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!
Oceanside’s California Welcome Center is a powerful resource for visitors and locals alike. Leading the way on TripAdvisor as the #1 thing to do in the city, the Welcome Center sees more than 60,000 visitors every year and the knowledgeable volunteers and staff hear every traveler question under the sun. For the times you can’t make the drive over to the California Welcome Center in Oceanside, check out these answers to some of the most common questions being asked right now, including discount ticket information, where to get a cup of great coffee and where you can eat while enjoying a great view!
Calling all selfie lovers, keen eyed creatives, and capturers of the moment! Whether you enjoy photographing sunset filled landscapes, vibrant street murals, crashing waves, docked boats, sea lions, whales or dolphins check out these great places to snap away in Oceanside.
Spring time is already here, can you believe it? Oceanside is not only bursting with life, but also with a plethora of great events and activities taking place throughout the city this March. From “Sweet Charity” at the Brooks Theatre, to Harbor Wine Cruises, 333’s Music at the Museum & more, now is the time to come visit Oceanside!
Discount Attraction Tickets Sold at the California Welcome Center A trip to Southern California wouldn’t be complete without visiting one of the many famous attractions located within Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego. Whether you are coming from out of town or are a local resident and have family and friends visiting, the California Welcome Center
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!
Looking for something fun, unique, and maybe even a little quirky to do in Oceanside? Well look no further, we’ve got a list of awesome unexpected activities you can enjoy in Oceanside that will leave you with incredible pictures and plenty of stories to tell! Whether it be taking an ‘ultimate selfie’ helicopter flight for pictures that will leave your followers speechless, or riding the waves in Sumo Surf Tubes, catching fish with your bare hands, or embarking on a self-guided mural tour. What ever your style, we’ve got you covered for all things fun and unique!
February is here which means it’s time to escape the cold and snow and take advantage of everything Oceanside has to offer, including warmer beach weather and great events taking place throughout the month! If you’re looking to walk about our maker area of South O, experience a beer festival for a cause or catch a performance at our local theatre – Oceanside has you covered!
Happy Children = Happy Parents! Save a little time and make sure you check out our list of fun things to do with your family during your next trip to Oceanside. Our list of hands-on activities will give you plenty of time to talk with and reconnect with your children.
Are you planning a family getaway or family reunion and need help deciding when is the best time of year for your group to visit? Check out our list of seasonal events and activities perfect for entertaining the entire family.
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!
New Year’s Eve is nearly here! If you are still looking for inspiration on the best ways to ring in the new year check out our list of places you can enjoy a nice dinner, grab a drink, and celebrate the coming of 2020 in Oceanside!
Now is the perfect time to plan for your next vacation – a coastal getaway is just what you need! Check out these 10 reasons why you must visit Oceanside in 2020.
The Holidays are a time for family, togetherness, and joy. The holidays also bring about a long list of things to prepare for, whether it be gifts to buy, hotel reservations to make, or food to cook. With so much to do, sometimes having to make a Christmas meal can fall to the bottom of your list. If you are considering eating out these upcoming holidays take a look at this list of some Oceanside Restaurants open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.
Mid-December to mid-March is officially the winter birding season in San Diego County. Whether you’re seeking to see specific bird species that are common this time of year, or just want to enjoy the unpredictability that can come from our warm winter weather, check out our quick guide on what you can expect this winter season!
In the mood to see live music but don’t know where to go? Check out our list of a few of the many great venues in Oceanside that offer live entertainment on a regular basis. So get those dancing shoes on and come enjoy talented local artists perform!