17-Mile Drive, Monterey

A scenic road winding its way over the Monterey Peninsula, 17-Mile Drive runs along the Pacific coastline and passes several well-known golf courses and private mansions. Serving as the main road of a gated community, this drive features several scenic overlooks where you can take in unobstructed views of the region's mountains and beaches. Once inside the community's gates, follow the posted signs and red lines painted on the pavement to stay on the route. For street views and a list of nearby attractions, check out the interactive map provided on the official website. Make 17-Mile Drive part of your personalized Monterey itinerary using our Monterey trip itinerary tool.
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  • Cost $10 but worth every penny. Always fun to stop off at Spanish Bay or Pebble beach and have a glass of wine. During humpback whale migration Dec-Mar you may spot them from shore.  more »
  • Such an enjoyable drive as long as you’re not in a hurry. Take your time and take in the ocean and the cypress trees along with beautiful homes that dot the coastline. We took part of the drive...  more »

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