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cypress inn carmel by the seaCypress Inn is located in the center of downtown Carmel. Below are detailed directions to Cypress Inn. Please note that Carmel has no street numbers. Our zip code is 93921.

FROM MONTEREY AIRPORT (approximately 15 minutes | 7 miles, 11 km)

• Exit airport and turn right on Highway 68 (Monterey-Salinas Highway.)
• Take Highway 68 to Highway 1 south to Carmel
• Turn right at Ocean Avenue and go 1 mile to downtown Carmel
• Go left on Lincoln Street. We are one block off Ocean, on the corner of Lincoln and 7th streets

FROM SAN FRANCISCO (approximately 2 1/2 hours | 122 miles, 197 km)

• Take Highway 101 south to Prunedale
• At Prunedale, take Highway 156 west (see “Monterey Peninsula” sign)
• At Castroville, stay to the left, as the road becomes Highway 1 south
• Take Highway 1 south to Carmel
• Turn right at Ocean Avenue and go 1 mile to downtown Carmel
• Go left on Lincoln Street. We are one block off Ocean, on the corner of Lincoln and 7th streets

FROM LOS ANGELES (approximately 6 hours | 325 miles, 523 km)

• Take Highway 101 north to Salinas
• Go west on Highway 68 (see “Monterey Peninsula” exit sign)
• Take Highway 68 to Highway 1
• Take Highway 1 south to Carmel
• Turn right at Ocean Avenue and go 1 mile to downtown Carmel
• Go left on Lincoln Street. We are one block off Ocean, on the corner of Lincoln and 7th streets

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Airport Shuttle service is available from both San Francisco and San Jose:  www.montereyairbus.com

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A Hollywood hideout on the Central Coast! The granddaddy of pet-friendly hotels is co-owned by famous animal-lover and advocate Doris Day … guests range from Lauren Bacall and Barbara Eden to James Franco and Orlando Bloom..” – San Francisco Chronicle

Explore Carmel and Beyond!

Monterey County offers iconic California experiences by highlighting everything that’s best about the Golden State. There are few places on earth as incredibly dynamic and picturesque, with its rugged coastline, beautiful beaches, inland vineyards, world class golf courses and quaint seaside villages. There are dozens of memorable activities, both indoor and out, which cater to every taste and age. It was difficult narrowing our favorites to only ten, but here are the absolutely “don’t miss” vacation experiences for a trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row
One of the world’s best aquariums is a “don’t miss” for the whole family!

Hike Pt. Lobos State Reserve
“The greatest meeting of land and water in the world”, famed landscape artist Francis McComa’s bold but justified claim for the area.

Wine Walk Carmel by-the-Sea
Leave the car in park and enjoy a superior wine-tasting experience on this self-paced, self-guided stroll to tasting rooms.

Explore the rugged Central coastline with a drive to Big Sur
Walk on the purple sand at Pfeiffer St. Beach, featuring an 80-foot waterfall that drops from granite cliffs into the ocean from the Overlook Trail.

Shop ‘til you drop!
Explore the chic boutiques, antiques and galleries in the European-style seaside village of Carmel by-the-Sea.

Let the day go to the dogs!
An afternoon run on Carmel’s beautiful “leash-free” beach is sure to build up a thirst, to be quenched at “Yappy Hour” where you’ll mingle with locals and visitors alike at Cypress Inn’s pet-friendly “Terry’s Lounge”, co-owned by legendary screen star Doris Day. Mutt-tini, anyone?