The Monterey Peninsula is full of wonderful things to do and see....not to mention the incredible and unique shopping!



Downtown Carmel
http://www.carmelcalifornia.com/things-to-do-shopping-in-carmel.htm

There is nothing like spending the day, wandering the streets and hidden alleys for charming shops and intimate restaurants.   Take a right onto Hwy 68 and follow 7 miles to Hwy 1.   Travel to Ocean Avenue and take a right.  Carmel is at the bottom of the hill.

Carmel Plaza
http://carmelplaza.com/directoryCenter in Carmel

Located downtown Carmel.  On the left as you enter Carmel on Ocean Avenue from Hwy 1.

Crossroads Shopping Center
http://www.thecrossroadscarmel.com/visitor-information/map

Along with many specialty shops you'll find a Safeway, Ace Hardware and a CVS drugstore.
One of my very favorite shops here is called "Woodies".  It's a great lifestyle store for the car buff. 

The Barnyard Shopping Center
ttp://www.thebarnyard.com/

This shopping area is laid out like a wonderful garden with paths that wind from barn to barn.
Take Hwy 1 South and turn left onto Carmel Valley Rd. Turn right on Carmel Rancho Blvd. Turn right at Carmel Rancho Ln., and drive one block to the Barnyard parking area. Parking is always abundant and FREE!

Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey
http://www.delmontecenter.com/directory

Del Monte Center is the largest shopping center on the Monterey Peninsula and the second largest shopping mall in Monterey County.   The mall is anchored by Macy's and Whole Foods.  There's a large Apple store, Pottery Barn and Williams and Sonoma, Starbucks and Chipotle among many other stores and restaurants such as California Pizza Kitchen and P.F. Changs.     Take a right onto Hwy 68 and follow to Hwy 1.   Take the Munrus exit, then take a right at the light.   The mall will be on your right in one block.

Sand City
http://www.sandcity.org/business/Shopping_Centers.aspx

You will find two shopping areas next to each other here.  
The Sand Dollar Shopping Center and the Edgewater Shopping Center.
Sand Dollar features a Costco, Orchard Hardware, Marshalls, Office Depot, Verizon and others... Edgewater features a Target, Ross, PetSmart and Payless among others.

Take a right onto Highway 68 as you exit the RV Park at Laguna Seca.  Follow and head south on Highway One.  Take the Fremont Blvd Exit.   Take a right at the light.  The shopping centers are on the right.

Northridge Mall
http://www.shop-northridge-mall.com/directory

Northridge Mall is the only shopping center in the Monterey Bay area to offer free Wi-Fi throughout the mall.  JC Penny, Macy's and Sears anchor this large indoor mall. H&M and rue21 have been added, joining brands like Hollister, Charming Charlie, Crazy 8, Van’s, and Victoria’s Secret. There's also a Disney store, a Toys R Us and Sephora a full food court and so much more.

Take a left onto Hwy 68 as you exit the RV Park at Laguna Seca.  Follow about 8 miles to the intersection of 68 and Blanco.  Take a right on Blanco and follow to Hwy 101 North.  Exit one mile at Boronda and take a right. 

Monterey Bay Shopping Center
http://thedunesonmontereybay.com/retail-center/

Target, REI, Best Buy, Kohls, Michaels, Party City and Cinemark 10 screen movie theater.

Take a right onto Hwy 68 and follow to Hwy 1 north.  Take the Imjim Exit and then a left at the first light. (2nd Street).  The shopping area is on your right. 

There are two massive shopping areas in Gilroy...
about a 40 minute trip north on Hwy 101.

Gilroy Premium Outlets
http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/gilroy/stores

Take a left onto Hwy 68 as you leave the RV Park at Laguna Seca.  Take a right on Blanco road and follow to Hwy 101 headed north.  Travel about 30 minutes. Take the Leavesley exit.  The outlets will be on your right.

Gilroy Crossing Shopping Area
Take a left onto Hwy 68 as you leave the RV Park at Laguna Seca.  Take a right on Blanco road and follow to Hwy 101 headed north.  Travel about 30 minutes. Take the 10th Street exit and go right.  There will be shopping areas on your right and left.
There is a Super Walmart there among a ton of other stores.

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