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Carmel by the Sea

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Address: Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 888-434-3891
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$140*
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Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour
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Private Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Tour from San Francisco
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Monterey And Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Private Tour from San Francisco

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Sweet rich town

So, a sweet looking rich over priced town. As we were travelling on US 1 and 101 all the way from Oregan down to San Diego, stopped for two nights in Carmel/ Pebble Beach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Karachi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So, a sweet looking rich over priced town. As we were travelling on US 1 and 101 all the way from Oregan down to San Diego, stopped for two nights in Carmel/ Pebble Beach. Looking back, there are other better choices along the coast which are quaint, sweet and less pricey.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you are on this clean white powder sand watching the array of dogs frolicking with each other. Pet guardians delighted in conversation about their experiences of the day. Watching for whale spouts to find a pod or two. Look for otters or a dolphin ( rare sighting) in the ocean . The tide pools provide another whole experience. Walking... More 

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Yoxall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This a a beautiful place , with lovely beaches , scenic roads, parks and a great selection of shops and restaurants. Great atmosphere and close to other very nice places . The only matter that spoiled if slightly for us on this bid or was the cloudy weather and cold temperatures ( as we couldn't enjoy the beach as much... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The few shopping blocks are very charming and offer many pedestrian surprises. Diversified in nature as well : art, wine tasting, fashion, food... The beach area is beautiful as well. All is walking distance.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arts, crafts, good food and pretty village feel with quaint Hansel & Gretal styled houses and shops packed full of wonderful items that you'll want in your house. If you want a piece of art this is the place to go. You can shop and kids can eat or go with dad to the beach at the end of the... More 

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Elko, Nv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on a quick 3 day getaway and Carmel was the perfect place. We went to the beach at night and it was beautiful. Absolutely tranquil and quiet. It was only a 10 minute walk from where we were staying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by Carmel briefly during our trip. We parked the car and walked down Ocean Avenue all the way to the beach and back to our car. We stopped for a dessert in a pastry/coffee shop, and saw a couple of beautiful rare cars parked along Ocean Avenue. It is a very safe, charming town, with lots of beautiful... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an awesome place. An easy walk from our hotel and stunning scenery and clean beach. Nothing else to add but it's a must when you are there. You won't be disappointed.

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Halifax
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Camel (BTS) is a beautiful picturesque village/town. Parking can be a pain (various free road parking but limited to 2 hours). Lots of nice designer shops (incl a Tiffany's) and a 101 galleries!! Not the cheapest place you'll visit but certainly one of the nicest...

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Humble, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spend the day looking at the many shops in the area, eat at some amazing restaurants, within walking distance, or spend the day at the beach. Your choice, they have it all. We had an amazing fun day...

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