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Downtown Oceanside Historical Landmarks

With its origins dating back to 1888, the City of Oceanside has survived through some of the roughest times in the United States history ultimately blossoming into the vibrant and authentic city we know and love today. Our history is not all lost however, Oceanside still has numerous landmarks dating back well over a century that continue to contribute to the magic that makes our downtown so great. Check out these five special and historically significant landmarks that help make Oceanside, Oceanside.

Harbor Village Kayak Oceanside

January Oceanside Events

Now that the holiday season has come to an end, January is the perfect time to not only refocus your energy, but also take advantage of our extremely mild winter weather by enjoying these events and activities that would otherwise be impossible anywhere else in the country. From practicing yoga with wine on the side, learning about Mission art conservation, embarking on a birding walk and more, Oceanside is the place to be to start 2020 off right!

Bike the Coast

Visit Oceanside Partners with InjureFree for Safe Events

Visit Oceanside is the first destination in California to partner with InjureFree, a web-based risk management platform for COVID-19 tracking and response. Stressing the need to safely resume sporting and other events as essential to tourism recovery, Visit Oceanside says InjureFree’s technology is an important factor in being able to hold events while protecting the health and safety of those involved and the surrounding community.

Mission San Luis Rey

Educational Travel Experiences

“Back to school” this year calls for creativity and ingenuity! As you tailor your student’s curriculum to keep them engaged and excited, we invite you to consider O’side as an extension of your classroom. Make the most of the city’s incredible natural landscape featuring beautiful marine life and aquatic lessons, in addition to the rich historical gems and artistic offerings your student can experience firsthand. Whether you’re schooling with a designated pod, roadschooling, worldschooling, unschooling, or classic homeschooling, Oceanside has activities that will enrich your program and be the perfect supplement to your curriculum.

Oceanside Pier Beach Ocean Wyndham

Visit Oceanside 10 Year Anniversary

Cheers to 10 Years for Visit Oceanside! Visit Oceanside is honored to receive a special proclamation in recognition of our 10th anniversary from Oceanside Mayor Peter Weiss! Our destination management organization (DMO) was acknowledged for its careful crafting of a unique brand personality for Oceanside and success in bringing new tourism generating events and programs to the city.