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Monterey, Carmel & The 17-Mile Drive

Monterey, Carmel & The 17-Mile Drive

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Monterey, Carmel & The 17-Mile Drive

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Cruise along California's spectacular coastline on a relaxing day trip from San Francisco. You'll follow Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula and visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row. Finish your day with a stop at the coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, before returning to San Francisco via the famous Silicon Valley

  • 11 Hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation
    Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Full­-day trip from San Francisco to Monterey and Carmel
  • Coastal 17­-Mile Drive (entrance included)
  • Plenty of scenic photo stops
  • Two hours to explore Monterey and Cannery Row
  • Stop at Carmel-by-the-Sea (1 hour)
  • Expert guide and commentary

Includes

  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach with restroom
  • 17­-Mile Drive entrance fee
  • Steinbeck's Cannery Row in Monterey and Carmel
  • 2 departure locations in San Francisco to choose from:
  • 478 Post St. SF (Union Square Area) - Departs at 7:40 AM
  • 2805 Leavenworth St.(Fisherman's Wharf Area) - Departs at 8:00 AM

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Please Note

  • Buses are air-conditioned with a bathroom

Restrictions

  • In order to cancel the booking with no penalties you must contact us at least 24 hours in advance.

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a Gray Line customer
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July 3, 2022
Truly enjoyable, informative and a great way to see the area in the limited time we had to visit. It’s also great to be the passenger and enjoy the view rather than driving
a Gray Line customer
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June 10, 2022
A well laid out tour plan. Every stop was perfect.
a Gray Line customer
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June 9, 2022
Even though the day was foggy, we were still able to see quite a bit!
Mr Eugenio R Castellino
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May 23, 2022
Worth the trip will come again
a Gray Line customer
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May 13, 2022
Had a perfect day trip. Clean vehicle, friendly guide, satisfactory time at the stops.
Ms patricia fitzgerald
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April 9, 2022
30th March trip. Very careful and thoughtful driver, and Grady our tour guide very informative with lots of little tit-bits of information. Timing of stops about right, although would have liked a bit longer at Cannery row, as by the time we'd eaten there wasn't much time left to explore, but appreciate a long day for driver and guide.
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July 3, 2022
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Truly enjoyable, informative and a great way to see the area in the limited time we had to visit. It’s also great to be the passenger and enjoy the view rather than driving
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
June 10, 2022
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A well laid out tour plan. Every stop was perfect.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
June 9, 2022
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Even though the day was foggy, we were still able to see quite a bit!
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
May 23, 2022
Image with Rate from Mr Eugenio R Castellino
Worth the trip will come again
reviewed by Mr Eugenio R Castellino
May 13, 2022
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Had a perfect day trip. Clean vehicle, friendly guide, satisfactory time at the stops.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
April 9, 2022
Image with Rate from Ms patricia fitzgerald
30th March trip. Very careful and thoughtful driver, and Grady our tour guide very informative with lots of little tit-bits of information. Timing of stops about right, although would have liked a bit longer at Cannery row, as by the time we'd eaten there wasn't much time left to explore, but appreciate a long day for driver and guide.
reviewed by Ms patricia fitzgerald

Itinerary

Travel scenic California’s Pacific Coast Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, famous for its spectacular ocean views, abundant wildlife, and historical past. Make stops at Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck, and visit great shops and restaurants overlooking the Pacific, not to mention the world-famous Monterey Aquarium.

Next, travel through the famous 17-Mile Drive and see Pebble Beach Golf Course. Photo stops will be made along this gorgeous drive. Our tour continues to Carmel by the sea, where ample time is given to walk through this charming town dotted with lovely shops and beautiful architecture.

07:40am: Departure from Post Street pickup location

08:00am: Departure from Leavenworth pickup location

08:30 - 12:00am: Travel along the California Coast on Highway 1, one of the most famous and scenic highways in the United States. We will stop at an amazing vista point for you to brag something to eat and take some great photos of the Pacific Ocean.

12:00 - 2:00pm: The first stop will be at Monterey’s Cannery Row, very walkable and charming area to explore. You can stroll along the stores and restaurants and spend some time at the beach. You can even visit the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium a very recommendable attraction for families and for the ones interested in nature.

Note: Check Monterey Bay Aquarium for their prices and availability.

2:00 - 4:00pm: We'll continue our journey winding your way through the breathtaking 17-Mile Drive. We’ll stop at amazing places, like Seal Rock, The Lone Cypress and Pebble Beach, so you can be pleased by the scenic views and take some photos.

4:00 - 5:30pm: Last stop will be at Carmel Plaza, and you will have plenty of time to explore the charming Carmel-by-the-sea. Their storybook Cottages look like they have stepped straight out of a fairy tale. Its cobblestone streets, lined with boutiques, galleries and tasting rooms, make the city even more charming.

Take your time strolling along the Ocean Avenue and the white sand beach, shopping the city's many interesting and fun stores, and exploring Carmel's “Secret” Passages.

05:30 - 07:30pm: Time to make our way back to San Francisco and conclude the tour at your pickup location.

Note: Due to conditions beyond our control, this route may change (traffic, weather, special events, and others atypical circumstances). In situations like these, we will do our best to meet the needs and expectations of our group.

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Pickup Info

* This tour does not offer Hotel Pick up. Please select the departure location that is closest to you and check-in 15' before the departure time set below:
* 478 Post St. SF (Union Square Area) - Departs at 7:40 AM
Encore Café is next door. The bus will board from directly across the street.

* 2805 Leavenworth St.(Fisherman's Wharf Area) - Departs at 8:00 AM
Bay City Bike Rentals & Tours is across the street (blue canopy). The Bus will board just in front.

* Please be at the departure location chosen 15' prior to departure time.
* You can reach us at [email protected] or 415.353.5310 between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm local time PST

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