17 Mile Drive – One of the Most Scenic Drives in the World

Do you love driving? If your answer is YES you will love it even more when you experience the 17 Mile Drive. 17 mile drive is one of the best scenic drive throughs you will see in planet Earth. This famous coastal landmark is a scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula in California.

17 mile drive

Make sure to bring your camera! This drive through offers great views of famous golf courses, mansions, scenic attractions, the Bird Rock and the 5,300-acre Del Monte Forest of Monterey Cypress trees.

17 Mile Drive

One more thing that you must not forget is your $10 cash – toll fee for non-residents. The drive serves as the main road through the gated community of Pebble Beach.

17 mile Drive

If you are visiting Monterey Bay California, make sure to experience one of the most luxurious drive through in North California.


Source: Talesortraveler.com | Extranomical.com | wikipedia.org

June FUN – Beer and Wine Events in Monterey Bay

Are you up for some fun this June? Here are some great events to watch for in Monterey Bay!

June 5th – 6th Monterey Beer Week Festival

The first weekend of June is sure to bring fun in Monterey County. Come and expereince the first ever Beer Week Festival. Bring your best buds and just enjoy. There will be beer special for as low as $2.50, and enjoy happy hour like you never did before. Make sure you have a designated driver 🙂



More info below:


Ticket pricing:

  • General Admission – $45 presale $50 at the door (gates open at 12:30)
  • VIP Admission – $70 presale and $80 at the door (gates open at 11:30)
  • Designate Driver – $20

All ticket holders receive souvenir beer pilsner glass

VIP Information:

  • Early Admission at 11:30am
  • Private restrooms
  • Souvenir Beer Glass
  • Beer Caddy to the first 500 VIP’s through the gate


  • $10.00 on site


  • General: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
  • VIP: 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM

***Learn More About the Beer Week Here***

June 6th – 7th Monterey Wine Festival

If you’re not the beer kind…no worries! Wine Festival might just be right for you!

Come and enjoy world class wines, gourmet foods and witness the The 4th  West Coast Chowder Competition. This event is definitely for wine lovers!

More Info Below:


June 5th, 2015 6 – 9:30
V.I.P. Gourmet Extravaganza Party
Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center
5 Custom House Plaza

June 6th, 2015 11 – 4 p.m.
The West Coast Chowder Competition
Chowder Cook – off & and wine pairing 11 – 3 p.m.
and “Mini Cocktail Camp – Shake’m Like a Pro!”

Custom House Plaza a State Historic Park
20 Custom House Plaza
Montery, CA 93940

***Learn More About the Wine Festival Here***


Top 5 #MontereyBay Instagram Post

Monterey Bay is definitely a MUST VISIT this spring season. Why? Well, we’ll let these instagram photo shares with hashtag #MontereyBay show you. We have collected the TOP 5 Most popular posts of tourists and locals who obviously enjoyed and enjoying their stay in Monterey Bay.

5. Here’s a photo by @sometimesmonica with caption

When you sail into a feeding frenzy and are surrounded by 40+ humpback whales… #sciencewin #teacherlife #photoaday2015 #feelingsmallinavastoceanofawesome #weekendadventures #montereybay #ocean #otter #whale #CAdreamin

4. Monterey Bay is for sure a place to chill with your loved one. Looks like @carlie_kaye25 found her piece of paradise on the rooftop.

Chillin on a rooftop with my hubby! #oneyearanniversary #lovingthis #montereybay

3. A trip to Monterey won’t be complete without stopping by at the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Sounds like @halirose had a lot of fun!

Thank you, for everyone who wrote me and made me go 🙈 #montereybay #montereybayaquarium #sardinesanyone #soulfood #coasttocoast #blackandwhite #Mayfeels #vaca #underthesea #bucketlist

2. Ohhh, thoses seals are adorable. @pattiepie_ sure did catch a good life in action.

Nap Time 💤| #SleepySeal #OnTheBay #MontereyBay #NapTime

1. Drum Roll please! And the photo that stood out amore the rest was shared by @ddgv. It may be a cliche but this photo proves that “a picture is worth a thousand words”

#montereybay #cityofmonterey #california #sunset #bestview #beautiful #colors #highway1 #nature #love #bestview #blessed #seaside #natgeo #pacificocean #love #tree

We hope that you had fun looking at these photos like we did. If you have great photos of Monterey Bay, please do not hesitate to post them in our Facebook Page Here. Watch for our next blog post 🙂 Until next time!


Disclaimer: All photos in this post were from top-hashtags.com. Visit Monterey Bay blog does not own any of these photos.