What to do in Carmel, CA

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Carmel Attractions

It's no wonder so many tourists keep coming back to Carmel each year. This appealing city is full of tempting things to do. Whether you're fond of visiting local attractions or trying more exhilarating experiences, you won't have a dull moment here.

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What to do in Carmel

Free Things to Do in Carmel

They say the best things in life are free. Discover the following around Carmel:

Cherry Center for the Arts - This is a terrific place to get your culture hit and find out about the vibrant local arts scene.

Tor House - If you're eager to explore the region's history through its landmarks, put this one on your sightseeing list.

The Carmel Business Association - Stop here and discover the significance of this place to the local community.

Carmel Mission Basilica - Spend a bit of time in prayer or meditation at this peaceful sacred place.

Carmel Beach - Breathe in the fresh sea air and watch the waves splashing against the shore at this beautiful coastal spot.

Palo Corona Regional Park - Arrange a picnic date and enjoy a relaxing stroll around the gorgeous plant life.

Things to Do in Carmel with Kids

There are plenty of amazing experiences in Carmel that the entire gang will love. Here are a few of the best family friendly experiences around.


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