Find Your Next Adventure in Carmel, CA
Find your next adventure in Carmel, CA, while lodging at the Carmel Green Lantern Inn. The nearby nature-centered attractions, landmarks, and scenes promote a sense of enjoyment, as well as an opportunity to practice mindfulness and meditation.
Adventure by the Sea
Monterey County offers nearly 100 miles of coastline and easy access to several beautiful beaches including Carmel Beach, Carmel River Beach, Asilomar State Beach, and Monterey State Beach. These beaches are great for swimmers, surfers, fishers, families, and casual beach-goers.
While most of the nearby beaches are easily accessible, the Big Sur Beaches are geared towards those who are looking for a little more adventure. Located off the beaten path, these areas are more secluded and will require some hiking to reach them, but they are well worth it. You will experience beautiful views and even occasional sightings of seals, sea lions, and whales. Such a calm, secluded area is an excellent location to quiet your thoughts for a moment of meditation and relaxation.
Adventure on the Go
Whether you choose to go on foot or go for a drive, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the gorgeous scenery in the area. Areas such as the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail and the Point Lobos State National Reserve provide ample hiking opportunities for all experience levels. Available trails and walking paths allow visitors to enjoy picturesque views of the ocean, hidden coves, creeks, rivers, and more.
If you’re not really into hiking, you can experience many of these same beautiful sights from the comfort of your vehicle, by taking a scenic drive on some of the nearby highways and roads. Enjoy the breathtaking nature scenes and dream mansions, along with the fairytale cottages and ocean vistas located right here in Carmel.
Adventure by the Teeing Ground
If you are interested in golfing during your stay, there are courses available throughout Carmel and even in nearby cities such as Pebble Beach, Monterey, and Pacific Grove. Golf courses include Del Monte Golf Course, Links at Spanish Bay, Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course, Pacific Grove Golf Links, and several others. Not only can you enjoy some relaxing rounds of golf, but you can also do so with gorgeous coastline views at just about every angle.
Adventure by the Vineyard
California itself is known for its fine wineries. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Carmel is the perfect destination for wine lovers and enthusiasts. In fact, Monterey County is one of the largest wine-producing regions in the state, boasting more than 175 vineyards. Along with exploring the vineyards, you can also feel free to visit one of several wine tasting rooms located in the city of Carmel.
Retreat to the quaint city of Carmel and take a break from the hustle and bustle of life. Call Carmel Green Lantern Inn today at 831-624-4392 and book your room.