Carlsbad State Beach
760-438-3143; Beach Weblink;
The beach is located on Carlsbad Boulevard, Highway S21 at Tamarack in Carlsbad;
This beach offers swimming, surfing, scuba diving, fishing and beachcombing.
This small beach is located at the foot of coastal bluffs, south of Carlsbad Village.
South Carlsbad State Beach
7201 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, CA 92008; 760-438-3143;
Located 3 miles south of Carlsbad;
This San Diego beach features swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking.
The large bluff-top campground is very popular, especially in summer. Stairs lead to the beach.
Buena Vista Lagoon
Buena Vista Lagoon is a 223-acre wetland habitat located within the cities of Carlsbad and Oceanside.
At least 103 bird species, 18 mammals, and 14 amphibians and reptiles live in and around the lagoon, and many more birds visit during spring and fall migrations.
Buena Vista Audobon Society
Agua Hedionda Lagoon
Both a nature encounter area and watersports (jet ski) area.
- Beside regular Boat and WaveRunner rentals, this facility manages a youth summer camp operation
with many exciting activities including wakeboarding, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking, peddleboating, waverunners, oceanography, beach games
7380 Gabbiano Lane, Carlsbad, CA; 760-931-0800;
Located on the south side of
Carlsbad. It forms the scenic backdrop for both the Aviara
and La Costa Country Clubs and Resort as well as many luxury homes
in the area.
Nature Center - Batiquitos Foundation
Tour Legoland California
Only themepark of its kind in America, over 40 major rides and attractions in the bright Legobrick colors.
Designed primarily to give a fun educational play experience to young children ages 2-12.
The many attractions, rides, shows and play areas feature the bright cheerful Lego colors and toys.
Play activities include driving electric cars, boats and aircraft and to explore many fantasy settings.
Oceanside City Beach
Oceanside boasts 3.5 miles of some of the widest beach in all of San Diego County
with playground equipment and some 70 fire rings. Annual world bodysurfing championship held in August.
Tour Carlsbad Flower Fields
Located on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Flower Fields transform each year
into a giant 50-acre rainbow of country when millions of brightly
colored Ranunculus blossoms come to life.
Tour Carlsbad Village
This place captures true romantic charm of New England and Mediterranean style architecture while located adjacent to one of California's quieter beachfronts.
Come explore a wide assortment of shops, salons, art, jewelry, glassworks, french bistros, fine italian restaurants and sidewalk cafes.
Tour Carlsbad Ranch
This commercial district is located in the heart of the city and is home to such fine attractions
as Legoland, The Flower Fields, The Museum of Making Music, Crossings Golf Course, and the Gemological Institute
Several of the finest resort hotels in California are also located here.
Tour South Carlsbad
This portion of the Carlsbad is home to upscale resort residential communities, famous golf resorts,
and precious natural habitat.
Carlsbad Triathlon - Carlsbad CA [JULY]
Sprint Distance Competition / 1K Swim - 25K Bike - 5K Run. This Triathlon ranks in the World's top 5 Longest Running triathlons.
The course begins at Tamarack Surf Beach, and follows the coastline of Carlsbad, past our scenic beaches, lagoons and wildlife preserve.
It boasts a calm ocean swim, a rolling bike course and a smooth run for the finish. The Carlsbad Triathlon attracts competitors from all over the state.
Carlsbad Palisades Resort Hotel
5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Junction of Armada Dr and Palomar Airport Rd
Carlsbad's Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is a world-class hotel and timeshare resort with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.
It is situated adjacent to both the beautiful Flower Fields and the amazing Legoland California theme park.
With luxurious furnishings and a complete array of resort amenities, this California Resort will offer a family vacation experience everyone can appreciate.
Guests may choose between deluxe hotel rooms or vacation condos.
California Coastal National Monument
Established in 2000, the CCNM runs the entire length of the California coast
and encompasses thousands of BLM administered islands, rocks, exposed reefs,
and pinnacles above mean high tide. These provide forage and breeding grounds for
significant populations of coastal birds and sea mammals.
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Tour Carlsbad Village
- This place captures true romantic charm of New England and Mediterranean style architecture while located adjacent to one of California's quieter beachfronts.
Tour Carlsbad Ranch
- This commercial district is located in the heart of the city and is home to such fine attractions.
Tour South Carlsbad
- This portion of the Carlsbad is home to upscale resort residential communities, famous golf resorts,and precious natural habitat.
Tour Carlsbad Beach
- Oceanfront adventures, watersports, and lagoon wildlife refuges.
- North County Beach City - Recreation and Attractions - Home to Quail Gardens and Moonlight Beach
Tour Carlsbad Sports
- Golf, Beaches, Races and much more.
- VIP Tours and Adventures
Carlsbad Village Accommodations:
More vacation resort lodging available in this area:
Carlsbad Beach Inn Resort
Carlsbad Beach Terrace Hotel
Carlsbad Beachview Hotel
Carlsbad Comfort Inn
Carlsbad Extended Stay
Carlsbad Homewood Suites
Carlsbad Mirabella Inn
Carlsbad Seabreeze Resort
Carlsbad Surf Motel
CUSD - public schools
Carlsbad Seapoint Resort
6400 Surfside Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92009;
Location: Coast Highway, Just south of Palomar Airport Rd
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Carlsbad Seapointe Resort Condos offers a relaxed beach town atmosphere with
property amenities that include the two swimming pools, pirate ship playground, mini-golf area, and basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts.
All units feature balconies, full kitchens, and living rooms with sofa beds and fireplaces.
This California Vacation Resort is approximately two miles from Legoland, 13 miles from San Diego International Airport, and 25 miles from Sea World.
Carlsbad Beachview Lodge
3180 Carlsbad Boulevard , Carlsbad, CA 92009;
Scenic ocean views of the Pacific coastline make this resort hotel in Carlsbad, California the perfect vacation spot. The Best Western Beach View Lodge is located near Carlsbad State Beach and the Seaside Promenade in Carlsbad with easy access to major southern California attractions. Hotel guests will enjoy visiting the many sidewalk cafes, shops and restaurants along the beach promenade.
Carlsbad Beach Terrace Inn
2775 Ocean Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Downtown Carlsbad Village by the Beach
Beach Terrace Inn is the only vacation hotel located directly on the beach in Carlsbad and features 49 distinctive one-bedroom guestsuites.
The resort is offering magnificent ocean front and ocean view rooms along with a private balcony.
Each of our one-bedroom suites is equipped with a kitchenette, fireplace, and private balcony.
Guests will appreciate the newly renovated Pool Terrace Building which overlooks our refreshing beach level pool as well as the Pacific Ocean.
Carlsbad Hilton Garden Inn
6450 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009;
Location: Junction of Coast Highway and Palomar Airport Road
This Beach resort features a blufftop location with romantic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Hilton Guest Rooms Feature: *GSS Sleep System Beds Available Upon Request
*Ocean View room types available *Complimentary High-Speed Internet Access
*Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet Access *Complimentary 24-Hour Business Center