17-Mile Drive, Monterey

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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  • We almost turned around after reading another reviewer say the 17 mile drive entrance was cash only. That wasn’t the case. They take credit cards. It was a beautiful drive and lots of places to stop a...  more »
  • The 17- mile drive takes you through some of the most beautiful coastal areas including Del monte Forest. The drive takes you along the coastline adjacent to world famous golf courses, and is nothing ...  more »
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