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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 (8)

It's All in the Timing

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 a...
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DueSer
Mar 13, 2011

Save drive time

The Pacific Grove area is so pretty, you won't want to make a side trip to San Simeon. Try the 17 mile...
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Caracalover
Apr 12, 2008

17-mile Drive

The Monterey Peninsula, when you can actually see anything, is one the most stunning pieces of coastline in California. This means that a lot of rich people have moved in to admire the fog and get...
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rickyvilla81
Dec 10, 2006

Don't be surprised by what you see

When I first heard that we had to PAY to go on this stretch of highway I was stunned, but what was more stunning was the wildlife, homes, and of course Pebble Beach Golf Course. This is a definite...
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deb8rcoach
Jul 21, 2006

Bird Rock, 17-mile-drive

I think this is the part I liked the best about the 17-mile-drive. When you look closely you can see that the top of the rock is covered with birds. On the bottom it is full with see lions and harbor...
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sim1
Mar 03, 2005

Monterey and the '17-mile-drive'

From San Francisco I followed the beautiful coast south to Monterey where I took the 17-mile-drive. The 17-mile-drive starts just south of Monterey and follows a beautiful part of the coast. It is a...
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sim1
Mar 03, 2005

17 Mile Drive

This is the most beautiful spot that I have ever seen. The picture is from a post card, but I have a personal photo that I took and it looks almost identical. A fantastic place to spend several hours...
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Martin_S.
Aug 24, 2002

A special part of Highway No.1...

A special part of Highway No.1 is the Seventeen Miles Drive near Monterey. A scenic road with many stops for breathtaking views leads you to the Lone Cypress, a well known landmark.
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lihue
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near 17 Mile Drive

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Lombard Street

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Gaslamp Quarter

From the beach we headed to the Gaslamp Quarter for dinner. There was certainly a lot of choice. I think that the prices were a tad on the expensive side and it was very busy but I liked the vibe. I...
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Sand Dunes

Mesquite Dunes is a great place to watch the sunset. As with any sunset, much of the colors occur after the sunset sets below the horizon. Mesquite Dunes is no different. I found the best colors...
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Glacier Point

Nothing prepares you for what you see when you get to Glacier Point in Yosemite. It is a high point way above the valley floor. From the gate, it is about a 25-30 minute drive. There is parking and...
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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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