Named one of the best places in America to live and raise a family by Forbes Magazine

Welcome to Carmel

With superior infrastructure systems and high quality of life for residents and businesses alike, Carmel is a prosperous city filled with many opportunities. There are unique retail areas, quality schools, numerous parks, and miles upon miles of trails to bike, walk, or hike in this stunning locale. Attractive neighborhoods are teeming with beautiful, ranch-style homes, multi-story estates, and single-family properties hugging well-manicured lawns.


What to Love

  • Mixture of arts, culture, and parks
  • Countless dining and shopping selections
  • A plethora of places and activities to occupy your time


Local Lifestyle 

Carmel has no shortage of things to keep you occupied. From the City Center to the Arts & Design District, Midtown Plaza, and Central Park, the possibilities are endless. Locals can always find something to do in Carmel, whether it’s grabbing lunch with family at a local restaurant, taking a scenic stroll at a nearby park, or hosting a dinner party. 


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Carmel City Center is downtown Carmel’s one-stop shopping destination. Stores like Addendum, 14 Districts, 317Home, and Andrew Porter Fine Clothiers are located here and provide a plethora of shopping options. Restaurants and service-based businesses also fill the area, including 317 Charcuterie, Cake Bake Shop, Graeter's Ice Cream, Vivante French Eatery, Forever Gallery, Magic Hat Barbershop, Indyfit, and My Salon Suite. 

Stop inside Chateau Kitchens & Home Remodeling to purchase high-end pieces to upgrade your home’s design. This business offers the best in appliances, flooring, and more. 

Midtown Plaza’s community park offers beautiful natural views in an urban atmosphere. With open green space, comfortable seating, a splash pad, and more in the area, this is a great space for families. 

Carmel is home to a vibrant arts and culture scene. Artists, musicians, and historians spend much of their time at the Carmel Arts & Design District. This stretch near downtown is comprised of numerous art galleries and creative-led businesses. While meandering through the district, you’ll come across dozens of quaint cafes, boutiques, vintage shops, and more. Afterward, catch a performance at The Center for Performing Arts, a world-class center home to the Palladium, the Tarkington, and the Studio Theater, or the Carmel Symphony Orchestra. 

Experience fine dining like no other at Anthony's Chophouse. Though steak is the most popular menu item, this elegant establishment also serves crab cakes, lobster bisque, swordfish, sea scallops, Frenched lamb rack, harvest quinoa, and chicken Espagnole.


Things to Do

Carmel hosts numerous festivals and events for the community. The Carmel International Arts Festival, Carmel Christkindlmarkt, Movies at Midtown, Oktoberfest, and Music on the Monon at the Monon Greenway are all highly-anticipated events that gather members of the community together for fun, games, live music, and more. 

Central Park provides outdoor recreation to Carmel on a wide scale. Its 159 acres boast a fishing lagoon, boardwalk, urban-style skate park, miles of walking trails, and more. The park’s strategic location puts visitors close to other well-loved attractions, including Woodland Gardens, Monon Greenway, and the Westermeier Commons Playground & Splashpad. Of course, Central Park isn’t the only community park in the area — Carmel is home to 13 parks, each with its own unique features and amenities. 


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