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17-Mile Drive

Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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US$ 695.00*
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Monterey with Carmel and 17 Mile Drive - Private SUV Tour
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US$ 99.00*
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Monterey Bay and Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Tour from San Francisco
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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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“pebble beach” (932 reviews)
“lone cypress” (357 reviews)
“golf course” (338 reviews)
Monterey, CA 93953
+1 800-654-9300
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see attraction if you are vacationing nearby. So many beautiful scenes. Lots of places to pull over and take pictures.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place and drive. Download the Pebble Beach app once you reach there to navigate and learn about the spots. My fav spot was the bird rock and the Lone Cyprus Tree spot! Go to The lodge and ask for The Bench restaurant for a...More

Thank Megha J
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a breathtaking drive. The views are amazing. There are many places to stop and get out of the car. Everyone's favorite spot seems to be lone Cyprus. Our family also enjoyed looking at the sea lions, watching otters play, and gawking at the...More

Thank stephp
Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to pay to drive yourself as a toll fee but when you see the homes and views, you’ll know why. The area is beautiful and expensive. The only thing I didn’t like is people were rushing. There should be two lanes for locals...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the most amazing 17 miles I have ever seen. We booked a driver so we would not have to worry about traffic and it was the best decision ever. He stopped whenever we asked and handled all the parking etc. The views were...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love visiting this area. We will even do this on bike (though you need to watch for vehicle on the corners) Beautiful views of the ocean and homes along the cliff side. Beautiful whites sands and golf courses. You will always catch a glimpse...More

Thank cheri a
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the coastal part of the 17 mile drive and left the route to visit Carmel. There are fantastic views of the coast as you drive around this scenic route stopping off at the various Vista points, a must stop is the sea lions....More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the beaches and romantic little coves along the way. A perfect couples trip !! Lovers beach was the prettiest for sure. Carmel was worth the visit ...cute little gift shops .

Thank Mark/Debbie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Find me a nicer stretch of 17 miles if roads and I'll give you a million dollars. It's gorgeous. And only $10 to drive around. Must see!

Thank Traveler98769876
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were traveling from Big Sur to Monterey with a big golf fan. We decided to take the 17 mile loop going back to Monterey. The scenery was very pretty. We enjoyed stopping at the lodge and seeing the 18th hole. There were also some...More

Thank cla3boys
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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!
7 June 2017|
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Response from Heather B | Reviewed this property |
No closures that we were aware of. Enjoy your trip! Hx
28 May 2017|
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Response from Daniela H | Reviewed this property |
there is a toll to drive it; not sure what it is as we were on a bus tour