8 days in Carmel & Cambria Itinerary

8 days in Carmel & Cambria Itinerary

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Carmel
— 3 nights
2
Cambria
— 2 nights

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
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 beaches, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos, take in the waterfront at Old Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Carmel trip planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Carmel is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Carmel. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Carmel at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

2
nights
Cambria

Cambria ©
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). On the 7th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr, thenidentify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and then explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock, and then look for gifts at The Shell Shop.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambria tour planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Cambria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Carmel in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cambria, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Simeon, Morro Bay
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

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