17-Mile Drive, Monterey

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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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  • I took this drive years ago and it was beautiful, however so much construction has happened over the years has changed it. I wouldn’t recommend it. Point Lobos State Park is a better alternative but r...  more »
  • Wonderful visit to drive along the roads of this beautiful peninsula for billionaires. The sumptuous villas, golf by the sea, and the crazy on the ocean views. Not to be missed! Admission is paid ($ 10)
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  • Go from beautiful forests to ocean views around each corner. Magnificent homes and, of course, The Lone Cypress  more »
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