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Robinson Jeffers’ Tor House

Tor House and Hawk Tower

Tor House and Hawk Tower – A Poet’s Haven “We must uncenter our minds from ourselves; We must unhumanize our views a little, and become confident As the rock and ocean that we were made from.”     – Carmel Point, Robinson Jeffers   Tor House is one of the most enticing attractions in Carmel, California. The idyllic stone…

Places to Dine When you’re in Carmel for the Annual Tree Lighting

christmas tree

Carmel-by-the-Sea’s annual Tree Lighting and Sunset Center Holiday Party takes place this year on December 6th. The majestic tree stands at Carmel’s major crossroads at the intersection of Junipero Street and Ocean Avenue. The celebration begins at 4:30pm at Ocean Avenue in Devendorf Park. Carmel’s festive season comes to life with the Holiday Tree Lighting…

Must-Sees for Art Lovers in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Art Lovers in Carmel-by-the-Sea

If you’re a lover of art in all its forms, an avid collector, or you’re just looking for an interesting way to spend an afternoon, Carmel has a delectable array of more than 100 art galleries to choose from. Here is a sampling to whet your appetite: Mountainsong Galleries This gallery boasts more living artists…

May Events in Carmel-by-the-Sea


There’s a lot of exciting events this May in Carmel, so bring the family out to enjoy the spring fun. Annual Winemakers’ Celebration 22nd Annual Winemakers’ Celebration Come on down and delight your palate with more than 100 different…

Historic Buildings in Carmel

Historic Buildings in Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea is not only renowned for its beautiful scenery; it also has a rich history, much of which is still present today. If you have some time to spare, take a stroll through the town’s historic areas and take a trip back in time. Here are some must-see historic locations: Forest Theater

Great Foodie Tours Across the USA

Great Foodie Tours Across the USA

Classic Carmel Food Tour, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA Carmel-By-The-Sea is a charming seaside village that offers the best of the Central California coast. Exploring that charm— the food, the architecture, and the ocean views — with Carmel Food Tours’ Staci Giovino is unforgettable. Staci loves her adopted town and hearing about the fun history, celebrities who frequent…

Garrapata State Park

Garrapata State Park

Whether you’re a nature buff, a seasoned hiker, or you’re just looking for a pleasant day outdoors, Garrapata State Park is sure to please.  An often overlooked Big Sur gem, the park languishes along two miles of beach front, and when you’re tired of relaxing on the sand, you can enjoy a coastal hike, which…

Foodie Festival Roundup – The Foodie’s Guide to Local Summer Festivals

Foodie Festival Roundup

Summer is the time to take in outdoor festivals to celebrate theater, music, art, photography, and the culinary arts. Here are some great places to enjoy beer, wine, and chefs’ creations this summer. Kick-off your long weekend with a Carmel Food Tour on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. Book soon, as summertime spots fill up quickly. MAY…