Carlsbad, located just 15 miles north of San Diego, is a major flower growing center,
beach resort and antique collection gift shop area. The city was named for the popular 19th-century Karlsbad
Spa in Europe. The city is located right on the Pacific Ocean coastline and has
several miles of beaches popular for both swimming and surfing.
Carlsbad State Beach offers overnight camping. Carlsbad has a wide variety of scenic, shopping and educational attractions.
Carlsbad is a prosperous community whose
economy is well fueled by tourism, flower field agriculture, car dealerships,
golf equipment manufacturers and several biotechnology research firms. [BRH]
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Legoland is the first park of its kind to be built in the USA.
Designed primarily to give a fun educational play experience to young children ages 2-12.
The many attractions, rides, shows and play areas feature the bright cheerful Lego colors and toys.
Also look for the many kids shows and kid friendly dining venues.
Legoland's big 36,000 square foot sealife aquarium exhibit is located just to the left of the main gate.
The first floor is slated to include a freshwater stream, a children's maze, an area for harbor animals, a theater, a toddler water play zone and a classroom.
A restaurant, a sea horse display area, a ray tank and nature discovery area are planned for the second floor.
Tour Carlsbad Village
This place captures true romantic charm of New England and Mediterranean style architecture while located adjacent to one of California's quieter beachfronts.
Come explore a wide assortment of shops, salons, art, jewelry, glassworks, french bistros, fine italian restaurants and sidewalk cafes.
Tour Carlsbad Beaches & Lagoons
This San Diego beach features swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking. The large bluff-top campground is
very popular, especially in summer. There area also three major wetland habitats.
Tour Carlsbad Ranch
"Golf Manufacturing Capitol of the World"
This commercial district is located in the heart of the city and is home to such fine attractions
as Legoland, The Flower Fields, The Museum of Making Music, Crossings Golf Course, and the Gemological Institute
Carlsbad Ranch also hosts the international headquarters for several major golf manufacturers and biomedical R&D firms.
Several of the finest resort hotels in California are also located here.
Tour South Carlsbad
This portion of the Carlsbad is home to upscale resort residential communities, famous golf resorts,
and precious natural habitat.
Tour Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
Carlsbad Ranch is a historic agricultural area renowned for being the world leading
production center of commercial grade ranunculas. Floral cultivation in
Carlsbad was started in 1923 by Luther Gage and Frank Frazee.
Nearby fields produce upto 90 percent of the world's flowering poinsettia plants.
Another huge agricultural product here is strawberries.
Carlsbad California Accommodations:
More vacation resort lodging available in this area:
Carlsbad Beach Inn Resort
Carlsbad Beach Terrace Hotel
Carlsbad Beachview Hotel
Carlsbad Comfort Inn
Carlsbad Extended Stay
Carlsbad Homewood Suites
Carlsbad Mirabella Inn
Carlsbad Seabreeze Resort
Carlsbad Surf Motel
Carlsbad Sheraton Hotel
Carlsbad Palisades Resort
Carlsbad Seapoint Resort
Aviara Four Seasons Resorts
La Costa Resort & Spa
Carlsbad Courtyard Marriott
Carlsbad Hampton Inn
Carlsbad Residence Inn
Carlsbad Palisades Resort Hotel
5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Junction of Armada Dr and Palomar Airport Rd
Carlsbad's Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is a world-class hotel and timeshare resort with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.
It is situated adjacent to both the beautiful Flower Fields and the amazing Legoland California theme park.
With luxurious furnishings and a complete array of resort amenities, this California Resort will offer a family vacation experience everyone can appreciate.
Guests may choose between deluxe hotel rooms or vacation condos.
Carlsbad Vacation Home Rentals
Many beachfront area rentals available, but vacancies disappear fast for this area.
Best Western Hotels Carlsbad CA
Get the best internet rates by booking direct online at BestWestern.com.
Oceanside Harbor Marina Inn
2008 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside, CA 92054;
The Oceanside Marina Suites is uniquely secluded in the Oceanside Harbor; you'll be steps away from water sports, harbor shopping, dining, and nightlife.
Close to all the best of Southern California, including the San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Disneyland, and Legoland Park.
To fully appreciate our unique setting, guests have been known to stay for months, you'd be amazed at what a night or two will do for you.
There is something always to do at our resort. Conviently located less than 5 minutes from the main gate of Camp Pendleton.
Oceanside Martys Valley Inn
Best Western Resort Hotel
The Best Western Marty's Valley Inn is conveniently located to the sandy beaches of Oceanside,
historic Mission San Luis Rey, Legoland and the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort
Located steps away from the beach in the historic Carlsbad Village,
the Carlsbad Inn offers a wonderful vacation setting for the entire family.
Carlsbad La Quinta Inn
760 Macadamia Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92009;
Location: Poinsettia Ave Exit from I-5 Freeway / 2 blocks from beach
Situated less than 4.5 miles from Legoland and near the State Beach, the Carlsbad La Quinta Inn offers convenient access to the area's most popular attractions.
The hotel is only one mile from Carlsbad Village, which features a wide variety of stores and restaurants.
Easy access to major highways makes this hotel an ideal choice for fun-seeking travelers.
Carlsbad Sheraton Resort Hotel
5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Cannon Road Exit from I-5 Freeway
This new upscale luxury resort opens in February 2008 and is positioned to become
the most exciting property in Southern California. It is situated on a hilltop looking towards
the Pacific Ocean and adjacent to both Legoland California and the Crossings Golf Course.
The resort has eleven large banquet rooms and is the largest meeting facility for
San Diego North County area and is closeby to the Carlsbad Ranch business district.
Over 25,000 square feet of meeting and conference facilities.
Carlsbad Courtyard Marriott
5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Palomar Airport Road near Airport Entrance
This Marriott Courtyard hotel surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and leisure travel easy.
Conveniently located in the heart of Carlsbad's business district, yet minutes to local beaches, Legoland, premier outlet shopping, dining and other area attractions.
The hotel offers a warm and modern decor, including newly renovated lounge with plasma tv, updated Courtyard Cafe serving
breakfast daily and 24-hour fitness center.
Carlsbad Beachview Lodge
3180 Carlsbad Boulevard , Carlsbad, CA 92009;
Scenic ocean views of the Pacific coastline make this resort hotel in Carlsbad, California the perfect vacation spot. The Best Western Beach View Lodge is located near Carlsbad State Beach and the Seaside Promenade in Carlsbad with easy access to major southern California attractions. Hotel guests will enjoy visiting the many sidewalk cafes, shops and restaurants along the beach promenade.