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One of California’s most picturesque villages is Carmel-by-the-Sea (as it is officially named, although it is most often referred to as “Carmel”). A charming square mile of carefully tended houses under a canopy of pine, oak and cypress, Carmel has long attracted artists, writers, celebrities and tourists.

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  • San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo Mission Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    3080 Rio Road USA - Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

    Headquarters of the California mission chain during its expansive early years, the Carmel mission resonates with the visionary spirit of its founder, Padre Junípero Serra, whose remains are interred here in the church sanctuary. The stately old chape..

  • Tor-House Recommended Recommended

    26304 Ocean View Ave. USA - Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

    Overlooking Carmel Bay, this enchanting stone complex embodies the spirit of its builder, poet Robinson Jeffers, whose writing was inspired by the raw beauty of the Pacific coast. Jeffers and his wife settled in Carmel in 1914, and in 1918 work was b..

  • Point Lobos Natural Reserve Interesting

    USA - Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

    This small but dramatic peninsula defines the southern end of Carmel Bay. Early Spanish explorers named the site Punta de los Lobos Marinos (point of the sea wolves) because the baying of resident sea lions reminded them of the howling of wolves. Dee..

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