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Seventeen Mile Drive

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Address: Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, Carmel, CA
Phone Number: 1-800-959-3131
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A must do while in Monterey and Carmel,CA

We have driven the 17mile drive many times and never tire of it. So beautiful! Try to pick a day when it is sunny.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We found the scenery very similar to pacific grove or south Carmel towards Big Sur and so the 10$ cost is really not justified. You do get it back if you stop at the golf resort and spend money there but it is just as pretty as many many other golf clubs.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have driven the 17mile drive many times and never tire of it. So beautiful! Try to pick a day when it is sunny.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The 17-Mile Drive takes you from the beautiful scenic coastal communities of Pacific Grove to Carmel. Within the 17-miles there are stops within. From ocean sites with natural habitats of animals & birds, to famous 100+ cypress trees, to beautiful & expensive homes, to the famous golf courses (Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, Peter Hay, Poppy Hills). This is a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It has been 25 years since I made this drive. It is just as beautiful as I remembered. Lots of beautiful scenic outlooks! It is very crowded even on weekdays! You pay 10.00 but can get this refunded if you buy lunch at Pebble Beach!

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Gatineau, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Give yourself enough time to make the stops recommended on the map that is provided when you pay the admission fee. Young kids could get bored. It's worth doing at least once.

Thank canadianmama2016
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Did it twice as it was so enjoyable. Great vistas. Do not miss this! If you stop at one of their restaurants and spend $35, the entry fee is reimbursed.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Been coming here for years, and no wonder; this drive reminds us how the Monterey Bay area is heaven on earth. :D

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit in summer, you may have no view at all with the nearly daily fog along the coast. But if you are lucky, there are seals and sea lions all along the area and rocky promontories dot the coast line for photo ops.

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must have a car to spend time in this place because the view is spetacular. Nature is very rich there.

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Centreville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More hype than real value. Yes there are picturesque areas along the route but Not enough to cause me to go out of my way or take the time to make the drive. The $10 fee simply adds another reason not to take this drive.

Thank Robert H

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