From San Francisco: Monterey and Carmel Day Tour


Cruise along California's spectacular coastline on a relaxing day trip from San Francisco. Follow Highway 1 to the Monterey Peninsula, visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row, and stop at the town of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    11.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Travel the 17-mile Scenic Drive
    • Visit Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck
    • Wander the quaint town of Carmel by the sea
    • Ample photo stops along the way
  • Full description
    Discover the scenic coastline of California on a day trip by air-conditioned bus from San Francisco. Visit the Monterey Peninsula, Cannery Row, and Carmel-by-the-Sea.
    Travel scenic California’s Pacific Coast Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, famous for its spectacular ocean views, abundant wildlife, and historical past. Stop at Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck, where there are great shops and restaurants overlooking the Pacific.
    Next, travel through the famous 17-Mile Drive and see Pebble Beach Golf Course. Photo stops will be made along this gorgeous drive. 
    Your 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.
  • Includes
    • Certified professional driver and guide
      Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned bus
      Bathroom on board
      Tour along Highway 1 by the towns of Santa Cruz and Capitola
      17­-Mile Drive entry fee
      Stops at Lonely Cypress and Pebble Beach
      2-hour stop at Monterey
      1.5-hour stop at Carmel by the Sea
  • Exclude
    • Tips (optional)
      Food and drinks
      Hotel pickup and drop-off