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OCEANSIDE

Oceanside is a true SoCal beach town with a tangible laid-back vibe. The city boasts spectacular year-round weather, gorgeous beaches, an historic wooden pier, quaint New England-style harbor, and charming bungalow neighborhoods.

O’side (as locals affectionately call it) is a destination of discovery where you can explore everything from awe-inspiring sea life through exciting ocean adventures, California history at the “King of Missions,” and surf culture at the California Surf Museum. As a playful and diverse destination, we value personal expression and originality, inviting you to play in a real SoCal beach town and Respect the O’riginals.

Centrally located in the heart of Southern California, Oceanside is perfectly situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, making it easy to visit family-favorite attractions such as LEGOLAND California Resort, Disneyland California Resort, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

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THINGS TO DO IN OCEANSIDE

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Things to Do in Oceanside
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HISTORIC HIGHWAY 101
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OCEANSIDE EVENTS

Look no further to find arts and cultural celebrations, family-friendly events, live entertainment, and more! You are invited to join in on the fun and experience a taste of Oceanside’s local personality.

OCEANSIDE EVENTS

Look no further to find arts and cultural celebrations, family-friendly events, live entertainment, and more! You are invited to join in on the fun and experience a taste of Oceanside’s local personality.

O'RIGINAL O'SIDERS

The people of Oceanside keep the local spirit alive by being innovative and creative. Meet some of these local personalities and discover what they love about their city and how being in Oceanside has sparked their creativity and inspiration.

O'RIGINAL O'SIDERS

The people of Oceanside keep the local spirit alive by being innovative and creative. Meet some of these local personalities and discover what they love about their city and how being in Oceanside has sparked their creativity and inspiration.

Spring Birding in San Diego County

Spring time is here, the perfect time to go birding in San Diego County! Beautiful migrating species are arriving, males are out vying for attention with their beautiful songs, females are hard at work building nests, and new parents can be seen feeding and tending to their noisy youngsters. No matter what you're looking for you are sure to have a good time birding here in San Diego County.
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Don’t Miss the Grunion Run on Oceanside Beaches!

Oceanside is the perfect place to witness the fascinating natural phenomenon known as the Grunion Run, a spectacle that takes place during the spring and summer seasons. Learn what days and times you are most likely to witness the thousands of grunion's swimming up our shores to spawn on the beach, as well as some fun facts about these fascinating fish and what you need to know before you go to see the Grunion Run.
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Oceanside Breweries

Oceanside is home to 10 craft breweries all with their own personality and style.

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Bike Trails

Explore by bike! From coastal cruises to endurance challenges we have a bike route for you.

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Discount Attraction Tickets

Save while you play. The Oceanside Visitor Center sells discounted tickets to LEGOLAND, San Diego Zoo and more.

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Weddings & Special Events

Plan a picture-perfect wedding or special event in Oceanside. The Group Travel Department is here to help.

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