Welcome to Oceanside, California
Oceanside is Southern California’s most authentic beach town. Visitors to our beautiful city enjoy a quintessential California coastal escape that includes wide sandy beaches, a quaint New England-style harbor, historic wooden pier, and charming bungalow neighborhoods. O’side (as locals affectionately call it) is a destination of discovery where visitors can explore everything from California history at the “King of Missions” to surf culture at the California Surf Museum, and awe-inspiring sea life through exciting ocean adventures.
As a playful, fun, and diverse destination we value personal expression and originality, inviting locals and visitors to let loose and Respect the O’riginals. O’siders take adventure to the next level by surfing, skateboarding, bike riding, boating and even skydiving. We push culinary experiences to the limits with a flourishing food and craft beer scene reflecting Oceanside’s creative and entrepreneurial spirit. Classically charming, eclectic, and always genuine, Oceanside is an ideal place to stay and a true o’riginal.
Perfectly situated between metropolitan San Diego and Los Angeles, Oceanside is centrally located in the heart of Southern California, in close proximity to the family-favorite attractions including LEGOLAND California Resort, SeaWorld San Diego, Disneyland California Resort, 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.