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17-Mile Drive

Monterey, CA
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Ranked #6 of 56 Attractions in Monterey
Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving, Golfing
Traveler Description: The 17 mile drive, CA , is a wonderful and scenicdrive with beautiful views. However, you should keep in mind that this is a toll road and you will... more »
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London
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

One of the best scenic drives around, you pay $10 to gain access to the road but they give you a map with the vista points listed, well worth doing!!

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GTA, Ontario, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Wonderful views on this drive. Give yourself lots of time to stop and view the many vantage points. By sure to visit the Pebble Beach Golf club while on your drive.

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We started our drive at the Pacific Grove gate and ended at Pebble Beach. It was well worth the $10 fee. The weather was a little overcast so the views weren't quite as clear in the beginning but it was still quite beautiful. I had scene many pictures of the 17 mile drive and it was amazing to see it... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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142 reviews 142 reviews
80 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

This road is amazing! Be prepared to make several stops along the way, once the views are breathtaking! All of them! The USD 10 fee that you have to pay is worthy - the place is gorgeous and we ended up taking tons of pictures. Hint: make sure to enter on the Pacific Grove Gate, so you can enjoy the... More

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Wow, yes I have heard about the beauty of 17 mile drive, but it was even more pretty than I had heard about

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Fort Myers, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were driving down the Coast headed for the Hearst Mansion when we came across this drive. We were really surprised because we had been to the area a few times over the years and hadn't found this attraction. To be brief, they charged $10 to get road access but I got that back by having lunch... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We weren't certain having viewed one of the reviews below but were not disappointed. We choose a relatively quiet time and day (Monday afternoon in September). The beach alone makes the $10 charge worth it. The beach is fantastic with soft sands and the wildlife in abundance with sea lions, seals and the many birds to be viewed and photographed.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

a must on a golfers list, through parts of Pebble Beach and out to Carmel by the sea, beautiful homes and scenery and doesn't cost anything to look!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Pretty drive, nice little scenic stops (very 'accessible' too). Don't plan on home shopping on the drive, you only see the gates, but there are a few that standout. We paid the $10 per car admission, and was well worth it just for the stop to Pebble Beach. We stopped at Spanish Bay for cocktails. NOTE: if you spend more... More

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Redding, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We did the loop 2 consecutive days. First by car and then by bike. It was a very scenic drive but definitely had that tourist feel with all of the cars, bikes & buses along the trek. We ended up stopping for lunch both times at Pebble Beach. I would include it in the list of things that you "must... More

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