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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  • This is one of the most beautiful sites in California, and the reason why the super-rich have beautiful homes here. The landscape and the seascape are sublime. It costs money to do this drive, but.....  more »
  • Easy for even a first-time visitor. Keep in mind that Monterey has two halves - the Pacific Grove part from Fisherman’s Pier to Cannery Row to Aquarium to Asilomar Beach PLUS the second 17 Mile Drive....  more »

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