Things to Do in Carlsbad

Carlsbad is home to many major attractions in southern California including LEGOLAND® California Resort, SEA LIFE Aquarium®, The seasonal Flower Fields, K1 Speed and more! Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a day with friends, or a couple’s getaway, you’ll find all the fun and adventure you need right here in Carlsbad.
Fun Flights Biplane Rides

Open cockpit biplane rides in helmet and goggles over the Pacific Coast along the beach near Oceanside, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla and San Diego California Bring your husband/your […]

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Icon Helicopter Tours

See San Diego County from the best seat in the house. All of our helicopter tours can be customized and created to suit your needs. David Vernick – Owner/Pilot, has […]

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LEGOLAND California Resort

LEGOLAND® California Resort has more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including the exciting new LEGO® NINJAGO® World! Ninja practice at special training areas to become masters of the ancient […]

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LEGOLAND California Resort features the world’s first LEGOLAND Water Park. The centerpiece is a 45-foot-tall tower designed to immerse children in the creative world of LEGO. The Water Park also […]

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SEA LIFE Aquarium

Merlin’s SEA LIFE® attractions are an ideal, friendly and authoritative guide to the last great frontier…the seas and oceans of the world and their myriad mysterious and amazing inhabitants. Unrivalled […]

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Two Stand Up Guys Paddle Board Lessons

What we’re all about… We at 2 Stand Up Guys are focused on teaching the amazing sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding while reinforcing etiquette and respect for the water […]

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Scavengers Beer & Adventure Tours

Beer Tour Info… When We Operate… We Offer Private Tours 7 days a Week for groups of 2-25. Our Public Tours Operate on Fridays & Saturdays for groups of 2-25. […]

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Leo Carrillo Ranch & Historic Park

Once part of the original 2,538 acre working rancho and vacation retreat of Leo Carrillo (who acted in almost 100 films from 1927 to 1950 and co-starred in the TV […]

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K1 Speed Go Kart Track

Discover fast, fun competitive, and exciting indoor go-kart racing with an authentic European Motor sport feeling at K1 Speed-the largest indoor karting facility on the West Coast. The flagship K1 […]

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Carlsbad Golf Center

We are a full-service golf shop, driving range and golf learning center. We specialize in outdoor custom fitting and sell all the major golf brands including Callaway, TaylorMade, Ping, Titleist, […]

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California Watersports

Located on beautiful Aqua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad, California Watersports offers locals and visitors watercarft rentals, sales, and lessons. Race around the lagoon on waverrunners or quietly paddle a kayak […]

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Army & Navy Academy

Established in 1910, this college-preparatory, military, residential and day school for young men grades 7 throuth 12, celebrated its centennial in 2010. The 16.5 acre campus is comprised of beautiful […]

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The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch is a fifty-acre dazzling rainbow of beautiful ranunculus flowers set on a hillside overlooking the striking Carlsbad, California coastline. The outdoor space is idyllic […]

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Swami’s Cycling Club Rides

Tuesday/Thursday Morning Rides Start Time: Gene Kelley Ride 6:30am Start Location: NW corner of La Costa and El Camino Real, Carlsbad This pre-work leg burner is also known as the […]

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So Cal Surf Lessons

So Cal Surf lessons offers year round surf lessons in Carlsbad, San Diego CA. We teach men and women of all ages, the art and sport of surfing using safety […]

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Pedego Electric Bikes Rental Carlsbad

Conveniently located in the Village of Carlsbad, and just minutes to the beach, Pedego Carlsbad offers electric and pedal bicycle sales, rentals, tours, and service. The store officially opened its […]

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Museum of Making Music

The Museum of Making Music is a fun and informative museum that exists to inspire visitors to interactively discover the history of making music, musical instruments and products. At the […]

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Carlsbad Skate Park

Carlsbad Skate Park offers a mix of street and small transition skateboarding. This is a good skatepark for the beginner looking for a mellow place to skate. Open from 8am […]

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Alga Norte Skate Park

Alga Norte Community Park is a 32-acre park at the corner of Poinsettia Lane and Alicante Road, just east of El Camino Real. It includes pools, ball fields, a dog […]

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Green Dragon Tavern & Museum Carlsbad

Green Dragon Tavern & Museum is the latest major attraction to open in the Carlsbad, CA, area. The 22,000 sq. ft. space will feature a museum, restaurant, tavern, coffee house […]

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The Carlsbad Barrio & Museum

Also known as Barrio CARLOS, its original center was located at the corner of Roosevelt and Walnut. Most of the original population of Carlsbad consisted of farm workers, and a […]

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Miniature Engineering Craftmanship Museum

The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum has over 200 funtional miniature engines plus miniature guns, ships, autos, cranes, clocks, tools, and more on display. The exhibits are housed in 13,000 square […]

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Whitlock Surf Experience

The Whitlock Surf Experience provides surf rentals, lessons, and camps for beginner to advanced surfers. Both private and group rates are available. Pricing is as follows: 1 person – 2 […]

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Carlsbad Pilates & Fitnes – Pulse Pilates Studio

At Pulse Pilates we believe that one’s physical and mental well-being are completely dependent on one another. Pilates has been used for almost 100 years to help people manage pain, […]

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Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas

Buy your tickets online or visit the exclusive luxury box office/concierge area once you arrive or the self-service touchscreen to watch the trailers of the movies that we are playing […]

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Carlsbad Food Tours

Eat Like a Local with Carlsbad Historic Walking Food Tours & Enjoy a Taste of Carlsbad. Carlsbad Food Tours offer a locals perspective to our unique “Village by the Sea”, […]

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The Magee House

The craftsman-style Magee House was originally built by Samuel Church Smith (one of the founders of Carlsbad Land and Water Company) in 1887 and is now home to the Carlsbad […]

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NiKaro Outdoors Bike Tours

Southern California provides an epic ride with the mighty Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. It is a place where local eateries and craft brewery mix together to create extraordinary culinary […]

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Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

Established in 1931 by Robert M. Shipley, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in Carlsbad, CA, is the world’s leading authority and educator on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. Visitors […]

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Blue Paddle SUP

Blue Paddle SUP offers lessons and training on the beautiful waters of Carlsbad California! We are located 30 mins. from San Diego, California. Instructors are SUP Certified & trained in […]

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