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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.
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Monterey, CA 93953
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Plenty of amazing ocean views. And wildlife. Look for deer in the woods. Egrets everywhere. And sea lions on the ocean rocks. A fun drive and make time to stop along the way to enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkPurdue
Reviewed yesterday

It is wonderful that pebble beach allows the public to view this drive. It was one of the most amazing experiences we had in the Monterey area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DennisM3833
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the sea views & the beautiful area we loved the drive. The amount of places to pull off and walk, take pictures & have a picnic we’re a wonderful treat. If you are in the area, it is worth the stop for sure.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dbowers75
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The drive was so beautiful!!! The audio app did not work well for us, but when it did it was very informative. Make sure you bring cash to pay at the kiosk. I believe it was $10.25.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Crewof7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spectacular views of the ocean, could spot sea lions from the coast, important though to get out of the car!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank K5040YWmichaelk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although the coast is beautiful attempts to stop and take pictures at the various designated area involves other tourists ignoring the fence barriers and climbing out onto the rocks ruining photo opportunities for others. The loan Cyprus has a neighbor so stopping at the designated...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue water - crashing waves - beautiful skies. Lots of wildlife and beautiful homes along with 4 gorgeos golf courses including Pebble Beach -

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank George M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Monterey/Carmel area then you simply must do this drive if you can. Breath-taking scenery, bracing sea breezes mixed with the Californian sun, and the opportunity to visit some amazing, world renowned golf courses including the beautiful Pebble Beach Links. When...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gerryld
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed about 10 of the 17 miles. Went in at the Park Grove entrance and had to wait in line about 10 minutes to pay the $10 fee. Enjoyed stopping at several of the major stops along the route including Seal Rock, Bird Rock,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank syd21300
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent activity if you want to enjoy nature and still be in the car, for example, for families with small children and senior members. But, it is very windy. Bring extra layers and bring food. There are only two spots where you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mehrnoushs2015
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lennyrocks12
September 29, 2018|
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Response from davidjackie1957 | Reviewed this property |
Basically there are only (I think) 2 places to start, because they are manned by a security/payment checkpoint - Pacific Grove or Carmel. There are signs on the main highway directing you to it and once you’re on 17 mile... More
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September 9, 2018|
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August 5, 2018|
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Response from L7735OTthomasr | Reviewed this property |
In my honest opinion I would say maybe. It is a beautiful winding road with lots to see. But she could have a problem.
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