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Our Favorite Local Carlsbad Attractions

Known for our beautiful Pacific beaches and the annual display of color at the Carlsbad Flower Fields, you'll also find we have plenty of amazing shopping, dining, and entertainment in town. Legoland is a major draw for family fun, with over 60 rides and attractions, a water park, and aquarium. Or, take an unforgettable adventure with a helicopter or biplane ride up and down the coast, with views of the Pacific and top landmarks in San Diego. Be sure not to miss an afternoon or evening spent exploring Carlsbad Village, our picturesque downtown with eclectic boutiques, top-rated restaurants and fun nightlife.

Legoland California

Legoland California
The first Legoland in the United States, this theme park complex offers the excitement of over 60 rides, displays, and attractions. Hop on one of the thrilling rides at the main park, explore the aquatic world at SEA LIFE Aquarium, or get wet at Legoland Water Park. 

South Carlsbad State Beach

South Carlsbad State Beach at California
Known as one of Carlsbad's more secluded beaches, this state park is just minutes away from our hotel. It's a wonderful spot for a beachfront picnic or an evening walk spent taking in the sparkling views of the Pacific, fresh salt air, and spectacular sunsets Southern California is famous for.

Carlsbad Village

Carlsbad Village at California
With its charming architecture, eclectic shops and markets, and amazing restaurants, The Village is the cultural and social heart of Carlsbad. Spend a morning taking in the sun at one of the neighborhood's quaint cafés or enjoy a night out at one of the many fine restaurants and bars.

Oceanside Sunset Market

Sunset Market is Oceanside's weekly social gathering. Spanning four city blocks and featuring roughly 200 vendors, it's also Southern California's premier weekly street fair. This free, family-friendly event takes place every Thursday year-round from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 

Oceanside Pier

Oceanside Pier at Carlsbad
At almost 1/3 of a mile long, this is the longest wooden pier on the coast of California. Expect major fishing action, great views of the coast, and a convivial atmosphere to enjoy the sunset or a morning walk. Ruby's Retro Diner at the end of the pier offers great burgers and even better views. 

Fun Flights Biplane Rides

Fun Flights Biplane Rides at California
Riding in an open-air vintage biplane, complete with flight helmet and goggles is a once in a lifetime experience. And, there's no better place to do it than in Southern California. Enjoy a thrilling flight and views of San Diego's top landmarks like Coronado Island and the downtown skyline.

ICON Helicopter Tours

Icon Helicopter Tours at Carlsbad
If you've never been in a helicopter, here's your chance! ICON Helicopter Tours offer sky-high views of the California coast and surrounding area. Tours depart from Carlsbad Airport and can be customized.

Two Stand Up Guys Paddle Board Lessons

Two Stand Up Guys Paddle Board Lessons at Carlsbad
Stand up paddle boarding has caught on in SoCal and elsewhere, and Two Stand Up guys are some of the country's best instructors for first-timers. Take a peaceful flat water sunset tour or learn how to navigate the Pacific surf.

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, California
This spectacular springtime show takes place from March 1 - May 10 each year, and boy is it the sight to behold! 50 acres of vibrant color delight guests each year as spring flowers bloom.

Whitlock Surf Experience

Whitlock Surf Experience at California
Catch a wave with lessons at Whitlock Surf Experience. Known as the friendliest instructors in town, this surf shop offers lessons for beginners and coaching for seasoned surfers. 
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