17 mile Drive Carmel: cruise Along the CoastJust getting to Pebble Beach is an attraction all on its own. Travel along the 17- Mile Drive along the Carmel coast by car or bike, which is one of the best-known scenic drives in the world. Tourists come from all over to capture the visuals of the stretch that runs along the Pacific Coast from Pacific Grove down to Pebble Beach. Famous for the magnificent coastline and Del Monte Forest, the journey offers jaw-dropping scenery along the way that are both notable and iconic. At the end of the journey, you'll arrive at the Lodge at Pebble Beach where visitors can play golf where the pros play, hit a round of tennis, hit the stores for great shopping, or enjoy a delicious meal from casual to fine. During the 17-mile drive to Pebble Beach, you can expect to see the seaside wildlife that are enjoying the views as well. Sorry, Motorcycles are prohibited. Even though the drive is just 17 miles, riders should allow 3-5 hours to make this drive to allot time for stopping, sightseeing, and taking pictures.
Prices -The entrance fee into Pebble Beach Resorts and 17-Mile Drive is $10 per vehicle. Activities cost extra once at the beach resort. Those on bicycles can enter for free, but motorcycles are not allowed.
Hours -The gates are manned 24 hours a day, although it is highly recommended to do the 17 Mile Drive between sunrise and sunset for optimal viewing.
- Golf Tournaments
- Food & Wine Shows