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Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Carlsbad, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, theme park, and shopping. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its welcoming locals. Top sights in the city include Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets.
Favorite family attractions include Legoland California and Sealife Aquarium. The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Flower Fields of Carlsbad, Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center, and Carlsbad Lagoon. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Carlsbad Premium Outlets is a favorite for retail therapy.
In Carlsbad, you'll find 165 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:
In the surrounding area, popular places to see include La Jolla Cove, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the heart of the city, and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, which is 16.7 mi/26.9 km away.
If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Carlsbad Village Station. Carlsbad might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.