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Carmel Travel Guide

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Wonders of Wildlife at Point Lobos State Reserve
Wonders of Wildlife at Point Lobos State Reserve

You can cram all the charms of California's amazing coastline into one stop at Point Lobos State Reserve, about 100 miles south of San Francisco.

It's all there at Point Lobos: crashing waves,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
A Birders Guide to Point Lobos
A Birders Guide to Point Lobos

You can't actually go to Point Lobos without seeing a bird. There are birds all over. They are on the rocky cliffs, in the water, in the scrub meadows, in the pine and cypress forests and in the air...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Cypress Grove Trail
Cypress Grove Trail

This 1-mile loop is a favorite among park visitors because it offers great views and a close look at the area's famous Cypress trees, which naturally grow in only one other place in the world: Carmel...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

That PERFECT autumn/winter vacation!! (djz032070, Oct 5, 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Monterey County, Ca Travels (Chuck_B, Nov 26, 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Memorable Monterey (fancyschmancy, May 6, 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 5 Votes
Monterey, CA in a weekend (Montereyblue2, Mar 14, 2010)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Best Of

San Francisco Loop-Northern California In 15 Days (StrandsDanville, Jun 17, 2009)
5.0 of 5 stars 29 Votes
3.0 of 5 stars 7 Votes
Carmel Getaway (NapaLocal, Jan 11, 2007)
2.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes

Recent Trip

California (Karen9870, Sep 24, 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 10 Votes
SF - Place worth visiting (Strikers K, Dec 18, 2012)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Threebritsabroad do a tiny bit of California! (threebritsabroad, Jun 11, 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 10 Votes