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Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort - Things To Do
3075 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008     www.carlsbadinn.com     (760) 434-7020
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LEGOLAND® California Resort
LEGOLAND® California Resort now has over 50 super rides, shows and attractions for the whole family! Now Showing - "Bob the Builder™ In 4-D: Bob the Builder and the Roller Coaster" is showing exclusively to LEGOLAND Parks worldwide and is running several times each day the Park is open in the LEGO® Show Place Theater. Enjoy the rides, shows, and attractions, whether you're taking a journey in the Land of Adventure's all-terrain roadster, experiencing the thrills of Coastersaurus, or splashing with the AQUAZONE Wave Racers.

LEGOLAND® California Resort features the world's first and only LEGOLAND Water Park. The imagination really flows at this interactive, splash-filled, fun time for the entire family. The centerpiece of the Water Park is a 45-foot-tall tower designed to immerse children in the creative world of LEGO®.

SEA LIFE™ Aquarium
** New Theme Park located next to LEGOLAND® California Resort **
SEA LIFE™ Aquarium is an educational and interactive dynamic experience focusing on a child's voyage to the depths of the oceans, presenting the wonders of the underwater world to them in a way specially designed for their understanding.

Balboa Park
Balboa Park is a marvelous place to spend family time together. Discover art treasures from around the world, ancient fossils, and rare animals. Play with interactive science exhibits. View displays of rare aircraft, sports memorabilia, photography, model trains, folk art, and ancient mummies. Take in the many theatrical events, puppet shows, and dance and music performances. During May and June, Balboa Park presents a free concert and outdoor film series, along with many special events and performances perfect for sultry summer evenings.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute
Birch Aquarium is San Diego’s largest oceanographic museum. The aquarium provides programs that feature animal encounters, hands-on-activities, and creative crafts related to ocean themes. Children learn about ocean conservation and marine life while picking up new skills. The aquarium’s tanks display marine habitats from the frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of the Caribbean and Mexico.

Del Mar Race Track
Place a bet for horse racing at the famous seaside racetrack started in the 1930's by actor/singer Bing Crosby. The racetrack has gained the distinction as North America's number one track in terms of attendance for more than a decade.

Disney's California Adventure
Opened in 2001, Disney's California Adventure (DCA) sits on 55 acres of the previous 100-acre Disneyland parking lot. This separate attraction is perfect for the entire family. If you are visiting Southern California, most of our resorts are centrally located between Los Angeles and San Diego, just 60 minutes south of Disneyland.

Enjoy the charm of Main Street, U.S.A. and the fun of Mickey's Toontown. Explore eight spectacular "lands" of wonder and delight. Set your imagination free in the Magic Kingdom. where life is a fairy tale and dreams really do come true. Come celebrate the spirit of giving at the famous Disneyland parks! With new experiences and entertainment to enhance any occasion, ask yourself, "What will you celebrate?"

The Flower Fields®
Take yourself to an extraordinary place and wander through the Flower Fields. Spend a few hours appreciating the 50 acres of riotous color on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with a garden, nursery, and gift shop, and special events throughout the year. For more than six decades, the gorgeous hills of Carlsbad have been an awe-inspiring display of natural beauty and color.

Gaslamp Quarter
This festive area is filled with sidewalk cafes, music nightclubs, artist exhibits, microbreweries, and late-night dancing. Stores and galleries of every type fill the 16 square-block district. You’ll want to leave plenty of time to see it all.

Harbor Excursion
San Diego Harbor Excursion is the most established San Diego cruise company on the bay. They offer professionally narrated fun and educational tours of San Diego Bay. Vessels feature indoor and outside seating, sun decks, as well as food and beverages from the on-board galley. Harbor excursions run daily, year-round. Also available is a dinner cruise and a whale-watching excursion to see the annual migration of the mammoth California Gray.

Julian is a lovely mountain getaway in the scenic Cuyamaca Mountains, just an hour from San Diego. You’ll go back in time to the days of Julian's beginnings during the 1870s gold rush. See where gold was discovered, shop in stores housed in historic buildings (some dating back to the 1870s), sample Julian's famous apple pies and apple cider, hike and picnic amid oaks and pines, or ride down Main Street in a horse-drawn carriage.

Knott's Berry Farm
Although it was once a berry farm, it’s now 160 acres of rides, shows, and unique attractions. Make sure to experience GhostRider, the world's best wooden roller coaster; Supreme Scream, 30-stories up, three seconds down; and the high-octane thrill of Xcelerator, rated the world's best launch coaster, sending riders to 80 mph in 2.3 seconds. For a different sort of fun, visit the home of the famous PEANUTS gang at Camp Snoopy.

Mission Bay Park
Mission Bay Park is Southern California’s biggest natural tourist attraction. The Park features hotels, restaurants, marinas, sport fishing, shopping, and the world-renown SeaWorld. Mission Bay features 19 miles of sandy beaches with designated swimming areas in eight locations. In addition, Mission Bay Park provides areas for your choice of park recreation or water activity, including fishing, water skiing, sailing, softball, volleyball, kite-flying, horseshoes, and more.

Oceanside Pier
Over ¼ mile in length, Oceanside Pier is one of the largest piers on the west coast. Ruby's 50's-style diner is located at the end of the pier. No license is required to fish from the pier, and fishing equipment rentals are available. On a clear day, you'll be able to see La Jolla, the Coronado Islands, and Catalina Island.

Padres Baseball at Petco Park
PETCO Park combines baseball’s best sight lines with spectacular vistas of San Diego. Located at the center of the regional transportation system, PETCO Park is easily accessible by bus, trolley, or car.

Renaissance Faire
The Center for Creative History brings you back in history to spend the day in festive celebration. The annual San Diego Renaissance Faire has been called "The best weekend event in San Diego!"

San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo has more than 800 animal species represented among its 4,000 individual animal residents. The Zoo’s animals, as well as its huge plant collection, are acknowledged as one of the world’s finest. Also check out the nightly entertainment of music and dancing in the Park's Heart of Africa. Several attractions have extended hours, including the animal shows and Dino Mountain.

San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park
The animals wander freely in native-style surroundings in this 2,100-acre preserve. Observe the animals and exotic plants on a monorail or strolling pathway.

SeaWorld® San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego cares for one of the largest collections of marine life in the world. Enjoy the many shows, rides, attractions and tours that have been thrilling more than 100 million guests since 1964.

The Wave Waterpark
The Wave Waterpark is the only wave facility of its kind in the San Diego area. Take on the challenge of the Flowrider or the thrill of the water slides. Or let the kids splash in the children's activity area.

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