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Address: Monterey, CA 93953
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Activities: Driving, Golfing
Description: Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this...
Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.
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Private Tour: Monterey Coastal Sights by Bike
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2-Day Monterey, Carmel and Pebble Beach Tour from San Francisco

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Excellent place , beautiful and wonderful views with a good restaurants also. The place is to be a high society but you can enter and disfruit of the place , see the views, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent place , beautiful and wonderful views with a good restaurants also. The place is to be a high society but you can enter and disfruit of the place , see the views, the ocean , the beach and beautiful places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Was caught a little off guard by the fee to travel the road but was very happy to have had the opportunity to see the Pacific at this vantage. Beautiful scenery, not to mention incredible homes along the drive. When in Monterey area a must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing views, lots of wildlife ad really well laid out in the guide pamphlet. You drive round with the masses but generally the stop and view points were not too busy. It was breezy but look where it is. Some amazing views of golf courses, the houses, the ocean etc. Well worth the time and cost.

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful drive and to be able to stop along the way and take photos was just wonderful. Definitely worth the $10 admission to drive this. Stopping at Pebble Beach was great too. Amazing views!

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

If you take the 17-mile tour plan to make a day of it and avail yourself to the amenities in the area, you'll be much happier and enjoy it more than if you just take the drive. If you don't plan to stop and enjoy the area, just stay on the Pacific Coast Highway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful vistas, lovely homes and golf courses. Definitely recommend taking the time to see it. Note there is a charge of $10.00 to drive along 17 Mile Drive.

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
47 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We had done this drive 15 years ago during our visit to California. Remembered it was beautiful but forgot how beautiful it really was and worth the time and $10 per car to get in. Many opportunities to stop the car and get out for pictures. There were also some people riding bikes which seems like another good way to... More 

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Clovis, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

A must if you are a photographer. Beautiful drive. Lunch at Spanish Bay Inn was excellent. Great weather and traffic is nice and slow to drive around the scenic shore. A must for any photographer who travels in the Monterey area. Simply beautiful.

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Newmarket, Canada
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133 reviews 133 reviews
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251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This drive is definitely worth the $10 entrance fee. Many people complain about the entrance fee, but it's about the same as the entrance fee to a State Park and it has many things to do an amenities. There are some great beaches, really nice picnic areas, washrooms. The scenery along the coast is really wonderful. We say a humpback... More 

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Sayreville, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Don't miss this scenic drive. The views are some of the most stunning you will see. The map that you get at the gate is very helpful and the places that you will want to stop are clearly marked. In addition, a red stripe on the road itself keeps you on track. Well worth the $10 fee.

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