Save up to 25% off with these end-of-summer lodging specials at Oceanside hotels and vacation rentals. Don’t miss your chance to frolic and play, while enjoying a gorgeous fall sunset along the California coast.
Visit Oceanside (VO) took home top honors for its latest branding campaign at the recent ADDY Awards, the San Diego advertising community’s top creative recognition event. Featuring the unique people, places and events that give Oceanside its one-of-a-kind personality, VO’s “Respect the O’riginals” print and cross platform campaigns both received Gold, the event’s highest award, while the “O’riginal O’siders” video series earned a Bronze in the category of Film, Video and Sounds.
Give the gift of an experience. Now more than ever, “time” has become such a precious and cherished commodity. We all live such crazy and busy lives, that when we have the opportunity to relax and unwind, spending time with those that we love the most and creating once-in-a-lifetime memories with them, has become our most prized possessions. As we embark on the holiday season, take a moment to truly think about your loved ones and consider what it would be like to give a “gift of experience” this holiday season. Remind your friends and family what it is like to use their phone to take adventure-filled photos instead of checking endless work emails. The Oceanside Experiential Gift Guide is a sampling of bucket list worthy experiences that are all within easy reach and sure to be favorite gifts for years to come.
The Veterans Memorial Garden on Camp Pendleton is a peaceful space overlooking the Pacific Ocean, paying tribute to veterans and active-duty service members. That garden is the home to various military monuments including Staff Sergeant Reckless, Prisoners of War, and Chosin Few.
Visit Oceanside has partnered with Midnight Jack Brewing Company for an inaugural Oceanside brewery collaboration project. This special campaign includes a custom beer recipe highlighting the distinctive flavors of the region and a colorful custom label, capturing the unique personality of the city. Greetings from Oceanside is a limited release brew available in a collector’s can and on draft at select Oceanside restaurants, tap rooms, and hotels.
A twist on a southern classic. If you are looking to mix things up around the dinner table, we have a suggestion for you! Forget the sweet tea and toast to chardonnay with your fried chicken. This unique combination has been a hit during a local chef dinner, says foodie blog contributor Roddy Browning. Another southern treat. Check out a simple recipe for delicious fried green tomatoes.
Summer is an excellent time to take the train with Metrolink’s Summer offers, which include $10 unlimited train fair on the weekends, deals and specials at local businesses in Oceanside, and a grand prize giveaway that will include 2 free round-trip train tickets, a 2 night stay at SpringHill Suites Oceanside, a $50 gift certificate to 333 Pacific, 2 whale watching tickets with Oceanside Adventures, and 2 bike rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals!
Visit Oceanside unveiled its 2017 branding campaign “O’riginal O’siders” at the 7th Annual Oceanside Tourism Summit held on April 18th at the city’s historic Star Theatre. Using words such as authentic, real, inventive, free-spirited and unorthodox, the campaign will focus on the unique people, places and events that give Oceanside its one-of-a-kind personality. Awards were also shared with industry partners that stood out and supported local tourism efforts over the past year.
SoCal Bike the original bicycle service center in Coastal North San Diego County offering customized services for all cyclists and bike tourists. SoCal offers bike rentals, guided tours, custom wheel builds, and bike boxing and shipping.
2016 was a BLAST!!! We can’t ring in the New Year without reminiscing about all of the awesome moments that we had in Oceanside last year. What were some of your favorite memories while in Oceanside?
A themed Holiday Shopping Gift Guide featuring a sampling of local Oceanside retailers providing the perfect gift ideas for everyone on your list. Need a little help figuring out what to get? Don’t worry! All of the gift ideas are in a fun itinerary format, giving you suggestions based on interests.
Rare Sighting on Whale Watching Tour What began as a beautiful Southern California day for a whale watching trip, suddenly became a once in a lifetime experience for all those aboard the Oceanside Adventure’s catamaran on Friday, November 4th. 1st Mate, Joe Tripiciano, recalls the events that happened during this extraordinary cruise: Our 12pm trip
Enjoy a play and stay Whale Watching Package from Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina and Oceanside Adventures. The package includes deluxe accommodations for two people and a two hour whale and dolphin wildlife tour.
Dreaming of a Southern California getaway? Expedia.com has shared five unique experiences that you don’t want to miss during your next trip to Oceanside. How many will you cross off your bucket list while you are visiting?