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Scenic Road Walkway

Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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Great Place To Walk

We parked our car on Scenic Road and walked all the way into town and back again. The ocean views... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wading River, New York
This is a must do!

Absolutely lovely walk. We started down Ocean Road and followed the sign to Scenic Road for about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa S
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Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

We parked our car on Scenic Road and walked all the way into town and back again. The ocean views were beautiful, and the houses that we passed were so unique. Every house was well maintained and beautifully landscaped. We met a friendly local along...More

Thank Saluga
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely walk. We started down Ocean Road and followed the sign to Scenic Road for about 1/4 mile which was all houses and was not impressed and thought oh no this walk stinks (lol!) UNTIL we got to the ocean part. The walk is...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had no more than one and a half hour to do the scenic road with entrance in Carmel and exit in Pacific Grove. We were baffled by the stunning views of the beaches with their rough rock formations. We equally loved the streches through...More

Thank Umberto-Huby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to drive or park and walk. So many beautiful houses to see along a gorgeous stretch of California coastline. Much to see and take in, so take your time.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scenic road is appropriately named. On one side you have the beautiful white sand beach of Carmel, and on the other side are attractive homes. The homes in Carmel are not cookie cutter. Each one is unique and there are a lot of lovely gardens....More

Thank Zoelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This train begins at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and takes you through town and up into the Redwoods where you have about an hour to explore a nicely marked interpretive trail. It was fun and you could ride either inside or outside. The train was...More

Thank Feenagh4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice area as you see the scenic beach and ocean plus interesting houses. Many of the houses have very unique architecture. We were able to walk along the back streets and there are many more quaint 'cottage' styled houses.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Beautiful walk with interesting , charming houses & gardens. Lovely views. Perfect way to see Carmel.

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had been going to to the Monterey / Carmel area for 30 years and usually would spend time at Point Lobos enjoying the trails. Discovered Scenic Drive last year and have enjoyed walking along the roadway trail, enjoying the architecture of the houses with their...More

1  Thank dhen
Reviewed 15 August 2017

So Enjoyable!!! Great views, pick your own speed. Interesting architecture of the houses, but one cannot help looking at the houses at the times more than enjoying the walk

Thank K9082NGelizabeths
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13 September 2017|
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Response from gmleven1 | Reviewed this property |
the review about the train is not for the scenic walkway
22 August 2017|
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Response from gwbeale | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drive through the area. The road paralleling the walk has a few parking spaces which may allow the elders to get out and enjoy the view
29 July 2017|
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Response from KeithYubaCity_Ca | Reviewed this property |
I can say when we walked next to the ocean the traffic is one way and we faced the traffic the entire time. When we walked in the residential there was very little traffic so there was n o issue there either. So really... More