Food, Love, and Happiness

Love is in the air and kitchen at Oceanside restaurants run by husband-and-wife teams. These dynamic duos share their passion for all things gourmet at work, home, and play. Learn about the personalities behind top powerhouse food-couples and the secrets to their success…

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Oceanside Valentine’s Week Itinerary

To make your Valentine’s Day the best yet Oceanside’s local businesses have partnered up to help you celebrate all things LOVE with tons of special events and deals taking place February 2nd – 14th. Included are a wide variety of activities, attractions, and deals ranging from romantic dining, to a free movie and concert next to the pier, to discounted hotel stays, and everything in-between. We at Visit Oceanside have then created itineraries for ‘The Beach Lovers’, ‘Those Wanting a Relaxed but Sophisticated Valentines Weekend’, ‘The Adventurous and Active’, and ‘The Outgoing and Social’ to help you make the most out of your Valentine’s 2017!

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Smashing Smoothies

Looking for a post-holiday healthy pick-me-up? Consider a smoothie packed with immune-boosting antioxidants, fiber and nutrients. For optimal benefits, choose drinks that derive their sweetness factor from raw whole fruits and vegetables versus sugar-laden ice cream. Fortunately, from kale to kiwis, there’s no shortage of nourishing flavor combinations to choose from including a fantastic selection at local Oceanside eateries….

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Discount Tickets Sold at the California Welcome Center

Discount Attraction Tickets Sold at the California Welcome Center A trip to Southern California wouldn’t be complete without visiting one of the many famous attractions located within Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego. Whether you are coming from out of town or are a local resident and have family and friends visiting, the California Welcome Center

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Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights

Christmas is only weeks away and the celebrations are underway. Mark your calendar to attend the annual Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights. At this fun event, you will see boats of all shapes and sizes decorated in their finest holiday attire, including lights, ornaments, and lots of holiday trimmings. Not only are the boats decorated, but you might just find some captains dressed in their holiday best as well.

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Seasonal Holiday Treats

Ditch the galoshes and dig your toes in the sand during the most wonderful time of the year in Oceanside. Tis the season to enjoy tantalizing treats with your family and friends. We’ve discovered some local culinary gems to make your coastal visit more merry and memorable.

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Veterans Memorial Garden

Veterans Memorial Garden When you first arrive at the Veterans Memorial Garden you are greeted by Staff Sergeant Reckless, one of the newest monuments to Camp Pendleton. The life-like statue was unveiled on October 26th, 2016 in honor of the Korean War pack horse whose numerous awards include two purple hearts, a Marine Corps Good

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