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17-Mile Drive, Monterey

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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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  • If you are in Monterey, you really must do this scenic drive! I think I stopped at every overlook and was in awe every time. Great views of the rocky coast, cypress forests, beautiful homes, and the.....  more
    If you are in Monterey, you really must do this scenic drive! I think I stopped at every overlook and was in awe every time. Great views of the rocky coast, cypress forests, beautiful homes, and the.....  more »
  • Really fun with some great places to stop and take some pictures. Loved the places aruond the drive to grab a drink and a quick bite. 
    Really fun with some great places to stop and take some pictures. Loved the places aruond the drive to grab a drink and a quick bite.  more »

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