Perfect. Why not live where you work? Carlsbad has it all! A vibrant downtown Carlsbad Village, seven miles of coastline, fantastic recreational amenities, great food and lots of room to roam and explore. Live the good life. Live a Life in Action
Quaint, cool and coastal, Del Mar is the home of local seasonal favorites like the San Diego County Fair and the Del Mar Horse Races. Del Mar is perfectly situated between Carlsbad and San Diego giving you the best of both worlds.
Low key and funky with chill Southern California vibes all around, Carlsbad’s immediate neighbor to the south is a popular spot for Carlsbad talent to settle. Beautiful beaches, eclectic Leucadia and a hip downtown make this a popular spot for locals and visitors alike.
About 15 miles east of Carlsbad, Escondido is a great spot to access some of the best of Southern California. Escondido is home to major attractions, beautiful wineries, craft breweries, unique arts and culture, delicious culinary experiences and a charming historic downtown.
Carlsbad’s neighbor to the north, Oceanside is a classic California beachside city featuring a cool downtown with great breweries and restaurants. Oceanside’s proximity to Camp Pendleton also makes it a great place for military families and veterans to build their roots.
Further afield from Carlsbad, Poway is perfect for those looking to get away from the big city life. Poway is a family friendly community, with close access to natural amenities in East San Diego County.
San Clemente is at the southern edge of Orange County and a quick and scenic 30-minute trip north of Carlsbad. San Clemente is a family friendly community featuring classic California beachside vibes and easy access to Camp Pendleton and the rest of Orange County.
You love the city life, and what better place to live it than America’s Finest City? With a vibrant downtown, super cool beach communities, and up-and-coming neighborhoods, how will you ever choose a spot? Not to worry, our friends at SD:Life.Changing have you covered. Check out their neighborhood profiles in the resources below.
Neighboring Carlsbad to the west, San Marcos is North San Diego County’s education hub, featuring the prominent Cal State University San Marcos. Living in the “Valley of Discovery” is a great option for Carlsbad employees as it’s a short trip to Carlsbad’s major business parks.
A quirky, cool and scenic coastal community, Solana Beach is perfect for art lovers and fans of walkable communities. Easy access to transit and a quick trip north to Carlsbad make Solana Beach popular with Carlsbad employees.
Brewery lovers rejoice. Vista has more breweries per capita than any other place in the United States! A fun downtown atmosphere, and close proximity to Carlsbad’s major business centers make Vista a great place to call home.