. They are so unique, like wandering through a gingerbread village. The waves crash at the shore in different spots. A haven for photographers! I ended each day of my visit to... More 

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Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This walk is for everyone. You can go as far, as short, as fast, as slow as you want. to get there go down Ocean Ave and turn left on Scenic Rd. After a block the pathway begins. It is just above the beach but there are stairways if you want to walk along the beach. the most interesting beautiful... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

It can be really tough to find parking around here. If you do find it, you don't want to give up your spot to see further down the way. So... bring bikes. Park once and use your bike to travel all along the water way. On a bike you can sometimes move faster than cars waiting for parking spots. But... More 

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Carmel, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The winding pathway around ancient cypress trees overlooking Carmel's mile long beach to the curling waves of the Pacific Ocean is an experience like none other. If it's the sand you want, meander down a stairway to the ocean's edge. Whether windy and foggy or sunny and warm, the walk is invigorating and beautiful.

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Carmel, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

On one side of the road are some of the most interesting houses you will see up close and on the other side of the road are views that are hard to find without hiking for hours! It's a great road to meet people or take your dog for a walk or even cycle with ease. It's my favorite stroll/ride... More 

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Felton, California
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463 reviews 463 reviews
228 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Really a nice walk along the coast and within a nice neighborhood. Lots of pretty yards on one side and the rocky shore on the other. It starts at a great beach and ends at another, depending on which direction you choose. It is nice to end up at Carmel Beach and then continue thru town. As always, parking is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Beautiful scenery with the ocean and the added bonus of beautiful homes to admire on the other side of the street

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Irvine
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We do this walk from Ocean Avenue to Carmel River Beach every day when we stay in Carmel and of course never get tired of it. The beauty is really beyond words. On one of the days this year the air was so clear that the water color was many magnificent shades of blue even more blue than I remembered.... More 

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