Rancho Guajome Adobe

Rancho Guajome hacienda depicts a unique example of Anglo-Hispanic architecture built on an original Mexican land grant. Distinguished as a National Historic Landmark for its contribution to our nation’s history, the rambling twenty-room adobe ranch house, built with huge profits from the cattle boom of the 1850’s, bustled in its heyday with extravagant fiestas, lively rodeos, and constant visitors. Noted author Helen Hunt Jackson stayed at Guajome while she gathered material for her famous novel Ramona. Guajome County Park also offers a rich riparian area, marshes, spring-fed lakes, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and camping.

2210 N. Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 724-4082

Hill Street Country Club

Hill Street Country Club The Hill Street Country Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to shaping the growing arts and culture scene in Oceanside and the surrounding North Country region. It strives to create an inclusive and diverse atmosphere that reflects the socioeconomic landscape of our community. To complement the traditional gallery space, they organize

Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center

At the absolute southern edge of Oceanside, you’ll find the Buena Vista Audubon Society’s Nature Center.  Sited on the Buena Vista Lagoon, the Center offers a variety of natural history experiences.  In the course of an afternoon, you can walk amid native plants to see views of the lagoon and its bird life, discover tracks along the shore that reveal the night’s animal visitors, tour the garden of native plants, find the world’s tiniest mammals in one of the exhibits of local habitat, learn what endangered species live in the lagoon and challenge your children with nature games.

2202 South Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 439-2473

Prince of Peace Abbey

The Prince of Peace Abbey is a Benedictine Monastery situated on a mesa overlooking the San Luis Rey River Valley and the Pacific Ocean .  It was founded in 1958 by monks of St. Meinrad’s Archabbey in Indiana .  The facility serves as a retreat house and gardens for those seeking spiritual renewal.

650 Benet Hill Road
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 967-4200 x 200

Rosicrucian Fellowship

Brilliantly situated on a dramatic bluff overlooking the historic Oceanside Valley , the Rosicrucian Fellowship offers sanctuary from the demands of the modern world.  Operating as the International Headquarters, the Fellowship aims to unite Christianity with science. There are two daily services offered to visitors who visit this National Historical Monument.

2222 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 757-6600

Star Theater

The Star Theatre is a non-profit community theatre located in heart of downtown North County San Diego in Oceanside. This theatre is family-owned and was built in 1956. The Star Theatre Company has been producing theatre for 30 years, as well as providing a safe environment for youth and adults for over two decades.
402 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 721-9983

Heritage Park Village Museum

Nestled among the rolling hills of historic Oceanside Valley, Heritage Park features the original buildings of downtown Oceanside . These original structures date from the turn of the century and feature the City’s first General Store, the Blacksmith Shop & Livery Stable, the Portola Inn, the old city jail, a doctor’s office, Libby School and The Blade Newspaper.  The charm of yesteryear is beautifully captured in this historic park which serves as a dramatic backdrop for special events, education programs, and social gatherings of all kinds.

Detailed guided tours are offered weekends during the summer months.

220 Peyri Drive
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 439-0995

Oceanside Museum of Art

Oceanside Museum of Art is a cultural jewel located in downtown Oceanside with a view of the Pacific Ocean and the historic Oceanside Pier.

The museum is housed in a classic Irving Gill designed building that represents the flavor of Southern California in the 1930s.  Providing a variety of programming that complements, OMA presents five provocative exhibits each year.

704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 435-3720

Farmers Market

It is a farmers market and more. You will be thrilled with the entertainment, fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, cheese, baked goods, flowers, interactive kids area, artisans, crafters and foods from around the world! Downtown Oceanside keeps getting better and better!

The Farmer’s Market is an ongoing event taking place every Thursdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

North Coast Hwy and Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 754-4512