Carmel's quiet season

Explore the original art town by the sea
on a poster budget

Sights

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds.  On Sunset Dr., Pacific Grove; 831/372-4076.

Carmel Beach.  West end of Ocean Ave. 831/620-2000

Carmel Mission Basilica.  $5. 3080 Rio Rd.; 831/624-1271.

Carmel River State Beach.  End of Carmelo St., about 1 mile south of Ocean Ave.; 831/649-2836.

Château Julien Wine Estate.  $5 tasting fee (free with tour); reservations required for tours. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd.; www.chateaujulien.com or 831/624-2600.

Garland Ranch Regional Park.  On Carmel Valley Rd., east of State 1; 831/659-4488.

Heller Estate.  $5 tasting fee. 69 W. Carmel Valley Rd.; 831/659-6220.

Homescapes, Carmel.  Seventh Ave. at Dolores St.; 831/624-6499.

Indoor Forest Theatre. Mountain View Ave. at Santa Rita St.; 831/624-1531.

Point Pinos Lighthouse.  Closed Tue-Wed; donation requested. 831/648-5716.

Seventeen Mile Drive.  $8.50 per vehicle. Pebble Beach Resorts; 800/654-9300.

Weston Gallery.  Sixth Ave. at Dolores St.; 831/624-4453.

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