Most Carmel lodgings are booked solid from May to October, so make reservations as far in advance as possible. If you're traveling with pets, try the moderately priced Cypress Inn, Lincoln and Seventh (P.O. Box Y), Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921 (; tel. 800/443-7443 or 831/624-3871), owned by actress Doris Day.

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