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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  • Many beautiful houses and beaches along the way. We stopped several times to walk along the beach and explore.  more »
  • Monterey did disapoint me, but the 17-mile drive made the trip. Beautiful scenery, jaw dropping houses and seals.  more »
  • We took this drive and it was incredible. So many great pull outs to stop at. Views that can not be described to others. Houses that take your breath. What a great drive to take.  more »
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