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Carmel Village

Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel, CA 93921
888-434-3891
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Carmel
Type: Neighborhoods
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Annapolis, Maryland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Lots of boutiques and great galleries to wander in and out of. Make sure to meander the little ally's and hidden gardens. Too many amazing restaurants to try but give it a shot!

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Carmel, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Carmel By The Sea, as opposed to Carmel Village, which is 10 miles up Carmel Valley, is a great people watching and shopping location. Wonderful high end shops, great eating places as well, and you never know who you may see walking around. If you, or anyone in your family is a "petrol head" the August Car Week is a... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Great way to plan a day or so away. Shopping, long walks, huge variety of restaurants and when the weather is good it just doesn't get much better. If you like concerts do check out Sunset Center's offerings. Everything is walking distance including Carmel Beach.

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Carmel, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Get off Ocean Avenue and explore the side streets and courtyards. Parking with no time limit and free just a couple blocks on any side of the village itself.

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Park City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We love this VERY dog friendly village. Even though certain sites mention where you can go plus eat with your dogs- but don't stop there. Virtually every shop I went to, upon asking if they'd rather me leave dogs outside, said "come on in"! In addition it's beautiful & good shopping. Fun to walk all the way down to the... More

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Burleson, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is a neat place! I have never seen so many art galleries in on place though! We drove around the town a bit before our trip down PCH. At one point we got out and walked around to explore and to go eat breakfast. I would love to live here although I am sure it costs a pretty penny... More

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Lots of quaint interesting shops, eateries, cafes and bars. Great galleries, well kept streets, great hanging baskets along street . Very picturesque!

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Laguna Beach, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Small artists retreat type village. A few nice restaurants and a very interesting Saloon. Wineries open for tasting and a few unique shops. Lovely drive up there with a stop off at Garland Park, make sure you see the river and have a walk near the Ranger Camp.

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Santa Monica, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A great way to spend an afternoon - wandering the art shops and local stores. There is no shortage of great restaurants but you have to search for patios. They claim they're very dog friendly - and they are - in all the shops. When it comes to restaurants, they all are required to ask if your dog is a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

It is a fun place to walk around. The stores are too expensive for most people. There are the expensive gallery's, the expensive clothing stores and then there are the t-shirt souvenir stores. Still a nice stroll and many good restaurants.

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