Get ready for the ride of your life. No, it isn't an amusement park rollercoaster. It's singular 17-Mile Drive, one of the most gorgeous roads on the planet, and you can enter it just a few miles from Monterey Bay Inn. As you make your way along this amazing thoroughfare, which runs from Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach, you'll enjoy scenic views of the ocean, spectacular homes, and the Pebble Beach Golf Course. Attractions you'll definitely want to stop and see on your journey include the Lone Cypress, Del Monte Forest, and Bird Rock.
Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance
Cypress Point Lookout
Del Monte Forest
Where does the 17-Mile Drive take you?
Hugging the beautiful Pacific Coast most of the way on California's Monterey Peninsula, 17-Mile Drive goes from Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach. Truthfully, the reason to drive it is not to get to any one destination but just to soak up the beauty. If you have the time, it can be an all-day adventure.
What are popular points to stop at on the drive?
There are so many places to savor while you're cruising on 17-Mile Drive. One of the most popular is the Lone Cypress, which has become a Golden State landmark. You'll also want to check out Cypress Point Lookout for breathtaking views and Del Monte Forest where you can take a leisurely stroll.