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17-Mile Drive, Monterey

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#1 of 430 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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  • The 17-mile drive is an iconic California experience. Rent a convertible, put the top down, and just soak it all in! From sea lions and otters, birds and rugged coastline, to Pebble Beach golfers to.....  more »
  • It's worth taking a drive, bike ride or walk along this beautiful stretch. It costs to enter the gates from Carmel to Pebble unless you have golf, hotel, dinner or other reservations. I've been on...  more »

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