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17-Mile Drive, Monterey

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Scenic Drive
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. For 17-Mile Drive and beyond, use our Monterey family vacation planner to get the most from your Monterey vacation.
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  • When out-of-state guests came to visit, we wanted to show off the very best that our area has to offer, so naturally we took a drive along this magnificent real estate. There is no better way to view ...  more »
  • So. Beautiful. Don't let the fee $11 per vehicle deter you from taking this trip. The brochure explains what each view is. Each pull off is clearly named and marked with a number. Interesting history ...  more »
  • $10.25 to get in but worth it. Stop at Spanish Beach for a picnic, dream of playing on the pristine golf courses (especially Pebble Beach) and envy the large houses with Ocean overlooks. You can visit...  more »