Attractions

What to do in Carmel-by-the-Sea

The best of Carmel and beyond is right at your fingertips here at the Pine Inn! Stroll from our hotel to the beach, enjoy a round of golf, or treat your family to a day of fun and education at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Peruse our list of top attractions and things to do below, and let us know if you’d like more information.

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  • Carmel Beach

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    The best of Carmel and beyond is right at your fingertips here at the Pine Inn! Stroll from our hotel to the beach, enjoy a round of golf, or treat your family to a day of fun and education at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Peruse our list of top attractions and things to do below, and let us know if you’d like more information.

    The best of Carmel and beyond is right at your fingertips here at the Pine Inn! Stroll from our hotel to the beach, enjoy a round of golf, or treat your family to a day of fun and education at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Peruse our list of top attractions and things to do below, and let us know if you’d like more information.

  • Big Sur Distance:25 milesFrom Hotel

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    A relatively short distance from our hotel, Big Sur is definitely worth a day trip. Visit Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, catch a glimpse of the Bixby Bridge, and tour some of the marvelous art galleries that dot Highway One.

    A relatively short distance from our hotel, Big Sur is definitely worth a day trip. Visit Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, catch a glimpse of the Bixby Bridge, and tour some of the marvelous art galleries that dot Highway One.

  • Pebble Beach Golf Courses Distance:4 milesFrom Hotel

    18th Hole - Pebble Beach

    For golf enthusiasts, no visit to the area would be complete without a round of two at one of these beautiful, legendary courses. There are five in total, including the Pebble Beach Golf Links, rated by Golf Digest as the best public course in the country for over a dozen years running.

    For golf enthusiasts, no visit to the area would be complete without a round of two at one of these beautiful, legendary courses. There are five in total, including the Pebble Beach Golf Links, rated by Golf Digest as the best public course in the country for over a dozen years running.

  • California State University, Monterey Bay Distance:10 milesFrom Hotel

    Cal State University - Monterey Bay

    Our hotel is just a short drive away from the CSUMB campus. Visit a student, cheer on the Otters at a sporting event, or explore the LEED Silver-certified Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library.

    Our hotel is just a short drive away from the CSUMB campus. Visit a student, cheer on the Otters at a sporting event, or explore the LEED Silver-certified Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library.

  • Carmel Mission Distance:1 mileFrom Hotel

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    Discover true peace and tranquility at this historic mission, which was founded in 1771 and now includes a school and a venue for weddings. Spend time at the museum while you’re here.

    Discover true peace and tranquility at this historic mission, which was founded in 1771 and now includes a school and a venue for weddings. Spend time at the museum while you’re here.

  • Sunset Center Distance:1 mileFrom Hotel

    Sunset Center

    This multipurpose performing arts center features a full calendar of events – from musicals and dance performances to famous singers and comedy acts.

    This multipurpose performing arts center features a full calendar of events – from musicals and dance performances to famous singers and comedy acts.

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Distance:5 milesFrom Hotel

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    Packed with extraordinary ocean life exhibits, the Monterey Bay Aquarium provides educational fun for all ages. Your kids will be especially delighted with the interactive Splash Zone!

    Packed with extraordinary ocean life exhibits, the Monterey Bay Aquarium provides educational fun for all ages. Your kids will be especially delighted with the interactive Splash Zone!

  • Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Distance:10 milesFrom Hotel

    Laguna Seca Raceway

    Enjoy a year-round calendar of exhilarating motorsports events at this famous raceway in Salinas, which also features an apparel store.

    Enjoy a year-round calendar of exhilarating motorsports events at this famous raceway in Salinas, which also features an apparel store.

  • Carmel Valley Distance:5 milesFrom Hotel

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    Fabulous restaurants, enchanting vineyards, and great hiking – there’s so much to do in Carmel Valley, you’ll wish you had a month to experience it all. Highlights include Garland Ranch Regional Park, Talbott Vineyards, and boutique shopping in the center of town.

    Fabulous restaurants, enchanting vineyards, and great hiking – there’s so much to do in Carmel Valley, you’ll wish you had a month to experience it all. Highlights include Garland Ranch Regional Park, Talbott Vineyards, and boutique shopping in the center of town.

Carmel Beach

Exterior at pineiin, California

The best of Carmel and beyond is right at your fingertips here at the Pine Inn! Stroll from our hotel to the beach, enjoy a round of golf, or treat your family to a day of fun and education at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Peruse our list of top attractions and things to do below, and let us know if you’d like more information.

Pebble Beach Golf Courses

Distance: 4 miles From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

For golf enthusiasts, no visit to the area would be complete without a round of two at one of these beautiful, legendary courses. There are five in total, including the Pebble Beach Golf Links, rated by Golf Digest as the best public course in the country for over a dozen years running.

Carmel Mission

Distance: 1 mile From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

Discover true peace and tranquility at this historic mission, which was founded in 1771 and now includes a school and a venue for weddings. Spend time at the museum while you’re here.

Sunset Center

Distance: 1 mile From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

This multipurpose performing arts center features a full calendar of events – from musicals and dance performances to famous singers and comedy acts.

Carmel Valley

Distance: 5 miles From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

Fabulous restaurants, enchanting vineyards, and great hiking – there’s so much to do in Carmel Valley, you’ll wish you had a month to experience it all. Highlights include Garland Ranch Regional Park, Talbott Vineyards, and boutique shopping in the center of town.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Distance: 5 miles From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

Packed with extraordinary ocean life exhibits, the Monterey Bay Aquarium provides educational fun for all ages. Your kids will be especially delighted with the interactive Splash Zone!

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Distance: 10 miles From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

Enjoy a year-round calendar of exhilarating motorsports events at this famous raceway in Salinas, which also features an apparel store.

California State University, Monterey Bay

Distance: 10 miles From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

Our hotel is just a short drive away from the CSUMB campus. Visit a student, cheer on the Otters at a sporting event, or explore the LEED Silver-certified Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library.

Big Sur

Distance: 25 miles From Hotel
Exterior at pineiin, California

A relatively short distance from our hotel, Big Sur is definitely worth a day trip. Visit Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, catch a glimpse of the Bixby Bridge, and tour some of the marvelous art galleries that dot Highway One.

Pine Inn

Ocean Avenue between Lincoln Street and Monte Verde Street
Carmel, California 93921
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