Things To Do in Carmel
Plan Your Ultimate Itinerary
The California coast offers a wealth of activities, with world-class golf, tennis, ocean sports, biking, hiking, shopping, dining, sightseeing, and more. There is truly something for everyone, whether you’re a thrill-seeker or prefer just to take it easy.
Carmel-by-the-Sea is centrally located on the Monterey Peninsula. Use Tradewinds as your home base and enjoy the entire Peninsula.
All of these great areas to visit are just minutes away:
- Pebble Beach
- Cannery Row
- The Monterey Bay Aquarium
- Point Lobos State Park
- Pacific Grove
- Carmel Valley
Drive to Big Sur for lunch, go on a hike and explore the scenic wonders, then come back to Carmel for a gourmet dinner.
See our Concierge page for specific ideas and dining suggestions
Our concierge staff have extensive knowledge in what the area has to offer. They are happy to help arrange everything from a tee time at one of the exceptional local golf courses to an afternoon kayaking or whale watching. Ask them about some of the excellent wine tasting rooms in Carmel and Carmel Valley.