8 days in Carmel & Cambria Itinerary

8 days in Carmel & Cambria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Trip Planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to San Francisco, Shuttle to Carmel
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Carmel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cambria
— 2 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Sydney

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Carmel

— 3 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Carmel is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, take a leisurely stroll along Old Fisherman's Wharf, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Carmel day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Carmel is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get little chillier in Carmel: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Cambria

— 2 nights
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): cruise along Moonstone Beach Dr, look for gifts at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, and then step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Moonstone Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock, and then stop by The Shell Shop.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cambria sightseeing planner.

Getting from Carmel to Cambria by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Carmel in November since evenings lows in Cambria dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8: