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17-Mile Drive

Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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Monterey with Carmel and 17 Mile Drive - Private SUV Tour
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Monterey Bay and Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Tour from San Francisco
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Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pebble beach” (932 reviews)
“lone cypress” (357 reviews)
“golf course” (338 reviews)
Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved the beaches and romantic little coves along the way. A perfect couples trip !! Lovers beach was the prettiest for sure. Carmel was worth the visit ...cute little gift shops .

Thank Mark/Debbie M
Reviewed yesterday

it costs !0.00 to get in, Drove around and saw such beautiful multi-million homes, Breathtaking Views and oceans,. Lots of turn outs to take pictures and walk around, have a picnic. Beautiful golf course. We went on a beautiful, warm day and had a picnic...More

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Find me a nicer stretch of 17 miles if roads and I'll give you a million dollars. It's gorgeous. And only $10 to drive around. Must see!

Thank Traveler98769876
Reviewed yesterday

We were traveling from Big Sur to Monterey with a big golf fan. We decided to take the 17 mile loop going back to Monterey. The scenery was very pretty. We enjoyed stopping at the lodge and seeing the 18th hole. There were also some...More

Thank cla3boys
Reviewed yesterday

Every single point is more beautiful than the previous one. Take a few hours and do this slowly. and bring a picnic ,. there are lots of places to sit.

Thank Teacherseveryday
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a famous scenic drive in Pebble Beach. Along the drive, you may enjoy assorted views, including beach, see, rock, cypress, golf link and etc. So, just enjoy it.

Thank Tan Q
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful and plenty of turnouts to stop and look and enjoy. Enjoyed seeing Pebble Beach. Close to Asilomar.

Thank ibm600
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the loop and honestly the Big Sure Drive is just if not more pretty. Some points were interesting but most of the drive is just driving through the neighborhood. I felt it was overrated. If you were a big golfer maybe it would...More

Thank mfrs
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in Monterey 1 night and did the 17 mile drive all the way around. We stopped at many pullouts on the way to take pictures and explore a little. Very beautiful rocky beach! There are many multi-million dollar homes to see, as well....More

Thank thekellys5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful drive along the coast near PB golf course. Many coastal vehicle pull offs to snap pics, picnic and walk along the awesome beach.

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Sarah S
7 June 2017|
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Response from MaineTraveler2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe the closest place to rent bikes is at Lovers Point Park (Adventures by the Sea). Also, bikes can ride the road for free!
7 June 2017|
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Response from Heather B | Reviewed this property |
No closures that we were aware of. Enjoy your trip! Hx
27 May 2017|
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Response from Daniela H | Reviewed this property |
there is a toll to drive it; not sure what it is as we were on a bus tour