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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. For 17-Mile Drive and beyond, use our Monterey family vacation planner to get the most from your Monterey vacation.
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  • I decided to turn the drive into a walk and witnessed about 1/2 the distance on foot. I could have gone further but I stopped numerous times to soak in the views. In hindsight, I should have walked th...  more »
  • Very beautiful drive. Numerous points of interest. Nice nature adventure. Two stops with picnic areas. Map provided at gate was extremely helpful with lots of information about each stop. Loved the se...  more »
  • Lovely views, nature, golf and luxury villas! Clearly worth to run through despite fee of $10 per vehicle!
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