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Address: Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, Carmel, CA
Phone Number: 1-800-959-3131
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2-Day Monterey, Carmel and Pebble Beach Tour from San Francisco
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Worth seeing the view

Beautiful sand and sea. The coastline is stunning and worth the drive or walk to the bottom of Carmel.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful sand and sea. The coastline is stunning and worth the drive or walk to the bottom of Carmel.

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Becker, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to pay to drive this stretch, but if you are going to golf or pick someone up, simply tell the booth operator and they will wave you in free. There are beautiful homes to see, ocean views, golf courses, etc. It's a lovely drive. Stop at the golf courses and take in even better views. We stopped at... More 

Thank Eileen P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved paying $10.00 to drive in someone else's neighborhood. It's a must. Give yourself plenty of time to take in the views and and get your toes in the sand. Its money well spent.

Thank Sherry T
San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must do when in Carmel. $10 fee may come as a surprise to some, but go for it- lots of unique views. And, go to the Inn at Spanish bay for the bagpiper at sunset!

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West Covina, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hadn’t been through 17-mile drive in about 25-years, so this trip we decided to visit it again. Now I remember why we stayed away so long. It’s basically an unexciting drive through an area full of mansions and trees with a few golf courses and ocean views tossed in. And in terms of ocean views, the beaches and vistas... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3/4 of a day driving along the coastline and popping into the resorts to check out the views and look at the resort shops. It's a beautiful drive and worth the $10 entry fee per car. Free to cycle or walk through. Lots of points to stop and take photos of beach areas, it was mixed weather when... More 

Thank DeborahOsborne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A perfect way to spend a day in Carmel area. The scenery along the drive is beautiful. Visiting the golf courses was a delight for my husband although he didn't play......next trip for sure he will.

Thank tisim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every check point on the 17th mile drive is more impressive and gorgeous then the one before. Make sure you take the map as you enter the drive. The coast drive is 10dollars every time you go on Save your ticket as you can come and go many time per day, however the following day you pay again. It is... More 

Thank 60nantucket
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove to nearly all the stops and walked where we could. The views of the ocean are spectacular and the ocean is spellbinding. There were also seals and birds. We stopped for a delicious asian type lunch at the inn at Spanish bay golf course. All in all a wonderful drive.

Thank Kathrine2100
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This drive never fails to impress! One of my favorite drives each time we visit! Had a nice surprise by seeing a great blue heron! I just wish that the tour companies would warn their customers not to feed wildlife and stay on the designated trails!

Thank Stewart T

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