Welcome to Carlsbad
Known as "The Village by the Sea," the city of Carlsbad offers the charm of a European town with the conveniences of a large city. As you wander streets lined with antique stores, boutique shops, and sidewalk cafes, you'll soon discover much more, including miles of coastline, beautiful flower gardens, and world-class shopping.
With a perfectly mild climate, each season offers a variety of unique events and activities, from street fairs to art walks. Steps away sit clean, uncrowded beaches for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing as well as beautiful lagoons for fishing, bird-watching and nature trail hikes. Venture further to discover the unique destinations of LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE Aquarium or the nearby attractions of San Diego and Los Angeles.
Having only 103,000 residents, the city of Carlsbad has also been able to maintain its gorgeous open spaces while providing a friendly small-town atmosphere and unmatched amenities. No matter what you choose to do on vacation, Carlsbad, California, promises to offer up special experiences and fun-filled memories that will last a lifetime.