Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Palm Springs to Carmel. If you're planning a road trip to Carmel, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Palm Springs
drive for about 2 hours
day 1 driving ≈ 2 hours
find more stops
11:00 am leave from Hotel Erwin
drive for about 5.5 hours
day 2 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
Manhattan Beach (125 answers)
Venice Beach Boardwalk (62 mentions)
Abbot Kinney (56 mentions)
Manhattan Beach Pier (22 mentions)
Trilogy Spa (12 mentions)
Hermosa Beach Pier (9 mentions)
restaurants around Manhattan Beach:
Fishing with Dynamite
North End Caffe
hotels around Manhattan Beach:
Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach
Sea View Inn At the Beach
Hilton Garden Inn
questions about Manhattan Beach:
Favorite restaurants in Manhattan Beach?
Where's the best dessert in Manhattan Beach?
What's the best neighborhood in Manhattan Beach for a first time visitor?
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 Carmel.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Mission Ranch Hotel, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Passionfish, which was mentioned 7 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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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 Trippy:
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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!
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