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Rooms Sign     There is so much to see and do in this part of California that you may not know where to start. That is why we have put together a short list of our favorite places to visit. You'll also find useful links to local business' and tourist information.

The Homestead is the sister property to
Clint Eastwood's Mission Ranch

The historic Mission Ranch Resort was one of the first dairies in California, the rich history of this 1800’s ranch was preserved and restored by former Carmel Mayor, Clint Eastwood. A longtime Carmel resident, Clint Eastwood rescued this landmark resort from condo developers, and renovated the entire property
to provide a unique resort experience.

Mission Ranch Hotel
26270 Dolores Street, Carmel, CA 93923

Direct Line: (831) 624-6436 | Toll Free: (800) 538-8221

mission ranch


Carmel Chamber

Carmel Chamber of Commerce


Monterey County Visitor's Bureau


Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay ranks among the world’s most diverse and spectacular marine regions. The bay is at the heart of the largest protected marine area in the mainland United States. The aquarium’s permanent exhibits and galleries highlight the colorful and complex array of marine life found on California’s central coast, from coastal wetlands to the open ocean and deep sea. Special exhibitions feature marine life from around the world.


Sunset Performing Arts Center

The Sunset Center is home to symphonies, chamber musicians, singers, actors, and dancers. Sunset Center continues to host more than 50 classical music performances each year and welcomes artists from around the world to its stage.


Carmel Art

Carmel Art Associates

Founded in 1927, Carmel's oldest gallery features the work of more than 120 professional local artists, and is dedicated to presenting only the finest work for sale by artists living on the Monterey Peninsula. The Carmel Art Association displays a wide variety of styles and media, and changes its exhibitions every month.


Pacific Repertory Theatre

In celebrating the transforming power of the creative spirit, PacRep Theatre produces bold and daring interpretations of the great plays from the world stage - plays that engage, excite, educate and inspire -
presenting a world-class theatrical experience.



Carmel Art Festival

Now celebrating its 18th year, the Carmel Art Festival is a public benefit event held to educate and inspire people of all ages about the visual arts. In 2011, the Festival will once again include the Plein Air and Sculpture-in-the-Park events, as well as a Quick Draw by the winning artists, and Kids Art Day.

The Carmel Art Festival is a non-profit organization with donations from these events supporting local youth art programs. The Carmel Art Festival is always the weekend after Mother's Day weekend.


Pebble Beach Food and Wine

Enjoy four days of the best in food and wine with an epic epicurean event, Pebble Beach Food and Wine. 60 celebrity chefs and 250 wineries assemble at Pebble Beach to bring you the culinary experience of a lifetime. Enjoy lunches, dinners and wine tastings. Educate yourself with cooking demonstrations. Experience the most legendary grand tasting the California coast has ever seen. And it's all surrounded by the most beautiful scenery in the world.


Pebble Beach Food and Wine
Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

The Carmel Bach Festival has a 73-year history of artistic excellence and community service. Under the inspired leadership of Maestro Bruno Weil, the Festival is one of the oldest music festivals in the West and the most important American Bach Festival. During the 16 days of the festival approximately 30,000 attendees enjoy a wide range of concerts, recitals, interactive talks, master classes, social events, and educational experiences.


Carmel Mission

The Community of the Carmel Mission has been gathering with countless faithful people, who since 1771, have sought to bring and to be the People of God in this place. We are those stewards whom Christ instructed to value what was excellent in our faith, both old and new.


Carmel Mission
Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to perpetuating jazz.

We are proud to provide year-round Jazz Education Programs, showcased in our annual Next Generation Jazz Festival. We are pleased to present the world's best jazz entertainment in the Monterey Jazz Festival, the longest running jazz festival in the world.


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