Oceanside Things to Do

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  • 1. Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

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    This wonderful statue is located in the north new part of cemetery. It is call the Assumption of Mary: "All powerful God, you raised in the sinless Virgin Mary, mother of your Son, body and soul to...

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  • 2. Harbor Lighthouse

    This harbor encompasses a 100 acre small craft marina with 900 permanent and 50 visitor slips. There is a lot of wonderful shops, fine restaurants, quaint cafes, picnic tables, and a beautiful...

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  • 3. Oceanside Marina

    The area at the Harbor, Oceanside Marina, is a cute little village style section. That is were I've spent most of my time. The Oceanside Pier is a popular spot for fishing, but you can also walk down...

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  • 4. Dog Spa

    Offers low impact, swim exercise for dogs of all ages...if your dog needs to lose weight, requires post surgery or injury rehabilitation or simply needs to improve flexibility and overall muscle tone,...

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  • 5. Plaza Camino Real

    Although it is technically in Carlsbad, take the Highway 78 to the Plaza Camino Real on El Camino exit. Inside at the Macy's Men's Store end of the mall is a unique rube Goldberg-type of clock with...

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  • 6. Oceanside Museum of Art

    Oceanside Museum of Art is the cities cultural jewel. It is located with the historical downtown. The museum houses in a classic Irving Gill designed building...

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  • 7. Beaches

    Oceanside has some of the nicest, cleanest, and wide sandy beaches. There are Harbor Beach, Breakwater Way, Pier View North, Pier View South, Tyson State Beach,...

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  • 8. Surfing

    There are miles of great surfing areas. I heard the best spots are Buccaneer Beach, both sides of pier, north and south jetties. You will see the surfers before...

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  • 9. Pier Fishing - Free

    Many counties or cities require a fishing license. Well, Oceanside does not require one on the pier. It is Free only on the pier, so you will see so many...

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  • 10. California Surf Museum

    This museum keeps alive the historical surfing artifacts and memorabilia. Some of the exhibits are temporary and some permanent. It was neat to see and...

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  • 11. Oceanside Pier

    This pier is the longest wooden pier on the west coast at 1,942 feet. The first was built 1888 down by Wisconsin street. Sadly a bad storm claimed it. It was...

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  • 12. Fishing for free!

    Even if you can't bring your fishing tackle, get a cheap setup at Walmart or any of the numerous local establishments. Go to the Oceanside Pier for some...

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  • 13. THE PIER

    As every important beach town Oceanside has a pier of course. I just love them for a walk out to the sea, to feel the wind and have a look onto the beach. So of...

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  • 14. THE BEACH!

    We stopped at this beach when we were surprised by blue skies and sunshine. It was wonderful there - there were surfers, seagulls, even squirrels we could...

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  • 15. The Ghetto Van sighting activity

    As you are driving through the beautiful streets (Mission Ave, by Bush St, for example) of Oceanside, take note of all of the pre-1985 econoline or gmac vans....

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  • 16. Beach bumming

    I have become a bit of connoisseur, so to speak, of beaches and the Oceanside/Carlsbad area has some of the nicest. Clean, flat, sandy , warm beaches with...

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  • 17. Antique Row - Shopping

    Leave the beach and discover the 600 block of Mission Avenue. On the south side there is Antiques on Mission, LLL Reptile, Used Paperbacks, the Collective...

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  • 18. Swim with the dolphins

    Sea World near San Diego offers time to swim with the dolphins. It is a bit pricey but I always wanted to be closer to these amazingcreatures. It ends up more...

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  • 19. Infectious happiness :-)

    Look at these two happy faces on my picture: Laurie-Jeanne (lauriejeanne) from Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Barry (spartan) living just in Oceanside - just...

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  • 20. Boats and yachts

    If you live far from any ocean, sea or larger lake (like me) you probably love to watch various larger and smaller boats and yachts. So, the Oceanside Marina is...

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  • 21. The Oceanside Harbor and Marina

    What does it mean marina? It's a small port that is used for pleasure rather than trade, often with hotels, restaurants and bars. Hmm... it seems that there is...

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  • 22. Visit Oceanside's Pier

    The historic Oceanside Pier is a prized community resource as well as a monument to its citizens' persistence in seeing that a pier remains a part of its...

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  • 23. Check out the Oceanside Harbor

    Oceanside's Harbor is a mecca for sportfishing, whale watching, boating and other water-oriented activities. The Marina inside the harbor has sloops ranging in...

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  • 24. Go to the Beach!

    Oceanside has a wide, sandy beach 3.5 miles long. The number of surfers present was a good indication that this is a good location for the sport. The beach was...

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  • 25. The Oceanside Pier

    The pier is quite large jutting into the Pacific Ocean. If you're walking along the coast you can't miss it. Half way down there are restrooms and a bait and...

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