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17-Mile Drive

Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed yesterday

We stumbled upon 17 mile drive on accident, and I'm so glad we did. Sweeping views of the dramatic landscape, a true life-experience memory we'll always have.

Thank Heath C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We drove the 17 mile drive yesterday. The views were spectacular along the coast. We stopped at the beach by Pebble Beach Golf Course. We also stopped at Seal Rock. It was covered with sea lions & harbor seals. The crashing waves were really cool...More

Thank Shawn7295
Reviewed 2 days ago

We do this ride every year! We love bikig 17 mile drive, leaving by 7am to beat the tourists and crowds, we have the road virtually to ourselves! We ride to Carmel, have a pastry and coffee at the bakery in Carmel on Ocean Ave....More

Thank piedmontblooming
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow! Americans really will try an charge you for anything. The drive was lovely, but its really not worth paying for, not when you consider that you have hundreds of miles of the PCH to drive on for free, where you will find equally as...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We got on the 17 mile drive at Pacific Grove and got off at Carmel by the Sea. The day we took the drive was sunny and clear which made seeing the sights and taking pictures absolutely perfect. Of course we had to stop at...More

Thank I78
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great drive with fantastic views of the beautiful coast. Admission is $10.25 at the gate, and you are given a map of the drive with points of interests numbered and easy to follow. At each point of interest, there is room to...More

Thank Sonia B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The most important part of our journey through the Central Pacific Coast was our late AN drive through the famous 17 Mile drive along the Pebble Beach from Pacific Grove to Carmel Town . Once a fisherman's area inhabited by mostly Chinese , the place...More

1  Thank harikn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth the time and cost. Lots to see, very picturesque and scenic. Plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank quikflik
Reviewed 4 days ago

The road can be a little backed up due to all the traffic, but the views are lovely. It costs $10.25 for tourists to access this road, but you can get the fee back if you spend more than $35 at one of the restaurants...More

1  Thank BethanieKay
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing scenery and never felt busy as you drive slowly round and stop at each point. Amazing wildlife, and the best lunch at pebble beach golf course!

Thank lee_j0anna
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Julia B
5 September 2017|
Response from Colleen B | Reviewed this property |
On 17 Mile Drive there are stops where you can get out and the shore is right there. Most places have handicap parking so bring your parking card
Annette R
10 August 2017|
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Response from Vivien P | Reviewed this property |
Many houses are obscured by the terrain and plants , trees, bushes and fences.
Sarah S
8 June 2017|
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Response from MaineTraveler2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe the closest place to rent bikes is at Lovers Point Park (Adventures by the Sea). Also, bikes can ride the road for free!