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Blogs & Sites
Location: 3420 Camino De Los Coches, Carlsbad, CA
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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...
Location: 2997 Glasgow Drive, Carlsbad, CA
The Calavera Park is a 16-acre park with a community center and several playing fields. The center includes classrooms and a kitchen, and offers classes through the City Recreation Department. Athlete...
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: 7380 Gabbiano Drive, Carlsbad, CA
The Batiquitos Lagoon is one of the few remaining coastal wetlands, and is located between Carlsbad and Encinitas. The preserve includes more than three miles of nature trails along the ...
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...