The Only Pebble Beach Guide You Need

Overview of Pebble Beach

Stepping into Pebble Beach is like opening a rich, illustrated storybook that tells the tales of nature’s magnificence, golf’s illustrious history, and the allure of classic and vintage automobiles. This Northern California gem, a beacon of coastal beauty and timeless luxury, promises an unparalleled experience to its visitors.

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What to Expect

With the Pacific Ocean as its backyard, Pebble Beach offers rugged coastal landscapes, legendary golf courses, and unique attractions. Here, Spanish Bay’s evening bagpipes play a symphony with the crashing waves, while lone cypress trees stand as guardians of centuries-old stories. If you listen closely, you might hear the whispers of past golfing greats or the purring engines of vintage cars that have graced its roads.

How to Get the Most Out of Pebble Beach

To experience Pebble Beach fully, embrace the rhythm of the landscape. Start your day with the sunrise over Monterey Bay, then lose yourself in a round of golf or a scenic drive through emerald fairways. Absorb the cultural charm of Cannery Row, indulge in locally sourced cuisine, and end your day with a tranquil stroll along the beach. Remember, the experience of Pebble Beach is not solely about visiting but living each moment with a sense of wonder and elegance, much like a leisurely drive in one of our classic cars.

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How a Classic Car Can Change Your Experience

Driving to Big Sur on the historic Route One in a vintage car is an experience that taps into the heart of American nostalgia. Majestic views, towering redwoods, and the iconic Bixby Bridge become even more magical. Do remember that cell service along this route can be limited, but rest assured – with our reliable vintage vehicles, you’re in safe hands.

Alternatively, picture yourself embarking on a country drive through Carmel Valley, where pastoral sights and vineyard views await. Afterwards, conclude your road trip at the historic Carmel Valley Village. There, you can park your classic car and explore the one-square-mile cowboy town on foot. Indulge in art galleries, museums, and savor lunch at a gourmet restaurant. River Road Wine Trail is another must-drive for car and wine lovers alike. Drive through impressive views of the “Salad Bowl of the World”, and the Salinas Valley, and visit vineyards and wineries that contribute to Monterey County’s prestigious wine reputation.

Elevate your Experience with a Self Guided Tour

Finally, maximize your experience by embarking on a self guided tour of Monterey. While cruising along the coastline in one of our elegant classic car rentals, allow our local audio tour guide to lead your way. Relax as our captivating audio tour shares tales of local history and natural wonders, making this journey truly exceptional.

Exploring Pebble Beach Golf Landmarks

Pebble Beach’s golfing heritage is written in the divots of its legendary courses and the footprints of the players who have made history here.

Golf Courses in Pebble Beach

The golf courses in Pebble Beach are more than just venues for the sport; they’re landscapes where every hole has a story to tell.

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18th Hole

Pebble Beach Golf Links’ famed 18th Hole is an awe-inspiring test of mettle for players and a jewel in the crown of golf architecture. With the Pacific as its backdrop, it has witnessed the triumph of legends like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

Bird Rock

Located along the scenic 17-Mile Drive, Bird Rock is not just a gathering spot for marine wildlife, but also a serene backdrop to the region’s golf courses. You can often spot sea lions and seals lounging on the rock, basking in the California sun.

17-Mile Drive

The 17-Mile Drive is not just a road but a journey through the heart of Pebble Beach. Winding through forests, golf courses, and alongside the ocean, it offers stunning views, including the Lone Cypress, Ghost Tree, and Bird Rock. Driving this route in one of our classic cars, you become a part of Pebble Beach’s timeless tapestry.

Stillwater Cove

This quaint cove lies adjacent to Pebble Beach Golf Links. With its tranquil beaches and yacht-filled harbor, Stillwater Cove is as charming as it is picturesque.

Experiencing the Natural Beauty of Pebble Beach’s Landscape

The allure of Pebble Beach lies not just in its man-made attractions, but in its natural beauty. This splendid enclave, kissed by the Pacific and cradled by Monterey pines, offers an array of scenic delights.

Monterey Peninsula and Lone Cypress Tree

An emblem of endurance and elegance, the Lone Cypress Tree stands resolutely on the Monterey Peninsula, bearing silent testimony to countless sunrises and sunsets. It’s a must-visit spot for nature lovers and photographers alike, best visited in one of our classic cars for an added touch of nostalgia.

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18th Green at Pebble Beach Golf Links

Standing on the 18th Green at Pebble Beach Golf Links, one can feel the palpable energy of the legends who have played here. With the Pacific Ocean framing the green and the sky blending into the horizon, it’s a sight to behold – a living painting that changes with every passing hour.

Popular Attractions in the Area

Pebble Beach and its surrounding areas boast numerous attractions, each with its unique charm and allure.

Monterey Classic Car Week and Concours d’Elegance

The Monterey Classic Car Week is an annual celebration of automotive heritage, culminating in the Concours d’Elegance. Classic and vintage car enthusiasts from all over the world flock here to admire a parade of beautifully preserved and restored vehicles, some of which you can find in our eclectic collection.


The museums around Pebble Beach offer glimpses into the region’s past, its cultural fabric, and its natural wonders.

Carmel Mission Basilica Museum
The Carmel Mission Basilica Museum is a trove of history, art, and spirituality. With its Spanish colonial architecture and tranquil gardens, it offers a serene retreat from the bustle of modern life.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

A window into the undersea world of Monterey Bay, this renowned aquarium is home to thousands of marine species. It offers an interactive, educational experience that appeals to both young and old alike.

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Cannery Row and Its Attractions

A short drive away in one of our vintage rides, Cannery Row offers an eclectic mix of shopping, dining, and cultural experiences. Its historic canneries, immortalized in John Steinbeck’s novels, are a testament to Monterey’s rich maritime history.

Whether it’s the joy of a well-played round, the excitement of a classic car rally, or the serenity of a coastal drive, Pebble Beach promises a memorable journey.

Road Rallies at Pebble Beach

When discussing Pebble Beach, it’s impossible to overlook its exhilarating road rallies. Additionally, while the immaculate greens attract golfers worldwide, the winding roads are a magnet for motoring enthusiasts. Moreover, navigating these twists and turns in a classic car adds a nostalgic flavor to the thrill of the rally.

Authentic Local Dining Options

The gastronomy of Pebble Beach is as captivating as its landscapes. From hearty breakfasts at Stillwater Cove to gourmet dinners overlooking the 18th hole, the region’s dining options reflect its vibrant culinary scene. Why not drive to your dining destination in style, turning heads with one of our classic cars?

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Vintage Wine Tasting

A glass of local wine is the perfect accompaniment to a Monterey sunset. The nearby Carmel Valley offers an array of tasting rooms. Enrich your palette with world-class wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands, then traverse the River Road Wine Trail in a classic convertible, stopping to sample the offerings of rural tasting rooms.

Enjoying Pebble Beach by Car

Pebble Beach is a driver’s paradise. From Big Sur’s Route One to Carmel Valley Village, the region brims with scenic routes that showcase the area’s natural splendor. A classic car from our collection adds an additional layer of delight to these journeys.

How Far is Pebble Beach from San Francisco

Pebble Beach is approximately a two-hour drive from San Francisco, making it a perfect escape from the city. And believe us, the journey along the Pacific Coast in one of our classic cars doesn’t just change your experience – it elevates it.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, a classic or vintage car from Monterey Touring Vehicles ensures that your journey through this magnificent region becomes a memory you’ll never forget.