Oceanside’s unique coastal neighborhood known as ‘South O’ features a fantastic coffee culture that offers not only great brew but also unique and inviting vibes. The special atmosphere Captain’s Grounds Coffee, Kona Hut Coffee House & Revolution Roasters exude when coupled with the fun and eclectic shops located in the area make for a satisfying experience that is sure to make you feel like a local!
Southern California is home to sunny weather, great surf, and this October plenty of fun Halloween activities and events for every age to enjoy! Whether you fancy haunted tours, Halloween festivals, Dia de los Muertos celebrations or kid-friendly party nights, there is sure to be something in this list for everyone!
We challenge you to participate in at least 5 of the 10 suggested experiences on the Oceanside Activity Card for a chance to win a 2-night stay at SpringHill Suites Oceanside. All completed playing cards must be submitted to the California Welcome Center-Oceanside by December 31, 2018.
There is just sooo much to do!!! Check out this 3-day itinerary perfect for families and groups to have a fun-filled time during your next visit to Oceanside. To create a custom itinerary for your group, contact the Visit Oceanside Group Travel Department.
Kids Free October is back! This month long celebration invites you to experience some of Oceanside and San Diego County’s best attractions, tours, museums and more at discounted rates. With more than 100 special offers, there is sure to be something for everyone! To help you plan your own family celebration check out our list of attractions, museums, tours and more that are participating in this year’s Kids Free October.
Fall is here, the season many local birders consider the most exciting and frenetic time of the year! With birds migrating and juveniles dispersing check out our guide on what to know for fall birding in San Diego County, and then grab your binoculars and camera and get out there!
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!
We know it is hard to believe, but fall is almost here! With the changing of seasons comes a whole slew of athletic events you can take part in right here in Oceanside. Whether you are looking for swimming events, cycling events, running events or a combination of all three, Oceanside has plenty of activities on the calendar to meet any fitness goal you might have.
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.
South Oceanside — or as the locals lovingly refer to it, South O — is a neighborhood that’s known for its deep roots and authentic personality. The charming business district has recently undergone a revitalization, sporting new restaurants, collaborative artisan retail spaces, and nightly entertainment!
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!
It’s that time again…the San Diego County Fair is back in town! Slated to bring in over 1.5 million visitors with over 4,000 attractions and 1,879 concerts, these 26 days of fun cannot be missed! To make sure you get the most out of your trip we’ve compiled everything you need to know to make for an unforgettable experience.
Summer unofficially kicks-off on Memorial Day weekend down in Southern California, and we are excited for all of the fun events scheduled for June! 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, enjoy a free movie at the Pier, 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.
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!