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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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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Unique Local Shopping Opportunities

Shop Local at the California Welcome Center – Oceanside What local vendors are within the Welcome Center boutique? More than just visitor information, did you know that the California Welcome Center – Oceanside features an in-house boutique that features local artisans and Oceanside branded merchandise? Here are just a few of the local artists and entrepreneurs

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Oceanside Sandwiches Reign Supreme

Oceanside Sandwiches Reign Supreme What makes a simple sandwich speak to you? When all the ingredients —bread, meats, cheeses, veggies and spreads— combine to create the perfect balance of textures and flavors in a handheld meal. Think moisture versus crunch and good bread to filling ratio. Bread choice is critical. For example, rye bread is

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