The Village by the Sea
Carlsbad known as “The Village by the Sea,” offers the charm of a European town with the conveniences of a large city. As you wander streets lined with specialty stores, boutique clothing shops, and sidewalk cafes, you’ll soon discover much more, including miles of coastline, beautiful flower gardens and world-class resorts.
With a perfectly mild climate, each season offers a variety of unique events and activities, from street fairs, farmers markets to art walks. Steps away head to the uncrowded beaches for swimming, sunbathing and surfing as well as beautiful lagoons for fishing, bird-watching and nature trail hikes.
Venture further to discover the unique destinations of LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE Aquarium or the nearby attractions of San Diego and Los Angeles.
Having only 103,000 residents, the city Carlsbad has also been able to maintain it gorgeous open spaces, while providing a friendly small-town atmosphere and unmatched amenities.
Carlsbad Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Carlsbad, CA. It has 11,428 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1.
Carlsbad has 5 district beaches... you'll find a beach that's perfect for hiking, biking, diving, surfing, birdwatching, rock hunting and more.
Or maybe just quiet stroll where stress rolls off your shoulders like the waves roll upon the shore.
Over the years, Carlsbad has maintained its vast, beautiful outdoor spaces so that they may be enjoyed by bikers, kayakers, fishers, bird-watchers and other guests. Home to an extensive trail system that ranges from leisurely to strenuous, you’ll find open hills, covered paths, expansive beaches and quiet lagoons.
Arts & Culture
Home to one of the largest one-day festivals in the nation, Carlsbad Village Street Faire. Carlsbad's wide variety of arts and culture offer a constant influx of creativity and inspiration. Whether your tastes lie in fine arts, live concerts, classic cars or craft beers, Carlsbad is never short on amazing experiences.
Carlsbad is home to many major attractions in southern California including LEGOLAND® California Resort, SEA LIFE Aquarium®, The seasonal Flower Fields, K1 Speed and more! You’ll find all the fun and adventure you need right here in Carlsbad.