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The views are magnificent. Get out of your car and walk along Cliff Drive to fully appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Mary T
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Great place to walk along the coast. Lots of walking space, overlooks, and places to walk down to... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The views are magnificent. Get out of your car and walk along Cliff Drive to fully appreciate the splendor. Beautiful no matter the weather - the surfers are always out there.u

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk along the coast. Lots of walking space, overlooks, and places to walk down to tide pools and small beaches. If you're lucky you'll find parking in one of the overlook lots lining the road. Keep driving on past the boardwalk and...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Love to walk or bike along west cliff drive. beautiful ocean view and nice homes. great place to people watch.

Thank Margoalynn
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Tripadvisor should add an option for family with a senior. Don't people take old people out anymore? Or family simply? It's a beautiful drive on a sunny day. We came when it was totally gloomy and cold and windy. The scene became gloomy and you...More

Thank blueechosf
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area with fabulous views of the bay and the Pacific Ocean. Family friendly, perfect for a stroll along the cliffs or a drive.

Thank dougsum
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Best place for Walking with the ocean view on a clear day you can see moss landing and Monterey best place ever

Thank richardn556
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great views of the ocean & Monterey Bay, visit the lighthouse/surf museum and don't forget to take some photos looking onto steamer lane from the cliffs above

Thank BriskGo
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went on weekday afternoon, easy with little traffic. Take enough time to enjoy the views and stop to appreciate. Great ocean, cliff, beach views with parks and interesting homes thrown in.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I went on a cold, wet morning but there were still a lot of people walking. Parking was a little creepy as there were people living in their cars. The ocean was rather flat so there were only three surfers; all beginners.

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a beautiful drive. You can drive or walk or bike. There are many places to stop and park your car and go for a walk of drive. You can also rent bikes near the boardwalk area and ride around. We parked on Sacramento...More

Thank RamKunda
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Response from Rubythief | Reviewed this property |
Current e-bikes at 131 front has electric bikes and pacific ave cycles at 320 pacific has regular bikes for rent. Current is about 3 blocks from the wharf and pacific is about 6 blocks from the wharf at the start of the... More
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Response from dan g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing I can add that has not been already said. Agree with all other recommendations about Henry Cowell.
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I live downtown and walk it everyday. From the Seaway, it is 1/2 a mile to Steamers ( Surfer Museum light house looking thing). From there it is another mile , or less, to Natural Bridges. The walk is so beautiful you will... More