Carmel is a great place to base yourself while you are in Monterey as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Galante Vineyards and the fantastic Carmel Plaza. Also worth checking out are Sunset Center and Carmel Beach.
Travelers come from all over the world to experience the Monterey Bay Aquarium, one of the most photographed spots in the country. It is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Fisherman's Wharf is one of the most popular places to visit in the Monterey’s city center that is well worth a visit.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Walk along the attractive coastline nearby such as the Carmel River State Beach.
Take a break from sightseeing and indulge in a game of golf at the Pebble Beach Golf Links.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Carmel Mission Inn, the Carmel Lodge and the Carmel River Inn are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.