Journey Through 17-Mile Drive's Natural Wonders

Explore scenic vistas, spot wildlife, and embrace coastal California beauty on the picturesque 17-Mile Drive!


    Entry fee: $11.25 per car (subject to change). Free for bicycles entering through the Pacific Grove gate


    More than 500 Miles from you


    State Gem: Exceptional experiences within your state that are bucket list-worthy
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What's included

Perfect for

For solo
For two
For families with kids
For parents and grownups

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  1. Start at Pacific Grove Gate Entrance
  2. Stop at Shepherd's Knoll: Enjoy Monterey Bay's panoramic views
  3. Huckleberry Hill: Unique vantage point of Santa Cruz
  4. Spanish Bay Beach: First of many beautiful beaches
  5. The Restless Sea: Wild, windy, and captivating coastline
  6. Point Joe: Surf and golf-watching spot
  7. China Rock: Former Chinese fishing village
  8. Bird Rock Vista Point: Wildlife observation spot
  9. Seal Rock: Beach picnic and tide pool exploration
  10. Fanshell Overlook: Uninterrupted coastline views
  11. Cypress Point Lookout: Majestic coastal views
  12. Crocker Grove: Largest and oldest Monterey cypress trees
  13. The Lone Cypress: Iconic 250-year-old tree
  14. Ghost Trees of Pescadero Point: Mysterious cypress trees and ghost stories
  15. Pebble Beach Visitor Center: Learn about Pebble Beach history
  16. Finish Point: Pacific Grove Gate Exit



17 Mile Dr, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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Packing List

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Picnic (optional)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Extra layers for varying temperatures