Carmel-by-the-Sea is a charming destination on the Monterey coast of California. 

In downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, you can browse numerous unique boutiques, galleries, and tasting rooms. 

The walkable one square mile of downtown Carmel contains many secret passageways, gardens, and courtyards to explore. 

Carmel is known for its many many topnotch eateries. You'll find diverse cuisines to sample, many using local farm-fresh ingredients. 

Carmel's historic mission features stunning architecture and gorgeous gardens. 

The crescent-shaped white sand Carmel Beach is a joy to stroll, and it's one of many beaches in the area you can visit. 

Love scenic trails? Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is just a few miles south of Carmel, along CA 1.

Enjoy wine tasting and scenic drives in nearby Carmel Valley.

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