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Person Ages 3+

Explore Vibrant Murals on a Walking Tour through Sand City!

The Monterey Peninsula has long been a hub for creativity. On this walking tour, get ready to discover and photograph Instagram-worthy murals in Sand City’s eclectic West End Arts District — a must for art lovers who are visiting Carmel and Monterey.

What to expect

This Instagram Mural Tour takes you on a delightful journey through the most colorful streets of Sand City, known for some of Monterey County’s best art and music festivals including Sand City’s West End Celebration which typically takes place every August. Your guide will share with you the history and charm of its West End Arts District, where streets and alleyways are filled with inspiring murals by both local and traveling artists. Throughout your walking tour, expect to see several murals and learn the story behind the art.

Your guide is there to take photos of you and your group in fun, expressive, and creative ways on a smartphone, but you are welcome to bring your own equipment to photograph these colorful public art pieces in your own way. Within 48 hours of your tour, your guide emails you edited photos in a digital album to use however you wish.

At a glance

  • Enjoy a 1-1.5 hour tour exploring Sand City’s many murals
  • Learn about Sand City’s West End Arts District
  • Capture your own unique photos along the way
  • Your guide will take photos to share with you after your tour
  • Available almost any day or time
  • Great for any level of photography skill
  • Bathroom access may be limited