Great music, craft beer, and a variety of fantastic foods year round will fill your evening agenda or afternoon weekend schedule.
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.
- 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.
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