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“You have to do this” 4 of 5 stars
Review of 17-Mile Drive

17-Mile Drive
Monterey, CA 93953
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Ranked #7 of 44 Attractions in Monterey
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Golfing
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Owner description: Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“You have to do this”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

We enjoyed the wonderful scenery along the coast and parking at the beach. The golf courses and homes are beautiful. A must see if you are in the area!

Visited December 2011
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Carmel, California
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“Beautiful scenery, but overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

It is a nice drive with beautiful scenery, but over-priced admittance just to drive on the coast. You can get almost as good a view by driving along the Pacific Grove waterfront, all the way around to the entrance of Pebble Beach (and it's free).

Visited February 2012
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“Stunning coastline and attractions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

As a golfer I had to pay the $10 to do the drive. Apart from the famous Pebble Beach golf club there are other golf clubs and a myriad of wildlife along the way. There's more than enough for the whole family to do and see. Had a scrumptous lunch at one of the golf clubs and was taken in by the sheer grandeur of the whole estate. I would definitely recommend the drive, but don't rush it as there's a lot to take in.

Visited August 2011
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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“What a place!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

I am so glad that i took this trip to 17 miles drive, Monterey, CA. No word is enough to describe this 17 miles. When we drove along the Ocean Drive my heart leaped up with joy and we were so absorbed with everything around us that we wished that day would never end. It's one of the finest place on God's earth.

Visited January 2012
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Manchester
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“I'm a golfer so I'm biased”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

If you enjoy looking at big houses, rugged coastline and links golf courses then you will enjoy the 17 mile drive, if your not then you will think the $10 fee is questionable.
However if you are a golfer then you can have the pleasure of walking on the 18th at Pebble Beach FOC and buying overpriced merchandise from the Proshop.
Great if you are a golfer, if not drive the Big Sur.

Visited September 2011
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