With the Pacific Ocean at our back door, when you are in Oceanside being out in the water is a must! But what if surfing doesn’t come as natural to you as it does others? Here are five easy tips on how to improve your surfing skills so that you are ready for the next epic swell.
With talented local artists putting out fantastic work, Oceanside businesses happy to show the art off, passionate locals pushing art as a priority, and a strong foundation of established art institutes and museums, Oceanside has developed a diverse and welcoming art community that is here to stay! So grab a friend, your significant other, or even your kids and check out these amazing Oceanside art events!
Oceanside’s newest growing event the South O Walkabout is a fun community driven evening that offers opportunity for socializing, fun activities, exploration of South O’s unique business district, and an overall welcoming vibe that makes any attendee feel like a local.
We are often asked for recommendations on a number of things from those visiting wonderful North San Diego County; with such a diverse and thriving area there is certainly no shortage of things to do! The best place to get those questions answered is always the California Welcome Center here in Oceanside, with 60+ volunteers that operate the center and encounter these questions daily there is a wealth of great information there. To highlight this we are launching Volunteer Corner, bringing you ideas and suggestions from our wonderful knowledgeable volunteers.
Calling Foodies and food lovers alike! Carla and Linda’s Walking Food Tours bring you up close with Oceanside’s unique and diverse dining scene, and all of the delicious food that goes with it! Each tour Carla and Linda host visit several carefully selected restaurants that have been handpicked to showcase a variety of exciting local cuisine for you to experience and enjoy.
Culture of Surfing Showcased at the California Surf Museum The California Surf Museum chronicles the rich history of surfing through fascinating exhibits, programs and memorabilia. Former board member, Boyd Scofield, shares his insights on how the museum started and the direction that it’s taking with Visit Oceanside’s Guest Blogger, Jolee Pink. About Boyd Scofield: Local Business
Pokémon Go is the newest and most popular augmented reality game taking over the universe. Come find Pokéstops, gyms, and Pokémon while exploring Oceanside. Explore with two trainers as they take you along on four wild adventures near downtown Oceanside and Oceanside Harbor. Let us know some of your favorite Oceanside Pokéstops and we will add them to the interactive map!
Looking for fun and imaginative activities to entertain your kids this summer? Make Oceanside’s very own Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center, Missus Potts, Oceanside Museum of Art and the First Friday Oceanside Art Walk your family-friendly go-to destinations for your children to channel their inner artists!
Dreaming of a Southern California getaway? Expedia.com has shared five unique experiences that you don’t want to miss during your next trip to Oceanside. How many will you cross off your bucket list while you are visiting?
The Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) celebrates art through engagement, education and innovation. With over 1,300 members and 25,000 visitors annually, the museum is a vibrant force in the City of Oceanside and beyond. OMA runs 12-15 annual exhibits in five rotating onsite galleries and two offsite exhibition spaces. OMA presents exhilarating individual and group
10 NEW Things to Do in Oceanside this Summer! Oceanside, CA is the Southern California hot spot for activities in art, dining and outdoor adventure this summer! From food tours and artisanal dining venues to family-friendly bike excursions, an explosion of new art galleries, luxury whale watching cruises, and a revitalized golf course, this laid-back
Fun on the San Luis Rey Bike Trail A family heads to Oceanside for a day of discovery and a bit of a history lesson By Alyssa Guttendorf When my husband, John, had suggested we take the kids to Oceanside for a weekend away, I envisioned a relaxing day of sunbathing. But John had something
A Day on the Harbor: Our Oceanside Getaway From paddleboarding to kayaking, fresh seafood to sun-soaked scenery—our family’s trip to Oceanside was the perfect way to break up the daily grind. It was Saturday. The sun was shining. We were restless. The previous week was busy. And somehow, everyone had woken up early. “Let’s go
You know how you can make going to the movies better and even more exciting? Go to the movies, in Oceanside! Everyone likes going to the movies. It’s so nice getting a big group of friends together or that special someone and enjoying a good film on that huge screen, sitting in big comfy seats, with a
Spring Break, Family Vacation style?! Look no further than Oceanside, California! Oceanside is nothing but beautiful all year round, but particularly in the spring, which is what makes it the perfect Spring Break destination for you and your family this year. Between the amazing weather, stunning beaches, and a variety of fun outings to partake in, your family