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Carmel and Area Attractions

17-Mile Drive

Scenic Coastal Views along the world-famous 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Peninsula, California

Scenic 17-Mile Drive
During your visit to Carmel, be sure to take the world-famous 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach — the views are absolutely spectacular.

Carmel Gate at 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Peninsula, CA

17-Mile Drive from Carmel
— "Carmel Gate"
The 17-Mile Drive can be accessed from five Entry Gates located along different parts of the 17-mile loop.

If you're staying in Carmel, enter the 17-Mile Drive via the Carmel Gate (off Ocean & San Antonio, by the beach) and follow the route along the coast. You can also access this entry gate if you're heading into Carmel from Hwy 1 (off Ocean Ave).



The 17-Mile Drive can be accessed from five Entry Gates located along different parts of the 17-mile loop:

  • Highway 1 Gate
  • Samuel F.B. Morse Gate
  • Country Club Gate
  • Pacific Grove Gate
  • Carmel Gate

More Info
Click here to view a Map
of the 17-Mile Drive



Fun Event Location
Thinking of planning an off-site meeting or hosting an event in Carmel or Monterey? Rent a Limo or Minivan for your Group and enjoy a Scenic Tour of the 17-Mile Drive.

Carmel Chamber of Commerce
800-550-4333
831-624-2522



More Info
Main 17-Mile Drive page
(Del Monte Forest, Coastal Route, Directions...)

21 Points of Interest along the 17-Mile Drive

Favorite Spots for Pictures along the 17-Mile Drive

Lone Cypress
Bird Rock
Ghost Tree

 


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Lone Cypress Tree on 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Peninsula, Monterey,  California

"21 Points of Interest"
along the 17-Mile Drive

Enjoy "21 Points of Interest" along the scenic route. Popular stops along the coastal 17-Mile Drive include:

  • Bird Rock
  • Cypress Point Lookout
  • Fanshell Beach
  • Ghost Tree
  • Lone Cypress
  • Point Joe
  • Spanish Bay
  • The Restless Sea...
    and more!

21 Scenic Points of Interest along the 17-Mile Drive


Favorite Spots
for Picture-Taking

If you don't have time to stop at all "21 Points of Interest" along the 17-Mile Drive, check out our "Seven Favorite Spots for Picture-Taking."

Our Seven Favorite Spots for Picture-Taking along the 17-Mile Drive


 

Monterey Bay and Coastal views, Monterey, California

Beach, Ocean Views and Cypress Trees, Carmel, California

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