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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  • It was beautiful scenery but still some stops were crowded with bus tours even though it was off season. There are several pull offs and each stop is clearly marked to coincide with the map they give ...  more »
  • Access USD 10.50 and then a really nice road with lots of places where you can park your car and have nice views. A really nice walk however can hardly be so it is a lot of car in and car out. The lone Cypress is photogenic but certainly not the most beautiful place along the route.
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