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Things to do in North County San Diego: Carlsbad, Encinitas...

Need a little getaway? Carlsbad, California is the perfect place for a weekend trip. We’ve put together our best lists of recommendations for the most notable 20 Fun & Exciting Things to do in Carlsbad, California.  From sightseeing to restaurant recommendations, you’re sure to find something that’ll pique your fancy.

Encinitas (Spanish for “Small Oaks”) is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in California and is known for its excellent surfing conditions.  It is a laid-back chilled surfer town that is divided into four distinct areas—old Encinitas (Olivenhain), new Encinitas (downtown 101), Leucadia, and Cardiff (Cardiff-by-the-sea).

Encinitas is a classic SoCal town with its dramatic beaches, palm trees, blue skies, surfers, taco shops, and stunning sunsets.

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Come experience the world-famous Southern California food culture, through a delectable 6-course plant-based meal from local eateries!

Learn all about the history and culture of North County San Diego, while sipping on local beer, and munching on cultural cuisine in the laid-back beach town of Encinitas.

Known as the birthplace of the California yoga movement, the coastal surf vibes and glamorous celebrity history of Encinitas have led to a world-class plant-based food scene that’s sure to impress vegan and non-vegan guests, with a variety of gourmet sweet and savory eats.  Join our tour and grab your plate as the laid-back vibe of Encinitas’ surf community rolls into a hand full of the best restaurants in San Diego.

 

 

 

 

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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 corporate event or birthday celebration venue of choice.
  • If you’re looking for the EASY button to set up your party, we can do the planning for you: 6 tasting locations with local eateries for unique & delicious food.
  • Wine and or Beer tasting at our local urban winery/brewery.
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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.

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Customizable to your group needs. Choose your time and day, we do the rest! For evening tours, we recommend starting as early as possible 3-4 pm if possible.  If you’re looking for the EASY button to set up your party, we can do the planning for you! Visit six tasting locations where you’ll sample delicious food, wine, and beer tastings. Late afternoon to evening tours available upon request.  Call (760) 215-9433 or email: [email protected] to schedule your private group experience.  Up to 20 guest per tour. Large groups may be split up into 2 separate tours.  Dietary restrictions accommodated, please let us know ahead of time.  Wheelchair accessible and dog friendly.