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“17 Mile Drive” 5 of 5 stars
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Seventeen Mile Drive
Seventeen Mile Drive, Carmel, CA
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$200*
and up
Monterey Coastal Sights by Bike
Ranked #8 of 28 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
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Chicago, Illinois
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“17 Mile Drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Spectacularly scenic drive-Pebble Beach golf course is amongst the stops in here--do yourself a favor-at dusk go to Spanish Bay and witness the bag piper as he plays and strolls about the golf course to reappear in front of you playing as the sun sets into the Pacific-he does this every night-people sit out on the deck with food/wine as this is taking place--take it in!!!!!

Visited October 2013
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“Loved It”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

For under ten dollars this is a great trip. We are golfers so to see Pebble Beach was great. We are originally from the St Andrews area so it was nice to compare championship courses. Even if you are not a golfer the drive with the various stop off points is excellent. The scenery and wildlife on view is spectacular. Go there.

Visited November 2013
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Mountain View, California
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“Beautiful Coastline”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The drive is worth making at least once. You might want to do it in the opposite order they recommend. Bring a jacket, as even in summer the beaches can be breezy and brisk. Oh, and bring a camera, of course!

Visited April 2013
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Rochester, New York
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“When did they build all these houses?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Beautiful scenery, beyond the doubt. But, there were a surprising number of enormous houses along the drive. It was disappointing to see guide wires helping to steady The Lone Cypress. Seeing and listening to the sea lions made up for that.

Visited November 2013
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“Spectacular views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We rode this on our bikes. There are some long downhills. The road is otherwise okay, traffic is a little heavy in certain areas and there was one really angry driver.

Visited October 2013
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