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Address: Monterey, CA 93953
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Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this...

Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.

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it's worth the drive

the best public and natural attraction of monterey bay. we've been to monterey bay a lot of times and we always find time to take this drive. for one time visitors, i suggest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the best public and natural attraction of monterey bay. we've been to monterey bay a lot of times and we always find time to take this drive. for one time visitors, i suggest you take all stops and enjoy the views... don't miss the chance to see the grandness of the sea, the birds and the seals, and the natural... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a very nice drive in a high priced residential neighborhood. We liked it. We did this because we had a free afternoon on our visit to Monterey, CA. If you are pressed for time, I recommend doing the Big Sur drive, 17 mile drive is OK but not as long and as spectacular as Big Sur. We did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the drive and it was stunning. Go at your own pace and stop as much as you want. We saw sea otters and lots of birds.

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The "17 Mile Drive" takes you along the ocean with breathtaking views of the dramatic Pacific coast. There are many view points along the way to get out of the car and take photos. There is a $10.00 fee to get onto the 17 Mile Drive but it was refunded to us when we had lunch at the Lodge at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to see the California coast. Plenty of places to pull off and take pictures. This is a must do if in the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful, eucalyptus trees lined streets. The million dollar homes are a sight to behold. The view of the ocean can be seen through backyards. If you have time for a drive why not give 17-mile drive a spin?

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't love golf, you can save yourself the $10 and skip it. From the Monterey Pier to Pacific Grove, it is similar, all fantastic. You do get a route map. Cross current waves and other unique features of shore life interplaying is calming. Great golf courses. Great restaurant quality. Fantastic in-my- dreams estates and their views. The route... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend this wonderful scenic drive. Took family and friends when they visited, wonderful for the professional or amertgeur photographer!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful hour spent viewing the ocean, fabulous homes and golf courses. Lots to see at your own pace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Starting in Pacific Grove and continuing into Pebble Beach, this is an easy tourist attraction you can do from your car. Beauty abounds as you drive along the ocean and on forest roads. Look out into the ocean for sea otters, sea lions, seals, egrets, Herons, pelicans, seagulls and cormorants. In the forest you may see deer, coyotes, foxes or... More 

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