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Monterey Bay Peninsula Helicopter Tour
"Board the helicopter at Monterey Regional Airport and slip on your headphones to hear the live onboard narration from your professional pilot who customizes your tour and offers informative commentary throughout the 30- or 60-minute flight depending on option selected.Take off on an aerial adventure around Monterey Bay as your pilot-guide points out all the highlights below including camera-worthy views of the Pacific Ocean and Monterey marine life. Search for migrating whales or sea otters that float in the kelp forests of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary bordered by Elkhorn Slough."""
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
"Pick up your 2-seater Sea Car at the Portola Hotel & Spa just a 5-minute walk from Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. Simple to drive and park this zany scooter car allows you to zip around downtown streets and out to the coast to cruise along one of the most scenic drives in the United States. You can follow a designated itinerary or make up your own adventure.The 1-hour narrated tour Fisherman’s Wharf Cannery Row and Lovers Point park and beach. Enjoy sweeping ocean vistas through the convertible’s open top and soak up views of the harbor. You'll see sand dunes
From $65.00
 
Monterey Bay Sunset Sailing Cruise With Unlimited Wine and Beer
"We are home to one of the most bio-diverse bio-dense ecosystems on the continent. On every charter you will be enjoying a large variety of mammals and exotic birds. This makes Monterey Bay one of North America's premier cruising destinations in any season of the the year.""""Our most-popular and romantic cruise without hors d’oeuvres. Sail alongside otters sea lions
From $75.00

17 Mile Drive Tips (48)

17 Mile Drive Tour

In 1880, the elegant Hotel Del Monte opened its doors to the public. Among the many diversions available to guests was a horse-drawn carriage ride on a scenic, 17-mile gravel road-a road that ribboned...
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spartan
Jan 30, 2003

17 Mile Drive

This is where the Pebble Beach Golf Course is located as well as spectacular views of the ocean. You can get great views of sea lions at many of the stops along this drive. You should show up as early...
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fewgreek
Aug 25, 2002

The 17 Mile Drive

A toll road that takes you around the coast. Some of the views are amazing. We saw Sea Otters, sea lions and seal on our drive. You also see some magnificent house presumably those of the rich and...
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MartinR
Aug 25, 2002

Scenic drive

Along the 17 mile drive there are many great sites. Here is one of the more popular ones, The Lone Cypress. Its a Cypress tree all on its own at the edge of a cliff.
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DJ_Rolo
Sep 23, 2005

Endless views!

Every corner you turn and every where you look you'll see a beautiful landscape or coastline. This is another view on the 17 Mile Drive.
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martystagram
May 08, 2005

Take your time on the 17 mile drive

The coastline is amazing and the views from the cliffs equally so. At the least send half a day here and if you can, bring a picnic and enjoy as much time as you can.
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martystagram
May 08, 2005

The 17 Mile Drive (2)

Brilliant idea to ask money to the tourists to use a road built for millionaires who have their secondary home on the coast.
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GUYON
Nov 15, 2004

17 Mile Drive

Very beautiful coastal scenery. The squirrels are so cute and friendly, they will come up to you and pose for you!
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zuiko
Apr 10, 2004

17 Mile Drive

for a few dollars you can do the 17 mile scenic drive. A coastway around Monterey and Carmel. Famous for the Lone Cypress tree.
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nlswin1
Jun 09, 2003

Visit the 17-Mile Drive, and...

Visit the 17-Mile Drive, and see all 21 points of interest.There's an entrance fee of $8.00 per car to this area.It's worth the visit.
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axmor
Aug 24, 2002

17 Mile Drive Tour

Today, 17-Mile Drive remains one of the most enchanting and famous stretches of road in the country, with much of its most dramatic surroundings remarkably unchanged from those first, historic tours. ...
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spartan
Aug 24, 2002

Golf. Monterey has a plethora...

Golf. Monterey has a plethora of top courses like Pebble Beach, Cypress, Spanish Bay and Spyglass Hill (pictured below)
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JBER
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near 17 Mile Drive

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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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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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Whale Watching

For $5 off per person, see the link below. It ends up costing around $25 per person. What to bring: warm clothes, snacks (they sold granola bars, hot drinks, and microwave popcorn). Details of my...
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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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Cannery Row

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail runs along what use to be old Southern Pacific railroad tracks that serviced Cannery Row. Lots of folks including ourselves walking along and enjoying the sights...
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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Whale watching is quite the past time for locals in the Monterrey area. There have been a record number of humpback whales spotted in Monterey Bay this fall. From the back deck of the Aquarium guests...
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Getting to 17 Mile Drive

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Through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, California

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