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Address: Monterey, CA 93953
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Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this...

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 with Carmel and 17 Mile Drive - Private SUV Tour
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Monterey Bay and Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Tour from San Francisco

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Takes your breath away!

Traveled from Monterey to Big Sur. Started @ Pacific Grove Gate, got off in Carmel and continued to Big Sur. The most breathtaking views you will ever see!!! Pay the $10, get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 14, 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Traveled from Monterey to Big Sur. Started @ Pacific Grove Gate, got off in Carmel and continued to Big Sur. The most breathtaking views you will ever see!!! Pay the $10, get the map and stop where you want. So many opportunities to pull over to the side of the road and get out of your car. Views are exquisite,... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Just outside of Monterey, you can take a drive through this amazing private estate, through winding roads that have huge estates on either side with private golf courses. The Pacific ocean has that very deep blue colour which is mesmeric. There are a few spots where you can get down on to the beach but its too hot in July... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Cloudy cool day but still got some great pictures and nice views. Traffics can be slow as it is one lane in both directions. Lookouts are closer than appears on maps so keep eyes open. Take time to stop at the golf courses for great views, a bite to eat or just a drink to enjoy the views. Expect traffic... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Yes, $10 to enter which I resented. Could care less about the houses (not all were so super fancy). Enjoyed driving along coast to stop and see animals. Was lucky enough to see a whale. Don't think that would always happen of course. Several tourist buses.

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Fremont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Fun way to kill some time. Enjoyed the drive. Stopped at several turn-outs. Beautiful weather makes it even nicer.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The place is great Very good view You drive slowly through the forest and you have a lot of places to stop 5-6 out of them are very good Kids loved the view, the animals, the atmosphere Rest of the 15 stops are nothing Like someone done an effort to create a stop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

This was so worth the money, if only for a photo of my husband outside the Pebbles Beach Golf Club. It was a very scenic drive and easy to follow. Don't miss it.

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

If you are in this area, you must take this 17-mile drive. very beautiful views and very big houses to watch too. There is also a very good restaurant in the village. Overall this is definitely a visit.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

My wife just had to do this drive. I was reluctant but had to agree. I was glad I did. We both enjoyed the scenery which is very unique. It was not a bucket list item but should have been. The trees were almost as impressive as the ocean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

I've biked 17-mile drive several times and never seem to be able to not stop and take another photo of the amazing coastal views the ride delivers...it's also a great drive with a nice stop for lunch midway at Pebble Beach.

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