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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, a 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.

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O'SIDE BEATS INSIDE!

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THINGS TO DO

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.

Dining At Carte Blanche Bistro & Bar in Oceanside

Experience the joy of French Mexican cuisine at Carte Blanche Bistro and Bar in Oceanside, CA! Learn more about the restaurant's signature menu items, drinks and ambiance as you get ready to make your next reservation to dine out in O'side!
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Hidden Gems of Oceanside, California

Oceanside is a treasure trove of hidden gems! To help you get to know O'side as if you were a local, we've gathered some of the most fascinating and lesser known locations, historical landmarks and local hotspots.
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Oceanside Breweries

Oceanside is home to 8 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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