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“Very Scenic Walk”

Scenic Road Walkway
Ranked #4 of 110 things to do in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
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Longboat Key, Florida
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Very Scenic Walk”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

We have walked the beach on 17 Mile Drive several times, and always enjoyed it. We had less time this trip, and decided to walk all of Scenic Drive. Loved seeing all the beautiful and unusual house on one side of the street, and the Pacific Ocean on the other side.

Visited October 2013
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bay area, ca
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Pretty homes along the beach”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Funny, we always walk down Ocean Avenue to visit the beach when we're in Carmel. This is our first time walking along Scenic Road. It was a nice residential walk along the beach. You walk along a paved side walk. When we went (Columbus holiday weekend), it was a bit busy. However, this didn't take away from us enjoying ourselves.

Visited October 2013
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Must see!”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

This was the the reason we came to California. It was incredible!! We had lunch at a place called Nepenthe's. The veiws we breathtaking

Visited October 2013
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tustin
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130 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Better than 17 mile Drive”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

What a lovely walk or drive with the crashing ocean on one side and beautiful homes of all kinds from cozy cottages to McMansions on the other. Don't miss the Frank LLoyd Wright house along the way. Great photo ops at every step.

Visited October 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Breathtaking view...”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

We rode our bikes on this magnificent road. It is nothing short of spectacular. With the beautiful winding road along the California coast, driving speed is very slow (and believe me, that is part of the charm). We loved it so much, we did this trail 5 times over our 5 day trip. 4 times on a bicycle and once by car. There are so many beautiful scenes, many photo opportunities here with funky architecture to the left (its a one way street) and the Beautiful Pacific coastline to the right... It is breathtaking beautiful! A must do when visiting Carmel by the sea!

Visited October 2013
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