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10 Reasons To Be Jealous Of Carlsbad

Carlsbad Village

It’s not Carlsbad’s fault that it’s such an incredibly cool place to live. But that doesn’t stop others from being jealous!  To fully understand just how wonderful this slice of paradise truly is, here are 10 reasons why other cities dream about Carlsbad.

1.  Carlsbad’s idyllic setting gives beach lovers easy access to some of the state’s most beautiful stretches of sand and surf.Carlsbad California

2.  Location, location, location, its proximity to Los Angeles to the north and San Diego to the south makes it a popular options for weekenders.

Carlsbad California

3. Carlsbad has the charm of an old European city and the atmosphere of a typical Californian coastal resort community.

Carlsbad Mineral Spa

Carlsbad Mineral Spa

4. It has seven miles of gorgeous sandy beaches and perfect climate, makes it a great place to relax and get your California vibe going on.

Carlsbad California

5.  Carlsbad also has access to locally source fresh fruits and veggies grown right here. Which it make it easy to eat healthy all year round. Avocados are one of the areas specialty crops.

locally sourced fruits

6. It’s is also blessed with miles and miles of oceanfront hiking and lagoon trails.

Batiquitos Lagoon

7. Carlsbad springs to life in March/April with colorful fields of flowers at the Carlsbad Flower Fields Ranch. Carlsbad Flower Fields

8. While the rest of the country is bundled up in snow boots, Carlsbad’s  weather lets us lounge around outside in our flip flops…even in the winter. Occasionally we will wear our Ugg boots just to feel like it is winter.

Carlsbad Lifestyle


9. Carlsbad has many delicious and acclaimed restaurants.  Italian at Cicciotti’s, Mexican at Lola’s and Senor Grubby’s and smoked meats at Park 101. Whatever you may be in the mood for, Carlsbad is sure to have it.  If you can’t decide which restaurant to go to, try Carlsbad Food Tours, you will experience food tasting from 6 local eateries, wine tasting, local history, culture and architecture.

Carlsbad Food Tours

10.  Carlsbad is a great town for walking and shopping.  The village has plenty of speciality boutiques for shopping while you browse that town or you can enjoy our outlet mall with brand names as Kate Spade and Coach, your choice.

Shopping in Carlsbad

So, that is just a few of the many reasons this is a great place to live and play.   No wonder the rest of the world is a bit jealous. For more reasons to fall in love with Carlsbad, California, take a look at our blog Carlsbad Food Tours.

Carlsbad Food Tours

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Eat like a local! Experience the historic city of Carlsbad through food and wine. Indulge in tasty bites and sips from various restaurants while you learn about our unique culinary scene.

  • Your tour guide helps you to easily navigate the main streets of Carlsbad which house a wonderful concentration of museums, restaurants, and historic landmarks uniquely mixed with shops and art galleries and vibrant street murals.
  • Along the way you discover the diverse history, architecture, and culture in Carlsbad.
  • Stop by the Twin Inns and learn about our secret speakeasy and of course our miracle water.
  • Carlsbad is all about the water we are surrounded by including the lagoons and ocean.
  • Enjoy Carlsbad’s history, culture and architecture while eating your way through the village.
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Offered daily 11:30 am. Celebrate your event or outing with a private food tour!  Enjoy some of the favorite restaurants in the village.  Wine tasting, pasta, gelato…

  • Let the village be your celebration venue of choice. There are so many great new eateries in our “Village by the Sea”.
  • Carlsbad is becoming quite the international foodie destination.
  • We have great Italian, Mexican, French, Latin and American Nouveau.
  • What is your flavor choice?  Can’t decide, then join us and check out 6 places in one day, find your favorites and return for dinner.
  • If you’re looking for the EASY button to set up your party or team building event, we can do the planning for you.  We plan it, You enjoy, local eateries for unique & delicious food.