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Scenic 49 Mile Drive

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Address: Throughout San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 391 2000
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Don't you dare take a plane from LA to San Fransisco

We did the scenic route from LA to Carmel Valley to San Fran. And did not regret it for a single second. It's aboslutely gorgeous and you get to make stops and see things you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ahlam R
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the scenic route from LA to Carmel Valley to San Fran. And did not regret it for a single second. It's aboslutely gorgeous and you get to make stops and see things you wouldn't have been able to had you gone by plane. Make sure you stop at the Elephant Seal Rookery on the way!

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Psst! Hey! Want to get lost? Discover dead ends and futility? Try this Drive! Local will tell you it is a hoax- who knows what the Chamber of Commerce will say ... they've never tried this Herculean Task. Talk to your concierge.

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drive a car pass through this 49 Mile Drive! It is wonderful and extra beautiful ocean view and unique California coastal route. A 5 stars tourist attraction, you can stop by serval pretty towns along the way. Once in the life time experience. Love California! No place like it! :)

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is what California is all about. The drive was beautiful. We took a tour so we could sit back and take it all in. The bus stopped frequently so we could take pictures. Don't go to San Francisco without doing this drive.

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Thank ldevito
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt like we were in a movie............ driving down the drive............. and the only thing better was stopping and experiencing all the wonders of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for my brothers 40th birthday and did the wine tasting tours. it was so much fun I recommend San Fran to everyone one of my favorite cities.

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Baker, Montana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This drive used to be highly publicized, but has seemed to have fallen by the wayside during the past decade or so. Honestly, I can't understand why. If you follow the prescribed route, you will see 95% of SF's best attractions. If you did nothing else during your visit to the city, you would leave feeling satisfied and content. You... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorite things to do when visitng the City. We live nearby in the Santa Criz mountains and visit 3-4 times a year. If you have a car there is not better way to spend a day or two exploring the City. the Route will take to all the neighborhoods and near or to nearly every major landmark... More 

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West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like any city tour a good way to discover where you want to revisit and spent more time. The tour we took Went over the Golden Gate Bridge both ways and stopped for photographs also visited the Twin peaks for the best view over the city

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, you could do inner San Fran by transit and on foot, but then you'd miss this scenic drive. One of our fav things to do!

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