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Things To Do In Carmel, CA: Rocky Beaches. World-Class Golf. Scenic Trails.

Some of the best things to do and places to visit in and around Carmel, CA are just steps away from our hotel. This coastal town offers a nice mix of historic sites, world-class attractions, waterfront dining spots, scenic trails, and an array of outdoor activities. Kayak or go sailing around the Bay. Spend a day at the pet-friendly Carmel Beach, known for its surf, bonfires, and scenic trails. Explore the 17-Mile Drive to Pebble Beach Golf Club. Bring the whole crew to Monterey Bay Aquarium for a close look at marine life. Check out all the happenings at the bustling Old Fisherman's Wharf Monterey with a ton of seafood spots serving up clam chowder and harbor views. 

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Pebble Beach Golf

Pebble Beach Golf

Head down the scenic 17-mile Drive and stop at the world-class, 18-hole par 72 Pebble Beach Golf Club. Tee off while overlooking California's dramatic coastline at one of its legendary signature holes. This famous golf course has hosted the US Open in the past several years.
2.8 Miles
California's Carmel Beach

Carmel Beach

Spend an afternoon or early evening on one of the most iconic beaches in California. Have a bonfire with a group of friends. Play catch with your furry one. Surf the challenging waves. Walk along the breathtaking coastline or venture off for a scenic jog along the paved trail. 
0.5 Miles
Old Fisherman’s Wharf Monterey

Old Fisherman’s Wharf Monterey

Stroll the historic streets of the wharf while taking in harbor views. Savor fresh catch-of-the-day and enjoy a healthy serving of clam chowder. The Wharf is known for fishing, sailing, and extraordinary whale-watching and boat tours. Be sure to also shop for souvenirs and arts and crafts.
5.1 Miles
Monterey Aquarium

Monterey Aquarium

Get to know the fascinating world of marine life including sea otters, sharks, and jellies. This massive aquarium is also home to African Penguins, a giant Kelp Forest exhibit, and an Open Sea exhibit which is their largest exhibit with sea turtles, sardines, tuna, and live feedings. 
7.1 Miles
17-Mile-Drive Monterey california

17-Mile Drive

Experience California's most talked-about journey on the 17-Mile Drive from Monterey to Pebble Beach. Prepare to make several pit stops along the way. Enjoy iconic golf courses, beautiful beaches including Spanish Bay, and The Lone Cypress for ample photo opportunities.
5.2 Miles
Big Sur california

Big Sur

Think big. Think bold. Think beautiful. Big Sur wows with jaw-dropping miles of rugged coastline. Hike through National State Parks like Pfeiffer dotted with nature trails and insta-worthy beaches. Visit a clifftop restaurant for delicious food and some of the best views on earth.
24 Miles
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