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17-Mile Drive, Monterey

#1 of 429 in Scenic Drive in United States
Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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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  • What can we say? A gorgeous drive that we started at Cannery Row to Pacific Grove and onto the 17 Mile Drive through the Pacific Grove Gate. Many internet sites say start here and go...  more »
  • Mesmerizing, magical, serene nature. The 17-mile drive passes by Pebble Beach and the most remarkable vistas of California's northern Pacific Coast. We enjoyed the ice plants in a fiery autumn glow.....  more »

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