City Orientation Walk, Carmel

Carmel is a small picturesque town in the Monterrey region. Despite its size, it is one of the major tourist attractions in the state of California. To become acquainted with the city, you have to visit the spots that are popular among the locals, such as A.W. Shucks or Carmel Plaza. Take this tour to discover the best spots to enjoy daily life in Carmel.
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City Orientation Walk Map

Guide Name: City Orientation Walk
Guide Location: USA » Carmel (See other walking tours in Carmel)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Author: JohnB
Carmel Plaza

1) Carmel Plaza (must see)

The Carmel Plaza is the only shopping mall and recreation centre in Carmel. Here you are offered a huge selection of local shops that will certainly grab your attention. The two-level building was designed in a courthouse design with an open green recreation spot in the...   view more
Devendorf Park

2) Devendorf Park

The Devendorf Park is a cozy park located in the city's downtown, in the vicinity of the Carmel Plaza Shopping Centre. It is the place where you will see the locals relaxing after a hard day at work or jogging in the morning. The park is also a venue for public gatherings, summer concerts and other cultural...   view more
Sunset Center

3) Sunset Center

The Sunset Center is a modern cultural venue where all kinds of activities take place year-round. It works in close relationship with the local community, thus entirely fulfilling the city's cultural needs. You may also have the opportunity to listen to some great classical music that is played on a regular...   view more
All Saints Episcopal Church

4) All Saints Episcopal Church

The All Saints Episcopal Church is among the first places of worship in Carmel that actively participated in the city's formation and offered its support to the local community. Its origins go back to the 1900's when a group of priests needed a more spacious place for worship for the growing population of Carmel. Today daily services are held here and everyone is welcome to...   view more
Golden Bough Playhouse

5) Golden Bough Playhouse (must see)

The Golden Bough Playhouse is a historic theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The playhouse occupies the site of the former Carmel Arts and Crafts Clubhouse, Carmel's first cultural center and theatre, built in 1906-07 on Casanova Street, and the Arts & Crafts Hall, built in 1923-24 on an adjacent lot on Monte Verde Street. The early Carmel bohemians participated in events held at these facilities, including writers Mary Austin and George Sterling.

Both the clubhouse and the Arts &...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Harrison Memorial Library

6) Harrison Memorial Library

Harrison Memorial Library was born together with the city, and from that time it rapidly grew to become an important component in shaping the city's cultural and daily life. The library was established by Ella Reid Harrison, and named in memory of her late husband - Ralph Chandler Harrison...   view more
Carmel Beach

7) Carmel Beach (must see)

The Carmel Beach is located just 5 minutes away from the city center and is an ideal place for a long walk or for some spectacular views. As the locals are very friendly in this part of California, be prepared to play some volleyball or some Frisbee with...   view more

Walking Tours in Carmel, California

Create Your Own Walk in Carmel

Create Your Own Walk in Carmel

Creating your own self-guided walk in Carmel is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Art Galleries in Carmel, Part 1

Art Galleries in Carmel, Part 1

With the artistic history of a century, Carmel has become a top destination for art lovers. Its more than 100 art galleries display the works of well-known American artists, as well as classical art from around the world. Most of Carmel's houses were built by artists and you might meet one just walking on the street. You will be both surprised and inspired while seeing art with the eyes of a collector. Take this tour to explore Carmel's finest galleries and their treasures.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 km
Art Galleries in Carmel, Part 2

Art Galleries in Carmel, Part 2

A temple of fine art, Carmel is well known for its numerous galleries, presenting exquisite artwork from around the world. A bohemian spot, Carmel was once the most popular refuge for artists of all kinds. It inspired masters like Robinson Jeffers, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jack London and George Sterling to create immortal art. Take this tour to discover what has inspired many of the world's greatest artists to write, paint, sculpt, and photograph here.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km