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Address: Monterey, CA 93953
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Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this...

Seals bask on the beach and pelicans perch on rocky cliffs along this famous drive that passes through many popular spots.

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Monterey with Carmel and 17 Mile Drive - Private SUV Tour
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Monterey Bay and Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Tour from San Francisco

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Not a problem to pay 10$

Becaus its definitly worth it! nice and enjoyable drive along the coast. Several superbe view point with quite place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Becaus its definitly worth it! nice and enjoyable drive along the coast. Several superbe view point with quite place.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

As average golfer (shoot in the 90's) I was really looking forward to cruising around Pebble beach area. The housing was nothing special, the views were nice but there are many more spectacular views just a few miles south on US 1. The one real highlight was seeing a portion of the course which is... pretty cool. Unless this is... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

There are some nice views, but nothing breathtaking. The "Rough Seas" lookout point is interesting, but I wouldn't say it was worth $10. If you have some time to kill, take the drive. Skip the shops at Pebble Beach unless you're really enamored with high end merchandise shopping.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent way to spend a few hours driving and sight seeing at all the point of interest especially on sunny clear (even windy one @ restless sea stop ) ... Break walking shoes for beach front walks... Cheapest 10 dollar FEE. Entry free for Pebble Events and hotel guest.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Don't get me wrong it is some stunning coast line.. but maybe better viewed from carmel or from the drive down to big sur? Get some lunch at Peble Beach to enjoy the view at its best.

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Alameda, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

I know everybody does this drive, it just what you do when you are in the area. Well it is worth it. I would recommend do the drive by yourself, not with a tour bus, so you can do on your own pace. Go to all of the points on the road and take your pictures. I would not recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

If you visit Carmel by the Sea then doing the 17 mile drive is a must. You can do this fairly quick if you just drive the route but we decided to stop at all 21 view points / vistas. Stunning scenery and interesting facts posted throughout the drive. Would highly recommend.

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Yuba City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We started the drive about an hour before sunset. This allowed us to take in most of the stops along the way. We hit the perfect spot for sunset! We were on our Mini-Honeymoon so it was very romantic. Would love to take the drive again and spend more time at each of the turn outs!

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Irvine CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

17 mile drive outside of Monterey is one of the better driving experiences in the US. Beautiful coastline "up close and personal", particularly when the sky is clear, the sun shining and relatively few tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

you have to pay to play here, but there really is not another drive like it. the surf is fabulous and there are numerous places to pull off, park and get out to enjoy the scenery and the atmosphere. the weather is consistently pleasant.

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