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“Amazing scenery.”
Review of 17-Mile Drive

17-Mile Drive
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$750.00*
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Monterey with Carmel and 17 Mile Drive - Private SUV Tour
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$99.00*
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Monterey Bay and Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Tour from San Francisco
Ranked #4 of 104 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.
Reviewed November 15, 2012

Suggested time for this drive is 2 to 3 hours. For 17 miles! We thought they were crazy - until we began the drive. We took every bit of three hours if you include our lunch on the 18th green at Pebble Beach's Stillwater Golf Course which was amazing in and of itself. The drive was so beautiful - words cannot do it justice. If you are in the area, pay the $9 bucks (you can get it deducted if you eat lunch while on the drive) and do it!

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Reviewed November 15, 2012

10 dollars well spent what a drive . We didn't no you could take all day with this drive so many beauty spots you could stop for hours at each place. The houses were beautiful the golf course wow and it wasn't busy midday fantastic.

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Reviewed November 14, 2012

We took the drive starting about 8AM on a Sunday. We were surprised at how empty the road was and how quiet things were overall. Made it was nice as we didn't fight any slow cars or hurried drivers. Lots of nice views to take in and everything is fairly well marked. By 10AM things were starting to pick up, but we really enjoyed the quiet scenic start to our day.

Thank Matt H
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

We recommend you get out of your car at several of the numbered stops, especially to see the sea lions and maybe sea otters. The sights and sounds and variety of visuals is well worth the curvy, winding drive.

Thank OklahomaMomOf3
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

You can drive it 45 minutes, but well worth taking your time and pulling in as often as you can. Amazing see views. If you're close enough to consider it, you should do it. Don't expect too much when you get to Big Sur. Decent (pricey) restaurant, with chairs you can put in the river. Quite English in a funny way...

Thank chrisreedn4
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