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17-Mile Drive

Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pebble beach” (968 reviews)
“lone cypress” (371 reviews)
“golf course” (349 reviews)
Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you have a passion for bragging rights afterward, then pay your money and go. However, there is little to really see of novelty on the 17 Mile Drive (I have done this drive several times, to say the least). SAVE yourself the money and...More

1  Thank M B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This drive is awesome. Beautiful stop offs all along the way with a map to guide you. Water views, nature views all awesome. Famous pebble beach resort right there for golfers. Must see.

Thank Mitchell I
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a neat way to see the beautiful coastline, homes and world famous golf courses. I loved this drive. We were provided with a numbered map, information and places to stop.

Thank AnniG2329
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an incredible experience. Beautiful drive thru the area. We absolutely loved it. The rocks, gold, etc were outstanding.

Thank Lexer75
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the toll fee for the road. This area is stunning. Lots to see and enjoy and lots of places to stop and enjoy.

Thank moreholidaysplease87
Reviewed 3 days ago

17 Mile drive is a scenic private road that runs through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, mansions and scenic attractions. Lots of points to pull off and admire the amazing views and walk...More

Thank SueJim126
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good coastal scenery,golf course views amazing properties.Quite expensive to visit,but worth it.Also has the lone Cyprus tree.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the €10 dollars, plenty to see, plenty of excellent beaches, not sure about the suitability for small kids. Views are superb

Thank john_mason950
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the 17 mile drive, its just one of those things that must be done, you do feel like you should not be driving around these multimillion dollar homes but for the entrance fee of $10 its worth it We arrived wee 16th August...More

Thank GarySolihull
Reviewed 3 days ago

As we were staying in the area for the night we paid the $10.50 to drive all the way through 17 mile drive, the views were stunning

Thank Sc_uk01
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Julia B
September 4, 2017|
Response from Colleen B | Reviewed this property |
On 17 Mile Drive there are stops where you can get out and the shore is right there. Most places have handicap parking so bring your parking card
Annette R
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Vivien P | Reviewed this property |
Many houses are obscured by the terrain and plants , trees, bushes and fences.
Sarah S
June 7, 2017|
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Response from MaineTraveler2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe the closest place to rent bikes is at Lovers Point Park (Adventures by the Sea). Also, bikes can ride the road for free!