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17-Mile Drive

Listed under Road Trips in California, United States.

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17-Mile Drive is the route passing from California’s Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach. One of the most scenic drives in the United States, the route winds along Monterey California’s coast, through the majestic Del Monte Forest, past magnificent mansions and American icons like the Lone Cyprus. The road provides access to one of the state’s most exclusive neighborhoods and offers amazing coastal outlooks where passersby often choose to stop for leisurely walks and sunny picnics.

In addition to being a beautiful route and tourist destination, 17-Mile Drive is also logistically ideal as it connects Pacific Grove and Monterey with Pebble Beach. Both Monterey and Pacific Grove are home to all the attractions and amenities visitors could ask for - beautiful scenery, fine dining, plentiful shopping and entertainment and housing options ranging from hotels to resorts and bed and breakfasts. At the southern end, Pebble Beach is home to one of the nation’s premier golf courses, which hosts some of the most prestigious tournaments and golf-pros.

Written by  Christine Fisher.

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