17-Mile Drive offers a beautiful drive within Pebble Beach (requires a gate fee) with beaches to stop at along the way

Lover’s Point is perfect for grass or beach picnics or exploring rocks along the coast

Carmel Beach is a wide and long dog friendly stretch of sandy beach perfect for sandcastles, surfers and sunsets

Asilomar Beach offers beach and coast trail walks, a short boardwalk loop through the natural dune preserve and is usually a good bet for kite flying