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Cool Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – North County San Diego

Cool Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – Beaches

Carlsbad, California is a family-friendly beach town located about 35 miles north of San Diego. Many families know it as the home of LEGOLAND California Resort. However, We have a lot of other fun activities too, making it worthwhile to check out the things to do in Carlsbad, CA and possibly make Carlsbad your base for your next Southern California vacation.
Beaches in Carlsbad:

List of Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA- Beaches

North Carlsbad Beaches
Address: Pine Avenue to Oceanside Border Carlsbad, CA 92008
Carlsbad State Beach
Address: 7201 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Tamarack-State Beach
Address: Carlsbad Blvd & Tamarack Ave Carlsbad, CA 92008
Terramar Beach
Address: 5399 County Highway S21 Carlsbad, CA 92008
South Carlsbad State Beach
Address: 7106 Carlsbad Blvd Carlsbad, CA 92011
South Ponto Beach
Address: Carlsbad Blvd north of La Costa Blvd Carlsbad, CA

Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – Waterparks


Alga Norte Park Aquatic Center
Address: 6565 Alicante Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Waterpark at LEGOLAND California Resort
Address: One LEGOLAND Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – Nature Centers

Nature Centers & Lagoons: 

 Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation
1580 Cannon Road
Carlsbad, CA
Mission: To preserve, restore and enhance the Agua Hedionda Lagoon and its wildlife, marsh, wetlands and watershed areas.
Batiquitos Lagoon Nature Center
7380 Gabbiano Lane
Carlsbad, CA
About Us: The lagoon itself consists of 610 acres with a drainage basin of about 55,000 acres.

Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – Attractions

LEGOLAND California Resort

LEGOLAND with Its roller coasters, playgrounds and shows are perfect for young kids. Anyone with any interest in LEGOS will likely get a kick out of the LEGO structures throughout the park. Don’t miss Mini-land, where famous cities and the worlds of Star Wars, have been recreated entirely in LEGOS. It is definitely a must see in Carlsbad.

Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – Yoga

Taste of Yoga

Several teachers take turns teaching 20-minute segments to give you a taste of different teaching styles! This class will be an awesome mix of stretch class, pranayama (breath work), and meditation. The class is followed by a community potluck of snacks and beverage refreshments after! Please bring something to share and someone to share yoga with!

Things to Do in Carlsbad, CA – Food Tours

Carlsbad Food Tours

Carlsbad Food Tours is a 3-hour guided walking tour around the Village with 6 stops at unique eateries, wine tasting, historical, cultural and architectural presentations.  Come and experience a taste of Carlsbad! Schedule your tour today!
For more information on things to do in Carlsbad, CA check out our blog at Carlsbad Food Tours Blog & Discover Carlsbad!