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People from all over the world choose Carlsbad as their vacation spot. The weather is ideal, the lifestyle is casual, and has a small-town feeling. It doesn’t get any better than this.

The City of Carlsbad was planned with 40 percent of the city designated as open space, so there will always be parks, trails, canyons & hills to enjoy. In addition, Carlsbad is surrounded by three picturesque lagoons. With public beaches along historic Highway 101, you can watch the sunrise on your morning walk, or see the sunset on your way home from work.

Downtown Carlsbad is known as,” The Village of Carlsbad”, is quaint, with charming shops, restaurants, antiques, nighttime entertainment, and even its own Starbucks. Carlsbad is known for its local surf spots, skate parks, and as a home for the sport enthusiast. Among the sporting activities, you can engage in include the Triathlon, Carlsbad 5000, and our famous Marathon.

Carlsbad is also the home of Legoland, the Museum of Making Music, the Gemological Institute of America, the Four Seasons Resort Aviara, the world-famous La Costa Resort & Spa, the Flower Fields, Carlsbad Premium Outlets, and a small local airport. Among the golf courses here is the Arnold Palmer Aviara. Carlsbad is the center for the world’s major golf companies including, Callaway, Taylor Made, Cobra Golf, and many more.

There’s always something to do in Carlsbad – the Street Fair, Oktoberfest, Farmers’ Market, Taste of Carlsbad, Art Splash, Antique Fair, Jazz in the Park Concerts and much, much more. For those you can’t get enough of the ocean, pitch your tent at Carlsbad State Beach and don’t forget the s’mores. Carlsbad has many styles of homes ranging from condos to estates and being 35 miles north of downtown San Diego and about 30 miles south of Orange County; it has been ranked one of the top five places to
retire in the Forbes Magazine.

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