Oceanside, California is known for many things including their beach vibes and love of surfing, but did you know that Oceanside is also home to the longest wooden pier on the West coast? On this Pier you can dine, fish, and top it off with an amazing view of the coastline. There is so much happening around the Oceanside Pier that a visit can become an all-day event. If you are visiting Oceanside over spring break and plan on stopping by the Oceanside Pier, we have compiled a list of things of fun things you can do throughout your day.
Hitting Oceanside Pier early is always a great idea, that way you are able to experience as much of it as possible! Being that is it spring break and the weather is fantastic, the beaches will more than likely be crowded so get out there early. Remember…the early bird catches the worm!
Oceanside pier is great place to go fishing. Right on the pier is the Oceanside pier bait shop. There you will find all the supplies you need to make it a great fishing day! Click here for more information about fishing in Oceanside.
The Oceanside pier is one of the most popular places to surf. If you plan on surfing, body boarding, skim boarding, or paddle boarding this is the place for you. If you are not traveling with your board you can rent equipment from various places including surf ride check out more Oceanside surf shops here.
For Surf Lessons:
See also: Spring Break Packing Checklist
Catch a Movie
After a long morning of catching some sun you can go and easily relax at the Edwards cinemas, just a short walk up form the pier. Go in the afternoon and you may be eligible to receive matinee prices. What a deal!
Go for a Ride
Hop on any bike and catch the ocean breeze. This is an amazing way to check out the Oceanside coastline. The best part is there is a bike rental shop right near the pier. All you have to do is petal!
Bike Rental Shops:
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Dining near the Pier
Spending a fun-filled day outdoors and really getting to see what Oceanside has to offer can make a person pretty hungry! There are so many amazing restaurants surrounding the Oceanside Pier, so check out just some of the great Oceanside restaurants near the Pier:
For more Oceanside restaurants click here.
After a delicious meal, why not end your day by relaxing next to a fire on the beach? Roast some marshmallows and make some s’mores. It will be the perfect end to a perfect day!
Click here to explore Oceanside beaches!
From biking, to fishing, to making homemade s’mores at the beach, when you visit the Oceanside Pier over spring break, there will definitely be no shortage of fun things to do! To learn more about our historic Pier, click here.