Officially known as the Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel is a little town of the Monterey County that is renowned for its natural picturesque and lavish artistic past. One would surely love to visit this beautiful town which is dog-friendly with a number of restaurants, hotels as well as retail establishments that allow guests with dogs. The town, bearing a Mediterranean type of climate saw its first cultural clubhouse in the early 1900s and till now, the tradition retains. Theatre art, literary art, visual art and music thoroughly entice guests here. In fact, the Carmel Beach Festival is one of its kinds. One might be amazed to see how the town has traditionally maintained its planning development strategy in order to maintain its coastal view and rustic atmosphere. One would be losing out on a great deal of enjoyment and memories if he avoids visiting Carmel in the county!