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Lifestyle & Culture in Carlsbad – Music, Art, Film & Festivals

Great music, craft beer, and a variety of fantastic foods year round will fill your evening agenda or afternoon weekend schedule.  The Lifestyle & Culture in Carlsbad is amazing.

If the relaxed, sunny California lifestyle sounds good, then Carlsbad will surely appeal to you. Located in the heart of Southern California, Carlsbad is just 35 miles north of downtown San Diego and 50 miles south of Orange County.
Carlsbad covers 39 square miles with nearly 40 percent dedicated to open space including three lagoons, 46 miles of hiking trails and seven miles of Pacific Ocean coastline.

Quick Facts – Lifestyle & Culture in Carlsbad

  • The city just installed hundreds of bike racks in our pedestrian-friendly downtown Carlsbad Village.
  • The Carlsbad Music Festival and La Costa Film Festival are annual events in our growing Cultural Arts scene.
  • The Carlsbad Marathon, Carlsbad Triathlon, and Carlsbad 5000 races are just a few of the city’s world-renown active events.
  • Our parks are world class. Check out our brand new park, Alga Norte.

Neighborhoods – Lifestyle & Culture in Carlsbad

Home is where the heart is, and Carlsbad, California offers an array of neighborhood lifestyle options and price points to fit the needs of all those looking to call Carlsbad home. Just 35 miles north of downtown San Diego, residents find well-planned neighborhoods with a diversity of offer apartments, condos, townhomes, single family residences and custom estates all set among beautiful rolling hills, miles of trails, pristine lagoons, and of course miles of sunny California coastline.
In addition to beautiful neighborhoods, Carlsbad boasts some of the best quality of life indicators, including a low crime rate, top rated schools and exceptional roadways complete with miles of bike lanes to help ease commute times and encourage healthy, active lifestyles. Our perfect weather and coastal living culture contribute to building a great work life balance. Put frankly; Carlsbad is one the best places to live in the country. Men’s Journal agrees. In 2016, Men’s Journal ranked Carlsbad as one of top 10 places to live in the country.
Carlsbad is recognized as having some of the highest standards for open space in the entire region. In fact, when all the leading development in the city is complete, it will remain nearly 40 percent open space – the equivalent to almost eight times the size of San Diego’s Balboa Park. Click here for a full list of parks in the area. What’s more, Carlsbad is also known for preserving its natural resources. Batiquitos, Agua Hedionda, and Buena Vista Lagoons are great places to go bird watching or see some of California’s indigenous flora and fauna.
What’s more, home ownership in Carlsbad is over 60 percent – about 20 percent higher than nearby San Diego. So, if you’re looking to relocate to San Diego, or just want a change of scenery in Southern California, Carlsbad should be your first stop. Live your Southern California dream in Carlsbad