Point Lobos State Reserve
They bark, they bray, they bathe and they're fun to watch – sea lions are the stars here, 4 miles south of Carmel, where a dramatically...
Even if you've never heard of 20th-century poet Robinson Jeffers, a pilgrimage to this house, which was built with his own hands, offers...
San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo Mission
A mile south of downtown, this gorgeous mission is an oasis of calm and solemnity, ensconced in flowering gardens. Its stone basilica is...
Rustic Euro-pean comfort food using seasonal local ingredients packs canoodling couples into this bistro, with an open kitchen...
Lonely Planet review
If you're afraid of sunburn, you'll love the Carmel Beach, a nice crescent of white sand.