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Carlsbad Village

Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-6093
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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in Carlsbad
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Downtown Carlsbad offers antique and curio stores, lots of good eating places and a great place to cool off after spending hours on the nearby beach.
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Great places here. Plenty of places to fulfill all of your needs. Warm Atmosphere. Will visit here again in the future.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

One great thing about Carlsbad is how close everything is. The Village is a wonderful place to shop, eat, drink, or just people watch. Lots of little local shops and speciality store. A must stop for anyone visiting.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Small enough that you can walk everywhere, lots of restaurants and bars, live music and the beach is a block away. Family friendly and I feel very safe.

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Beaumont, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Everything is within walking distance of any hotel in Carlsbad Village area. Large variety of food stops, shops and specialty stores for day or evening entertainment.

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Escondido, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lots of restaurants to choose from. All walking distance from Ocean Palms Resort. Coyote Bar and Grill offers day and night entrainment on wknds, family friendly during daylight hours, live music from local bands. Dancing. Great food and drinks.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I grew up in the area and I still love coming to the Village to stroll around and eat at my favorite restaurants. They have a farmers market as well on state street .

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Phoenix, Arizona
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161 reviews 161 reviews
26 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Very quaint, very comprehensive collection of shops and eateries and not just your surfer/tourist stuff; you get a real sense of community here. Our meals were excellent and everything was walkable from the hotel. Great city planning!

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Glendale, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Clean fun beach, great surf, dolphins playing in the surf close to the beach. Too bad we lost our camera here. Spend as much time as you can on the beach, bring lots of sunscreen, great place.

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great area to go to dinner and walk around. The only negative is parking is quite limited. Best bet is to park over at the train station and walk back. The area caters to both locals and tourist crowd. I loved that they have open air movies in one of the small parking lots on Thursday nights in the summer.... More

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Bethlehem, PA, USA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Nice shops and good restaurants. Not too crowded for a beach town. Easy to drive or walk around. Clean.

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