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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.

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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.

13 O’mazing Oceanside Zoom Backgrounds

Have you ever experienced Zoom fatigue? You know…the feeling that you can only sit at so many tables or couches around your house before you just get bored! We totally get it. We’ve all been there! To help make your next virtual team meeting, family happy hour or neighborly video call more O’riginal, we’re sharing our stunning Oceanside views straight to your screen. Enjoy the view!

Least Tern Batiquitos Birding

San Diego County Summer Birding

The Summer Months in San Diego County bring about fantastic opportunities for birders to observe the local breeding grounds filled with new families of various species, including the endangered California Least Tern. As the Summer continues so does the excitement, with the post-breeding diffusion often resulting in unusual species sightings!

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Take an Oceanside Virtual Vacation

To all you dreamers and vacation enthusiasts, this one’s for you! Embark on a digital escape to our favorite destination: Oceanside, CA. Join us as we share what a day in O’side looks like from sunrise in the Harbor to sunset as the waves crash into Oceanside’s 1,954-foot-long historical pier. Along the way, tour through natural preserves at the Buena Vista Lagoon, enjoy some fresh air at Guajome Park and wave “Hello” to our resident O’siders – the Harbor Sea Lions!

4th Grade Field Trip to the Mission

Every year thousands of 4th graders make their way to one of the 21 missions laced throughout California to learn about the state’s early history, settlement, indigenous people and more. Oceanside is home to the “King of the Missions” Old Mission San Luis Rey, the largest of the 21 California Missions which offers the following full featured 4th grade field trip experience complete with presentations, tours, a scavenger hunt and more!