Planning a trip to San Diego? Oceanside is the perfect place to start your trip from! With a Transit Center located right in the heart of downtown O’side, you can avoid the the headache of driving and instead relax on the Coaster train straight into downtown San Diego. Getting there couldn’t be easier, just follow these helpful tips!
Did you know that Oceanside is a great place for catching fish? With lovely weather, abundant sea life, large beaches and jetties, and a 1,954 foot long pier to cast from your chances of catching fish are high, and your chances of having fun are even higher! Check out these expert fishing tips before heading out with your family and trying for the big one!
Are you looking for some quick hikes in and around Oceanside? If so, check out our handy-dandy overview of some easily accessible local trails and hikes that offer a chance to enjoy the great weather and natural beauty of Southern California without requiring a grueling and difficult trek! From the beautiful and smooth trails around Guajome Lake, to the 7.2 mile bike friendly San Luis Rey River Trail, to the nature reserve at Batiquitos Lagoon, there’s plenty of beautiful options to choose from!
Fourth of July is coming up, and now is the time to start planning which patriotic events you will be attending! To help you decide we have compiled a list of fun, family friendly events happening all week in and around Oceanside for you to experience and enjoy this Independence Day!
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.
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!
Oceanside is home to a wide variety of summer concerts that take advantage of Oceanside’s beautiful venues and wonderful weather. Whether it be a free concert in one of Oceanside’s many beautiful parks, or a large concert with top musical talent at the Pier Amphitheatre, Oceanside has got you covered!
Downtown Oceanside is a bustling neighborhood with fantastic restaurants, artistic flair, and historic charm located just steps away from the gorgeous shoreline, Oceanside Pier, outdoor amphitheatre, and beaches. Take a bike ride parallel to the ocean and sand, check out the arts, grab a cup of craft coffee, taste the thriving foodie spots, and experience Oceanside’s weekly Market Day all in Downtown Oceanside!
As the weather starts to heat up everywhere else, think of Oceanside as your cool Southern California beach escape. Whether you enjoy live music and games, are interested in a unique and bustling art scene, want to soak in some diverse cultural celebrations, cheer on the Independence Parade, or just enjoy a day in the sand watching the waves go by, Oceanside has got you covered! Check out our list of must see events taking place this month.
Looking for fun ways to celebrate the return of Summer? Oceanside’s got you covered with these great beach-y events, ranging from surf festivals to cultural celebrations to the Dinghy Parade and more! The event calendar is full of hot activities that will have you begging to spend another day in Oceanside!
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!
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and why not celebrate with the quintessential Mexican cocktail — the majestic margarita! Whether you prefer this delicious libation on the rocks, blended or frozen, local Oceanside eateries Jalisco Cantina, Anita’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina and Hello Betty Fish House have you covered.
Got the wallet blues, or just looking for fun things to do without breaking the bank? Look no further! Oceanside has you covered with these activities, including hiking, tours, beach days, markets and more!
May is here, one of the most beautiful months of the year in Oceanside and a perfect time to visit and experience everything this beach city has to offer. Whether you enjoy live music and gourmet food, are interested in a unique and bustling art scene, want to soak in a classic at the theatre, rock out to music and get covered in vibrant colors, or just enjoy a day in the sand watching the Beach Soccer Championships, Oceanside has got you covered! Check out our list of wonderful events like these that you can experience during May in Oceanside.
Wow your mom this Mother’s Day by planning the perfect day to celebrate all that she does. Check out this list of fun things to do and brunch ideas to make her day special.
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.