Welcome to Oceanside, California

San Diego’s North Shore, Oceanside is a classic California beach community with its warm sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village complete with unlimited water sports and recreation. Offering a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle, visitors still experience the casual spirit that made Southern California’s beach culture legendary. The Gateway to San Diego, Oceanside is also central to Southern California’s famous attractions including LEGOLAND CaliforniaSeaWorldDisneyland, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. With its year round sunny climate, and average temperature of 70 degrees, Oceanside’s weather has been rated by USA Today as the second most ideal climate in the United States, and the fifth most ideal weather in the world.

Family Activities

Oceanside has tons of family activities for any age group! From our sandy beaches to our exciting events, you will always find something interesting.
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From fishing on our pier to some fun in the sun on our beautiful beaches, you will never be bored when you visit Oceanside!
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Oceanside is a popular spot for weddings on the beach because of our great weather and perfect sunsets. Click here for wedding information.
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Southern California is a huge craft brew hot spot, and Oceanside is in the center of it all. We have over 5 craft brewery’s just in Oceanside alone!
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Bike Oceanside

Spend the day outside and explore Oceanside by bicycle! From leisurely coastal cruises to endurance challenges, we have a variety of bike routes for you.
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Events Visit Oceanside

We have exciting events every week including farmer’s markets, surf competitions, and art walks! Interested in what’s coming up next?
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Discount Tickets

The California Welcome Center-Oceanside sells discounted attraction tickets to the major Southern California attractions including LEGOLAND California and the San Diego Zoo.
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Bucket List

From scuba diving and sky diving to deep sea fishing and surfing, Oceanside is full of things for you to scratch off that bucket list!
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