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“A bit overrated.”
Review of 17-Mile Drive

17-Mile Drive
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$695.00*
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Monterey with Carmel and 17 Mile Drive - Private SUV Tour
Ranked #4 of 103 things to do in Monterey
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Owner description: Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.
Oklahoma City
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A bit overrated.”
Reviewed November 13, 2011

I was expecting to see alot more of the large mansions and homes, but didn't really see many. The sea lions were great. The Lone Cypress is beautiful and that's about it. I'm not a golfer, so, seeing Pebble Beach and other golf courses didn't do much for me.

Visited November 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good, makes sure you see everything.”
Reviewed November 12, 2011

Dont know why they charge for this. But it does take you on the beast route around the area.

Visited November 2011
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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful, But Not My Favorite In Monterey”
Reviewed November 12, 2011

The 17-Mile Drive is beautiful, but I would visit Point Lobos and Point Sur first. The 17-Mile Drive will take you through beautiful coastal terrain and ultra-exclusive mansions. There are numerous sites to stop and see different things. I enjoyed the Lone Cypress site the most. There is a small fee, but it is worth it.

Visited September 2011
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Tuolumne City, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“to pricey”
Reviewed November 10, 2011

its pretty but I can see the same thing driving thru Pacific Grove and Carmel for free

Visited November 2011
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A Must-Do While In Monterey”
Reviewed November 9, 2011

Breath-taking views, lots of ocean-side places to stop and walk, hike or watch wildlife such as deer, seals, sea lions. Wear sweat and sneakers, bring your camera and binoculars, and spend the day at these pull-overs. Especially exciting for golfers to see the courses they've only seen on TV. Incredible homes to drool over, too. All this for $10 or so!

Visited October 2011
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