The Pacific Coast Highway, also known as Route 1 or 101 or Highway 1 or 101, is a major north-south state highway that runs along most of the Pacific coastline of California. It’s a staggering 656 miles, so it’s the longest state route in California. It offers breathtaking views, but you might be wondering where […]
You can absolutely stop along 17-Mile Drive! In fact, we encourage you to. As the name implies, the drive itself is actually fairly short, although very beautiful. The way to truly enjoy your time on the drive is to stop anywhere that strikes your fancy, whether it’s a beach, a rocky cliff, or even one […]
17 Mile Drive Entrance 17-Mile Drive has a few primary entrances at the Pacific Coast Highway, in Carmel, and in Pacific Grove. This drive has a long, beautiful route that hugs the Pacific coastline. The drive is open to visitors through each of these entrances with a toll of $11.25 per vehicle, although the toll […]
History of 17-Mile Just as the name suggests, 17-Mile Drive is a 17-mile scenic loop that runs all the way around the coast of Pebble Beach, just off the Pacific Coast Highway. A 17-Mile Drive tour will typically take you all the way around the peninsula and back to the PCH, although there are also […]
There’s really no wrong way to take a Pacific Coast Highway road trip, but we’d recommend starting in the north so there’s nothing between your car and an uninterrupted view of the ocean on your right. We’d also highly recommend taking three or four days instead of driving straight through. There’s so much to do […]
There are plenty of places to stop and look around at Pebble Beach, mainly showing off the spectacular views of the forest or the Pacific Ocean. Any good 17-Mile Drive tour will take you to a wide variety of stops along the way. After all, as Pebble Beach founder Samuel F.B. Morse once said: “The […]
Almost any long stretch of road in America boasts its own ghost story. From undead women thumbing rides only to disappear in the back seat to phantom dogs, cats, and even cars. What you may not have heard of, however, are the Ghost Trees on the 17-Mile Drive tour, California.
A vacation doesn't have to be a long, meticulously planned trip. If you find yourself with a day or two to spare, a short self-guided tour might be just the thing to get you out of your head and into the beauty of nature. The Pacific Grove 17-Mile Drive tour in Monterey, California is a great choice for a quick casual getaway.