- Our list of the best things to do in Carmel, California, features the top 183 nearby activities — including 86 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Carmel, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 41 things to do within the city of Carmel, CA , followed by 142 popular activities in nearby cities, including Monterey, Salinas, Pacific Grove, Seaside, Big Sur, Marina and Watsonville
Foodies and gourmands adore Carmel Food Tours, a company that offers three-hour walking tours of Carmel's best places to grab a bite and a refreshing beverage. Each tour ticket includes samples of the best dishes at seven of the finest restaurants in Carmel.
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Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921 MoreLess Info
California's Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach is the perfect destination for sunbathing, swimming, collecting shells, flying kites, boogie boarding, kayaking and snorkeling. The beach is also a frequent stopping spot for pelicans and other aquatic birds.