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7 best things to do in Carlsbad, CA

Skate Park during daytime

Life is literally and figuratively a beach in the coastal city of Carlsbad, CA. This top tourist destination not only brims with white sand beaches, it boasts well-maintained parks and lagoons and many other attractions.

Check out this list of things to do in Carlsbad and find out why the city remains as exciting as ever.

  1. Ramp up the excitement at Carlsbad SkatePark

    This lighted state park offers ramps, rails, and bowls for skaters of all levels. With its smooth concrete surface and vibrant atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot for shredding and honing your skills.

  2. Hit the Carlsbad beaches

    Tamarack Beach near Carlsbad Village is the stuff happy family outings are made of. Bring your water gear for a whole day of surfing, swimming, scuba diving and sunset watching. South Carlsbad State Beach, on the other hand, has a more remote ambiance. North Ponto and Terramar are other ideal options.

  3. Roam the coastal cliffs at Cerezo Bluffs

    These are some of the most captivating coastal cliffs found in Carlsbad. An amazing walking path with wonderful views awaits on top of the cliffs. The path leads to natural wonders without going down to the sand. You can also climb the stairs on the north end of the bluffs and admire the beauty around you. Discover Carlsbad’s best tide pools and let the water cool your feet.

  4. Explore the Flower Fields

    March to early May signals the blossoming of almost 80 ranunculus flower fields on 50 acres of land. Visitors who ride the tractors get to explore the explosion of colors in various corners of the field. Weekends are peak times, so reserve tickets online to assure entry to the place.

  5. Have fun at Legoland

    Bring the kids and/or indulge the child in you in this top tourist draw. Thrill to fantastic Lego installations. Watch or join interactive shows. Meet and greet popular ninjas. After you’ve explored the main theme park, visit the water park boasting over 10 million gallons of water. The Sea Life Aquarium showcases various sea creatures like sharks and octopi. Dino Valley features roaming dinosaurs, rides, and meet and greets.

  6. Stroll along Carlsbad Beach Boardwalk

    Enjoy the sea breeze while strolling along a four-mile paved road that hugs Carlsbad Beach. You may follow the lower path along the sand, or stay at the peak of the cliffs while negotiating the sidewalk parallel to Carlsbad Boulevard. Bring your furry friend along and explore the coast together. Food tours and art installations spice up the experience.

  7. Explore Carlsbad Village

    Sample the city’s best restaurants, cafes, shops, and bars. Admire Instagram-worthy murals and Victorian architecture. Go scavenger hunting. Buy fresh fruit, veg, meat, fish, and others at the Farmers’ Market. Attend the various events that keep guests coming back for more.

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