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“Romantic Drive” 5 of 5 bubbles
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
Ranked #3 of 101 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.
San Jose, California, United States
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“Romantic Drive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Drove the 17 mile drive on Valentine's Day and it was such a nice thing to do together especially with the weather being beautiful!

Visited February 2013
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outside Atlanta, GA
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“Gorgeous, unforgettable, bring a camera (or three)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Everything said below is true. It's an unforgettable journey. Leave Monterey around 4 for the most beautiful drive with the sun setting. By the time you get to the single cypress which is the pinnacle of the drive and the unmistakeable logo for Pebble Beach, the sun will be setting over the sea and all you can do is sigh while you watch it set.

For some additional fun, have your mobile phone to sothebys.com and look for Pebble Beach, so as you drive by the unreal housing and real estate, you can have a giggle as to what the houses cost. A perfectly enjoyable trip.

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Beautiful, but you shouldn't have to pay for it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

The drive is gorgeous with amazing views and spots to get some beautiful pictures, but I honestly think that we shouldn't have to pay for the usage of the roads!
It was nice though to be able to stop and get out of the car at certain points and just enjoy nature at its best! Might even spot a couple of whales, sea otters and harbour seals if you keep your eyes peeled!

Visited January 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“Nice drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

Was a nice drive and enjoyed the lovely beach scenes but the homes in the area are awesome as well. I really nice drive but plan on stopping and eating dinner or lunch to get the fee to enter back. Very nice drive and do not be in a hurry, ENJOY!

Visited January 2013
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WV
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“Could cut about 14 miles off this drive :(”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

Very disappointing :(. Most of the drive is through neighborhoods and golf courses. Only about 3 miles give really great views. Many other places around the area are much prettier and don't cost anything.

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