- Monterey Bay Aquarium
- Cannery Row/Fisherman’s Wharf
- Pebble Beach/17-Mile Drive
- Highway 1/Big Sur
- Point Lobos State Reserve
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is known as one of the best aquariums in the world dedicated to marine research and conservation. Monterey Aquarium is known throughout the world for its interactive exhibits and ability to present marine life on a truly grand scale.
We partner with Monterey Bay Aquarium to offer special Monterey Aquarium Package that includes 2-day VIP pass.
The Monterey Aquarium is just over 5 miles, 15 minutes drive from the Carmel Green Lantern Inn.
Monterey’s historic waterfront was once a busy sardine canning area; now it’s a top tourist destination with numerous options for shopping, dining and nightlife, all located on the gorgeous coastline of Monterey Bay.
The Cannery Row & Fisherman’s Wharf are just over 4 miles, 12 minutes drive from the Carmel Green Lantern Inn.
Famous for its coastal landmark, Pebble Beach and 17-Mile Drive are widely recognized as one of the most scenic drives in the world. Visit to the legendary Pebble Beach Golf Course with its awe-inspiring views is a must on every visitor’s itinerary.
Pebble Beach / 17-Mile Drive starts less than 1 mile from our Inn.
California Highway One, sometimes referred as Big Sur Coast Highway or Pacific Coast Route 1, is the best-known scenic drive in the world. It’s been named “One of the world’s best drives” by London’s Sunday Times, and “Drive of a Lifetime” by National Geographic Traveler.
On this fabled coastline, redwood groves reach skyward, the Santa Lucia Range plunges into the sea, and waves are beaten to froth on ragged rocks. It’s a place of elemental power that can make human affairs seem inconsequential. This is a must-do drive when visiting California.
Highway One starts 1 mile from the Carmel Green Lantern Inn. The twisting, cliff-hugging, 26 miles route along the Pacific Ocean to Big Sur takes about 45 minutes to complete.
The Point Lobos State Reserve, often referred as “the crown jewel of the State Park System” and “the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world”, has offered many things to millions of people who have visited it over the years.
This majestic spot for hiking and diving is easily accessible; just drive 3 miles, 10 minutes drive from the Carmel Green Lantern Inn.