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Blogs & Sites
Location: 5855 Sunny Creek Road, Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad Art Farm offers studio art classes on Saturdays for kids ages seven to 13, in addition to a summer camp program.
Birthday party packages are also available.
Location: Cannon Road at Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
During strawberry season (generally between March and July), families can handpick fresh succulent strawberries at Carlsbad Strawberry Company's U-Pick.
Location: 2704 Gateway Road, Carlsbad, CA
Waterworks Aquatics has two indoor heated pools at its Carlsbad location and offers swim lessons, wellness programs, community activities, and other aquatics programming year round. Summer c...
Location: Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA
South Carlsbad State Beach Campground offers 222 sites for tents or RVs up to 35 feet long. The camp sites are on the bluffs overlooking the beach, with stairs leading to the beach. Picnic tab...
Location: 3420 Camino De Los Coches, Carlsbad, CA
Location: 5704 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
Take yourself out of the ordinary and spend a few hours in one of nature's wonders - a field of dreams, a field of color. The Flower Fields is a place where kids can run and adults can linger, ...
Location: One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA
Honestly, what's not to like about Legoland?
The park's sixty-plus rides, shows, and attractions are perfect for the under-12 set, with educational opportunities sprinkled liberally ...
Location: 2100 Costa Del Mar Road`, Carlsbad, CA
La Costa Resort and Spa is a welcomed retreat for children of all ages. Spa, golf, tennis, pools, tasteful dining and shopping are all within a few steps. Coastal breezes, live music and San Diego att...
Location: 3401 Monroe St., Carlsbad, CA
The Monroe Street Pool includes a 25-yard by 25-meter pool, three diving boards, and a shallow play area. Showers and lockers are available.
Children under eight years of age must be accompan...
Location: 2787 B State Street, Carlsbad, CA
New Village Arts is Carlsbad's award-winning professional theater, known for outstanding ensemble work and intensely thrilling productions. Founded by graduates of the Actors Studio Drama Sc...
Location: 6200 Flying LC Lane, Carlsbad, CA
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park is 27-acre park that was once a vacation retreat and working rancho belonging to Hollywood actor Leo Carrillo. The original name of the ranch was Rancho de l...
Location: 2930 Roosevelt Street, Carlsbad, CA
At the Carlsbad Village Farmers' Market families can revel in fresh produce sold by certified and organic produce vendors. The array includes plants, flowers, eggs, honey, homestyle foods, and ...
Location: 100 Tamarack Avenue, Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad State Beach is a long sandy strand of often windswept beach with a short (3/4 mile) boardwalk that's nice for strolling. Surf conditions are fine for swimming, body boarding, and surfi...
Location: 4215 Harrison Street, Carlsbad, CA
Snug Harbor is a year-round recreation area that offers an abundance of water sport opportunities, including water skiing, board sailing, kayaking, canoing, rowing, and fishing. The Harbor is o...
Location: 6600 Hidden Valley Road, Carlsbad, CA
Poinsettia Park is a classic, well-maintained neighborhood park with play structures for older and younger kids, as well as swings. The older kids would be interested in the baseball diamond, b...