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Cruise the Coast from Our Hotel Near 17-Mile Drive, California

Slow down and savor every moment of this world-famous drive, which hugs the dramatic coastline of the Monterey Peninsula. Enjoy some of California's most breathtaking scenery: snow-white beaches, soaring seaside cliffs, and forests of wind-sculpted cypress trees. Allow plenty of time to follow the route between Pacific Grove and Carmel. See world-famous golf courses and sparkling mega-mansions. Snap pic of playful sea lions frolicking in the surf. Sip a glass of California chardonnay overlooking the iconic 18th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Picnic in the afternoon sunshine on the beach at Spanish Bay, and stay late to listen to the bagpiper by the fire pits. Be wowed by eye-popping vistas at every turn, from the legendary Lone Cypress to rocky islets and coves. Love outdoor adventures? Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and biking are just a few of the activities to do at 17-Mile Drive.
 

Details

Prices -

Much of 17-Mile Drive is free, but to access the part of the route inside Pebble Beach is $10.25 per vehicle (cash only).
 

Hours -

N/A
 

Events

  • Concours d'Elegance
  • Pebble Beach Food & Wine
  • Pebble Beach U.S. Open
 
 

Activities

  • Stunning Coastal Scenery & Photo Opps
  • Beaches & Spanish Bay Boardwalk
  • Kayaking & Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
  • Picnics & Fine Dining Restaurants
  • Sea Lions, Seals, Seabirds & Wildlife
  • Golfing & Biking
 

FAQs

  • Where does 17-Mile Drive start?

    17-Mile Drive starts at Pacific Grove runs south through Pebble Beach to Carmel on the Monterey Peninsula. You can also drive it in the opposite direction. Popular entry points include Sunset Drive in Pacific Grove and San Antonio Avenue in Carmel. You can also enter from Highway 1 at the intersection with Highway 68.
  • What is there to see on 17-Mile Drive?

    On 17-Mile Drive, you'll see famous golf courses, multi-million dollar mansions, and fantastic coastal scenery. Top landmarks include the Lone Cypress tree, Seal Rock, Bird Rock, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Del Monte Forest, and the beach and boardwalk at Spanish Bay.
 

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