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Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge
SWC 3rd Avenue and Junipero Street
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, United States
(831) 624-5327 | 1-800-350-7723

July is family month!

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Bring the family to Carmel during July and we will waive one extra person fee or one pet fee for Sunday through Thursday reservations.

Summer is in full swing and it is a great time to bring the family (including those four-legged family members!) to Carmel. The days are long and the weather is warm. Perfect for family days at the beach. See our 10 Great Things to Do in Carmel with Your Family page for ideas.

Carmel is one of the country's most dog-friendly destinations. Bring your dog and enjoy the many dog friendly activities in Carmel. See our Dog Friendly page for details!

This offer has no blackout dates and is only available with new reservations for Sunday through Thursday stays. Cannot be combined with other promotions and is not valid with 3rd party bookings. Taxes and additional extra person or pet fees not included in published rates. View our Pet Policies page for details on bringing your pet.

Book online now or call us at 1-800-350-7723 to discuss room availability and make a reservation.

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A few of the reasons we have such a great pet reputation?
All shops cater to dogs plus we have 2 specialty dog shops for all things dog-related. Ask us for a map of dog-friendly restaurants that offer water and treats for your pet..

We even have a dedicated pet drinking fountain! Ask us for the location.

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The Ocean View Lodge loves dogs!

All dog-friendly rooms have a food dish and water dish for your pet. and, doggie treats are given to each pet on arrival.
Read more about the Ocean View Lodge and
our family and pet friendly rooms and suites.

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Directly behind the Lodge is a small park for those dogs needing "quick" walks. Leash is required.
About a block and a half away is a larger park for doggie play time. Leash is required.

Want to go off leash? Carmel has one of the few leash-free beaches in the US!

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Book online now or call us at 1-800-350-7723 to discuss room availability and make a reservation.

This offer has no blackout dates and is only available with new reservations for Sunday through Thursday stays. Cannot be combined with other promotions and is not valid with 3rd party booking. Taxes and additional extra person or pet fees not included in published rates. View our Pet Policies page for details on bringing your pet.

Local Family Events and Fun for July

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Introduce your kids to our spectacular scenery! Consider the Point Lobos walking tour or hike the Sobranes Point Canyon Trail and take a tour of the Point Pinos Light House. Or take the Walking Tour which explores Carmel's many unique architectural highlights.

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 Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo is a complex of 5 museums and the Basilica Church. Self-guided tours are possible using the available brochure. Docents are on hand throughout the week. Monterey County is full of historical sites that are fun and educational.

Throughout the Month

Monterey County Youth Museum
The museum was developed in 1997 to provide an environment where curiosity and creativity flourish, while both children and adults learn together through experience. After a successful capital campaign and move in 2008, Monterey County Youth Museum (MY Museum) now resides at 425 Washington Street. This conveniently located facility is surrounded by the Monterey Sports Center and Dennis the Menace Park. MY Museum provides an environment unique to any other in Monterey County. Constructed as a microcosm of “what makes Monterey special”, this 8,500 square foot museum is packed with a variety of hands on exhibits, making each visit unique and exciting. It compliments any visit to the Monterey area or makes a good day into a great day for those who are fortunate to visit us on a regular basis.
Visit the web site for more information.


Summer Arts at California State University

Monterey Campus

Variety of class in art, dance, music, media/theater and writing. In conjunction with the Summer Arts program, many special events open to the public will be offered including concerts, demonstraitons, film screenings and more.

See all the events on the CSU Summer Arts web site.


Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Special exhibits for this month include Tentacles: The astounding lives of octopuses, squid and cuttlefishes and also The Jellies Experience: enter a far-out world where jellies dance, bloom and sting.
Visit the web site for details of these special exhibits and all the offer activities and displays.

Free Summer Tours at Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds
Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds Announces Summer Public Tour Schedule PACIFIC GROVE, CA.— Beginning Thursday, June 26, 2014, Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds will be offering free public tours during summer months every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m., as well as a weekly Friday afternoon tour at 4:00 p.m. (Exceptions: July 10-12; July 24) This California State Parks-led tour - the “Asilomar Ramble” - provides a wealth of knowledge about the Asilomar coastal refuge.
Visit the web site for more information.


Big Sur Sound and Story

Big Sur's Henry Miller Library is very excited to announce the launch of a new program: Big Sur Sound and Story, an outdoor audio listening series! Beginning June 15th and for every Sunday until September 2014, we'll we turn off the lights and turn on the sound. Visitors will lay out on our lawn beneath a canopy of towering redwood trees, under the stars, steps from the Pacific Ocean, and listen to carefully-selected audio stories played through our world-class sound system. We're located 25 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1. Questions? Call us at 831-667-2574.


Advanced Junior Golf Camps
July 7
9am - 3 pm


Bayonet Black Horse provides two distinct opportunities to junior golfers and local youth looking to get involved in the wonderful game of golf. The Spirit of The Game: Golf is played, for the most part, without the supervision of a referee or umpire. The game relies on the integrity of the individual to show consideration for other players and to abide by the Rules. All players should conduct themselves in a disciplined manner, demonstrating courtesy and sportsmanship at all times, irrespective of how competitive they may be. This is the spirit of the game of golf. -The Rules of Golf, USGA Summer Golf Camps Level 2 Camp Full day camps conducted by PGA Professionals and Apprentices Level 2 Camps- Golfers 12 & up with competitive golf experience 7/7-7/11 9am-3pm $399/$350 Maximum 6:1 student to instructor ratio Cost: $350 early bird/wk 399 regular Focus on understanding ball flight¸ drills to encourage purposeful practice, decision making on course, the rules of golf and golf fitness. Create student profile on day 1 and set reachable, quantifiable goal by day 5 Use of video to create awareness of swing concepts ½ day dedicated to handicap system and rules of golf Club Fitting w/ flightscope Play nine-holes daily Curriculum seamlessly integrates integrity and goal setting to produce capable, confident players All Campers will receive: Hat Ball Marker Divot Tool Practice Balls Lunch & Snacks Everyday


Family Free Day of Art

July 12
11am - 4 pm

As part of the MMA's commitment to reaching children and families throughout Monterey County with accessible and engaging cultural experiences, the Museum offers a full slate of activities for all ages designed for fun, learning, and connecting with art and community. Explore, create, and play in the galleries while discovering the world of art. This Family Day is inspired by the current exhibitions Jules Tavernier: Artist and Adventurer and Monterey Now: Malin Lager. The French artist Tavernier came to Monterey in 1875, eventually moving to Hawaii, while the Swedish contemporary textile artist Lager returns to Monterey annually. These exhibitions celebrate Monterey as an international magnet for artists, past and present.


Kiddie Kapers Parade

July 12
6:30pm

Kiddie Kapers Parade July 12, 2014 6:30pm The annual Kiddie Kapers Parade, in its 83rd year, will take place on Saturday July 12th as the lead in to the Colmo del Rodeo Parade in Old Town Salinas. Kids will line up at the Recreation Center starting at 5:30pm and the parade will start at 6:30pm. The theme is ‘A Parade for all Children.’ This is a free community event. This is a FREE community event. Salinas Recreation Center 320 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas Information at 831-775-3100


Family Concert at The Sunset Center

July 26
11am

A special concert designed for young people and their families, featuring a string quartet, woodwinds and brass quintet. Artistic Director Paul Goodwin will be the Master of Ceremonies.

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Book your room now by calling 1-800-350-7723 or book online. You must mention the "Family Promotion" when booking. Enter "Family Promotion" in the comments box when booking online.