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Monterey And Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Private Tour from San Francisco
"Escape the big city for a trip along the beautiful Monterey Peninsula via the Pacific Coast Highway. Enjoy stunning seascape views the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and Steinbeck's Cannery Row as you cruise the famous 17-Mile Drive heading to the coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea.Stop at historic Cannery Row—John Steinbeck’s novel of the same name takes place on this street during the Great Depression—for a 000 strange and colorful underwater creatures from playful sea otters and turtles to powerful sharks and the rare and massive ocean sunfish.Cruise along the scenic and celebrated 17-Mile Drive home to the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Course. Admire the Lone Cypress—this postcard-worthy tree stands on a rugged granite outpost amid the waves—and scope out the area’s magnificent mansions with their sweeping coastal views. Stop along the way t head to enchanting Carmel-by-the-Sea
From $1,100.00
 
Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour
"The Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour will take you along California's Pacific Coast on your way to historic Monterey & picturesque Carmel-by-the-Sea along with a drive through Pacific Grove in between. Monterey Bay has great geologic and b which borders 276 miles of California’s spectacular coastline. Monterey Bay was the site of the first Europeans to visit the land that became California. Several waves of industrial scale whaling and fishing exploited the bounty of the huge undersea tren California Highway 1 (fog permitting). After an optional stop in Santa Cruz a rest break and optional photo stops along the way you will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to stroll among the shops and grab a fresh seafood lunch. If you bring your own lunch you might be able to squeeze in a short trip to the world famous Monterey Aquarium (admission not included). After lunch
From $140.00
 
Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour
"The Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour will take you along California's Pacific Coast on your way to historic Monterey & picturesque Carmel-by-the-Sea along with a drive through Pacific Grove in between. Monterey Bay has great geologic and b which borders 276 miles of California’s spectacular coastline. Monterey Bay was the site of the first Europeans to visit the land that became California. Several waves of industrial scale whaling and fishing exploited the bounty of the huge undersea tren California Highway 1 (fog permitting). After an optional stop in Santa Cruz a rest break and optional photo stops along the way you will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to stroll among the shops and grab a fresh seafood lunch. If you bring your own lunch you might be able to squeeze in a short trip to the world famous Monterey Aquarium (admission not included). After lunch
From $140.00

17 Mile Drive Tips (10)

Sweeping Views

the 17 mile drive is one of the most wonderful attractions in Monterey County. This is a private enclave straddling the Pacific Grove, Monterey and Carmel Towns and is where the world famous pebble...
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machomikemd
May 10, 2012

The Crocker Grove

This generally overlooked stop on 17 Mile I found interesting. It details how these trees, the Monterey Cypress, were almost wiped out by man (along with 95% of all other animals and life in...
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iandsmith
Jul 05, 2011

Bird Island

They could have named it Seal Island and been just as correct. Both animal species cover these rocky outcrops in some numbers.Brandt's cormorants, western gulls and brown pelicans abound here on the...
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iandsmith
Jul 05, 2011

17 mile drive

I still remember running up and down the highway looking for accommodation and seeing the "17 Mile Drive" signs and wondering just what it was all about. When I went down there and discovered it was...
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iandsmith
Jul 04, 2011

17-mile Drive

One of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in California, this is a well worth the price of admission. Among the best-known landmarks along this drive is the Lone Pine. It's a registered...
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Tom_Fields
Nov 22, 2007

Take in the scenery of 17-Mile Drive

And hopefully play Pebble Beach or Spyglass.17-Mile Drvie is actually a toll road in a park. To enter, you pay $8.50- which you can get back if you play golf at one of the courses or have a meal at...
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TRimer
Aug 04, 2007

17-Mile Drive

The 17-Mile Drive is a scenic road through Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach, California, much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses and mansions. It also serves as the main...
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tere1
Aug 22, 2006

History of the 17 miles drive

This road "runs" (15 miles speed limit) through a forest called Del Monte forest and a lovely rocky beach called the Pebble Beach.Reading a illustrative paper, I learnt that the area has been...
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shivan
Sep 15, 2004

The 17 miles drive

I was conscious that the real travel would have started once we would have left San Francisco heading east towards the Yosemite National Park, and so I have lived the time spent in...
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shivan
Sep 15, 2004

17 Mile Drive

Legendary golf courses, anything and everything with a Pebble Beach logo, living accommodations befitting royalty. There is more to the 17-Mile Drive than the spectacular meeting of land and sea,...
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allenkite
Sep 02, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Carmel-by-the-Sea

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17 Mile Drive

Every previous visit I've made to Carmel has been a foggy one. On my last trip however, I finally timed it right. It was a GORGEOUS, sun-sun-sunny day - perfect for doing the 17-Mile Drive. If you're...
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Point Lobos State Reserve

The Reserve opens daily at 9 A.M. Visitors must leave the reserve by the closing time posted at the ranger station Summer closing time: Daylight Savings Time: begins Sunday, April 4, 2004. No...
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Fisherman's Wharf

This is located to the right of the Old Fisherman's Pier. The plaque reads: We dedicate this monument, The Fisherman, by Artist Jesse Corsaut, to those who made a living from the riches of the sea,...
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17 Mile Drive

If anyone found a Olympus camera on 17 mile drive actually closer to Lovers Point near the pink flowers that are in bloom please respond on this.site, pictures are non replaceable, the camera is I'm...
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Dennis the Menace Park

It's not often you find a playground that is as much fun for adults as it is for the kids. The Dennis the Menace Park in El Estero Lake. The playground was designed by Hank Ketcham, creator of the...
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Maritime Museum

I noticed a show Trancendental Visions are the website. It turned out to be a Day of the Dead show. Then I realized that the show was a virtual show. Pretty cool! I thought this kind of stuff only...
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Pebble Beach, California

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