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Outlet Shopping Extravaganza from Anaheim
"Enjoy a day of outlet shopping at one of Southern California's largest outlet shopping malls! Your friendly driver will take care of everything - just sit back and relax as you drive along the beautiful coast of San Clemente to Carlsbad just north of San Diego.Many stores and designers await you including BCBG Coach Cole Hahn Jimmy Choo Michael Kors and many more! Spend the entire day shopping for bargains on clothing
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"Southern California CityPASS: Disneyland Resort
Southern California CityPASS"Disneyland® Park Disneyland Park is the happiest place on earth! Filled with memories imagination and eight different but ever-so magical lands! from Fantasyland to Adventureland and Tomorrowland to Frontierland there is much to see and even more to do! Your 3-day Park Hopper includes one to Magic Morning admission
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LEGOLAND® California
"Head to LEGOLAND California for a fun day of exploring thrilling rides and imagination-stimulating games among a range of attractions that fill a 128-acre (52-hectare) site!Visit Explorer Island where you can travel through a prehistoric jungle o climb and slide.Little kids can build with large soft play bricks at DUPLO Playtown making forts or small hideaways from squishy LEGO bricks. Take to the high seas at Pirate Shores a pirate-themed splash park that features six water rides including Splash Battle Soak ’N Sail and a water course with LEGO boats!Be sure to save time for Miniland USA which showcases incredible LEGO art. Marvel at large-scale LEGO models that represent eight regions in the USA and are made from more 20 million LEGO bricks! Examine the New York section
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The Flower Fields

In recent years it has become popular to drive up north from San Diego to see the vibrant rows of color created at The Flower Fields. More than 200,000 people visit the fields each year, from early March through early May. The Flower Field changed owners about ten years ago and have added a special nursery garden, a gift shop and there are festivals of one kind or another throughout the blooming season.

Children are welcome to run through the rows of flowers as their parents stroll along enjoying the beauty of nature.

Ranunculus known as Tecolote is the flower that started it all and now they have added other lovely varieties to the mix.

There is an admission charge:
$7.00 for Adults
$6.00 for Seniors 60+
$4.00 for Children 3 - 10
Children 2 and under are Free.

If you are a flower lover and intend to visit The Flower Fields while in the San Diego area, take a look at their web site for more useful information.

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The Carlsbad Flower Fields

Take yourself out of the ordinary and spend a few hours in one of nature's wonders. A place where kids can run and adults can linger (50 acres of extraordinary color in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean). For over sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The flowers are in bloom from March through early May. This annual burst of color, which has become part of the area's local heritage, is also one of nature's official ways of announcing the arrival of spring here in Southern California.

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Mar 29, 2008

The Ranunculus Flower Fields of Carlsbad

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, the magical place where our 50-plus acres of coastal farmland each spring turns into a hillside rainbow painted with the vibrant colors of millions of Giant Tecolote Ranuculus.

From March 12 to May 8. Admission gates are open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. After April 2, the Flower Fields gates are open until 6 p.m. The fields remain open one hour after admission gates close. If it's raining -- it can happen -- the fields will remain open as long as it is safe for visitors to walk along the pathways.

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Getting to Carlsbad Flower Fields


2832 State St., Carlsbad, CA 92008


  • Sunday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 18:00
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