Not always sunny, Carmel Beach is a gorgeous blanket of white sand, where pampered pups excitedly run off-leash. South of 10th Ave, bonfires crackle after sunset (until 10pm Monday through Thursday only).
Central California's most famous and photographed tree has been perched precariously on a seaward rock for possibly more than 250 years.
Migratory birds are attracted to this mile-long stretch of sand bordered by a lagoon formed by the Carmel River.
This roadside farmstand offers smoothies, soups and lets you harvest your own herbs in the garden.
A winery best known for its Pinot Noir.