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What to do While in Carmel

Have a long weekend and not sure where to go? Carmel by the Sea is a great option just a few hours from Los Angeles County north on the 101. Here's a few ideas as to what to do either on a couples retreat or with the family. Oh and since they are celebrating their Centennial Birthday, there are even more events planned to enjoy.

Holman Ranch Heaven on Earth Carmel Valley

Dating back to the late 1920's, the property located on the Holman Ranch has changed several hands over the years. "Casa Escondida" or the Hidden House was one of the first resorts in Carmel Valley and quickly became a hub for Hollywood elites during the 40's. Stars such as Marlon Brando, Joan Crawford and Charlie Chaplin ......

Wills Fargo Steakhouse Carmel Valley

Dating back to the 20's, this restaurant has taken on a rebirth of sorts with an overhaul of both it's interior and menu after the recent acquirement by the Lowder Family. Featuring Local wines, seafood and steaks this restaurants take has an eye on seasonal offerings along side their feel good foods.

Hofsas House Carmel by The Sea

It's been too long since we last visited the coastal area near Carmel by the Sea, 20 years to be exact. We were graciously invited for a weekend stay at Hofsas House and we couldn't have had a better time or weather during our trip. If you are not familiar with the area, Carmel By The Sea is approximately 325 miles north of Los Angeles off the 101. 

Anton and Michel Carmel By The Sea

 During our stay in Carmel By The Sea our hosts at Hofsas House recommended we visit Anton & Michel for dinner. We were in for a pleasant surprise and some very good food. Recently renovated in 2013, the space is warm and inviting with the usage of earth tones and natural materials used.