700 West Carmel Valley Road, 1 mile west of Laureles Grade, Carmel Valley
A place where the sun always shines might sound like a magical destination, and it is. Garland is not only a perfect place to soak up some rays when the coast gets foggy, but to roam 4,500 acres of varied terrain and access unparalleled vistas of Carmel Valley. From willow-studded river banks to oak savanna to the 2,000-foot foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains, Garland offers a range of trails for the casual or skilled hiker. There’s also a host of educational activities, including interpretive hikes by day or star-gazing tours by moonlight.