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Featured Events

Apr
27
2014

Big Sur International Marathon

Apr. 27
The Big Sur Marathon is 26.2 miles of the most beautiful coastline in the world -…more
May
2
2014

Steinbeck Festival

May. 2-May. 4
This annual festival consists of several days of films, speakers, panels, theater,…more
May
2
2014

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

May. 2-May. 4
This entirely new series created by the merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports…more
May
2
2014

Wildflower Triathlon

May. 2-May. 4
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test…more
May
3
2014

Winemakers' Celebration

May. 3
Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) will…more
May
9
2014

Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival

May. 9
The annual festival was envisioned as a fun and entertaining way to raise…more
May
14
2014

Amgen Tour of CA Stopover

May. 14
The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California,…more
May
15
2014

Carmel Art Festival

May. 15-May. 18
Carmel-by-the-Sea highlights its artist colony origins with the Carmel Art Festival.…more
May
15
2014

Salinas Valley Fair

May. 15-May. 18
Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival,…more
May
16
2014

Cooking for Solutions

May. 16-May. 18
The culinary event of the year, Cooking for Solutions features great chefs, gourmet…more
May
16
2014

Ferrari Racing Days

May. 16-May. 18
Ferrari Racing Days return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with three full days of…more
May
23
2014

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

May. 23-May. 25
The 5th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is a three-day event packed…more
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Carmel Valley Vineyards

Carmel Valley Vineyards

Carmel Valley

Among the rolling hills and grapevines of Carmel Valley, California, you'll find tucked-away hotels, inns and lodges that are the perfect home base for a wine country vacation. Play on championship Carmel Valley golf courses. Dine at award-winning Carmel Valley restaurants. Experience the rugged hiking and horseback riding that makes Carmel Valley a favorite destination for the outdoors enthusiast. And it's all just a short, stunning drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Carmel Valley Wine Country Vacation

Carmel Valley, which has its own official wine appellation, is the perfect place for a California wine country vacation. Many tasting rooms are clustered in Carmel Valley Village, only a short stroll from several inns and lodges. If you prefer to stay at the winery, the prestigious Bernardus Lodge is located among the vineyards of Bernardus Winery.

Carmel Valley Golf

The championship golf courses of Carmel Valley offer both interesting challenges and breathtaking views. Most are located at highly rated, award-winning resorts that are themselves a destination. Click here to learn more about Carmel Valley golf.

Carmel Valley Restaurants

Carmel Valley hosts a number of top-shelf restaurants that reflect both the creativity of their well-known chefs and their unique location. Carmel Valley restaurants take advantage of their proximity to "California's salad bowl" by featuring locally grown, fresh ingredients alongside award-winning wine lists prominently featuring wines from grapes sometimes grown within walking distance of the dining room.

Carmel Valley Hotels

Whether you're staying among the grapevines, along the golf course, or in a Victorian hunting lodge, Carmel Valley hotels offer an escape from the ordinary and a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Stay in Carmel Valley and enjoy a getaway that's not far away from charming Carmel-by-the-Sea and the wondrous Monterey Bay Aquarium

Carmel Valley Map

Carmel Valley is just a few miles east of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Use the plus and minus signs in the upper left-hand corner of the map to resize; use the arrow signs to move the interactive Carmel Valley map.


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