Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Cambria to Santa Cruz in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Santa Cruz, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.
11:00 am start in Cambria
drive for about 2.5 hours
1:29 pm Carmel By the Sea
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 2:59 pm
drive for about 54 minutes
driving ≈ 3.5 hours
Carmel By the Sea (69 answers)
Saddle Mountain Recreation Park (1 mention)
Carmel By The River RV Park (1 mention)
Monterey Pines RV Park - Military (1 mention)
Monterey County Fairgrounds (1 mention)
Veterans Memorial Park (1 mention)
Laguna Seca Recreation Area (1 mention)
restaurants around Carmel By the Sea:
Grasing's Coastal Cuisine
Edgar's Restaurant at Quail Ridge
Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria
hotels around Carmel By the Sea:
Quail Lodge Carmel Valley
Carmel By The River RV Park
Saddle Mountain Recreation Park
questions about Carmel By the Sea:
Romantic restaurant and hotel in Carmel
Things to do that'll interest 17-year-old brother
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Santa Cruz.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Quail Lodge Carmel Valley.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
GoPetFriendly suggests Grasing's Coastal Cuisine.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.
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