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Your o’riginal O’side experience starts here.

Let’s start with some pro tips and no-cost trip planning advice.

Downtown O’side is home to the California Welcome Center and a staff of passionate O’siders eager to share the O’side love. Their expert inside intel will help you and your group craft your o’riginal O’side experience and make the most of your time in California and San Diego County. It’s a one-stop shop where you can get maps and guides, purchase discount tickets to major SoCal attractions, make hotel reservations, and even tick “cool O’side-souvenir shopping” off your to-do list.

With just one stop, visitors can find:

California Welcome Center - Oceanside:

  Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm
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More inspiration for your o’riginal O’side getaway.

Maps & Guides



Ready to book your stay?

Let us help you find an accommodation that elevates your vacation from ordinary to truly o’riginal—including spots that are fur-baby and family friendly. Get started by exploring your travel dates.

How about some discounts and deals?

We think everybody should get to enjoy O’side! So let us help make your vacation dreams a reality. Check out these awesome deals on hotels and vacation rentals, and room + activity packages.

Lodging Discounts

Stay & Play Packages

Meetings & Groups

Let us help you conquer the logistics of group travel planning. From picking a venue to tailoring experiences and handling group accommodations, our O’side expertise makes the difference whether you’re planning a wedding, a reunion, a business retreat, or even the next great outdoor sporting event.

Trip Itineraries

Family getaway… Romantic weekend… Solo retreat… There’s no one way to have a great O’side vacation. There’s just your way. Get excited for your upcoming vacation by checking out some itineraries and learning all about the bucket list experiences that await you.

Accessible O'side

The City of Oceanside complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of our programs, service, and activities. For assistance with beach access, Oceanside City Beach has beach wheelchairs available for rent. Call ahead to (760) 435-4018 or go directly to the lifeguard headquarters at the base of the Oceanside Municipal Pier, 301 The Strand N., Oceanside, CA 92054.

Oceanside Visitors Guide 2023

Sharing some O'side love with our Visitor guide.

Oceanside Visitors Guide 2023

Sharing some O'side love with our Visitor guide.

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