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Carmel Visitor Information Center

Ocean Ave, Carmel Plaza, 2nd floor, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-2522
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Valuable Stop In

My wife was keen to learn more from our visit so we made an early stop here and picked up a map and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
harvman
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Markham, Canada
Good Information - stop here before exploring on your own

The staff was helpful and they have lots of maps and suggested walks in the town. If you are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada
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Available in the Visitor Center... - Carmel Maps - Monterey Peninsula Maps - California Maps - Restaurant Map - Inns Map - Wine Tasting Map - Postcards - Merchandise - Brochures for whale watching, aquarium, attractions, parks, wine tasting, recreation, bikes, kayaks, theaters, spas, tours ...and everything you want to know! We have friendly staff to help you!
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4 weeks ago
“Valuable Stop In”
16 Apr 2018
“If you want to get the skinny in Carmel - this is the place to start!”
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Ocean Ave, Carmel Plaza, 2nd floor, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife was keen to learn more from our visit so we made an early stop here and picked up a map and an 'Historical Walking Tour' guide for our day. It makes for a nice walk where you can learn some things about how...More

Thank harvman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was helpful and they have lots of maps and suggested walks in the town. If you are visiting for the first time, or have limited time, stop by here first so as not to waste time just wandering around.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The workers in the Information Center were an excellent source of information and advice, and a great place to start a visit. We used the history walk to find out more about Carmel, and wandered some of the hidden passageways shown only on their maps...More

Thank George H
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Small store that has tons of info. We had a quick question about self guided walking tours in Carmel. We were pleasantly surprised how helpful and intent the attendant was in trying to find an answer for us. The store had a LOT of information!...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you are heading down Big Sur, it is closed about 23 miles south of Carmel indefinitely due to the huge landslide that took out a large stretch of road. Check with the Chamber for the latest updates on what is open and what is...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

If your looking to plan your day, or week to see the sights and activities in the area this is the place to go. They have printed info, guides, maps, and advice on all things Carmel and Central California. The attendant was very knowledgeable and...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This Visitor Information Center is on the second floor of Carmel Plaza. We were passing by, and decided to go in to inquire about the best (shortest and least congested) way to get to the Monterey Bay Aquarium tomorrow morning. The lady there was very...More

2  Thank NYU62
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I expected Carmel's Wine Walk self-guided tour of nine tasting rooms to have its own page, but I guess postings are on here. If you figure $10 a tasting normally, then $65 for nine is a $15 savings. I've done the Wine Walk twice, once...More

Thank Lauren M
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Carmel is a cute town to walk around in, and what better way to do it with some wine! You get to choose 9 wineries to taste at, and all will let you ‘share’ a taste (which is what we did). 1 passport = 9...More

1  Thank CCMH
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Thee girl who was working on the day we popped in was truly helpful, charming and friendly and gave us great information on places to visit and giving us an overview on Carmel it's history and weather. Picked up a number of brochures on things...More

Thank Holi-Ray
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