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Carlsbad Flower Fields

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Address: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-431-0352
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Description: Fifty acres of visual splendor, located on a hillside overlooking the...
Fifty acres of visual splendor, located on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, make this one of the most beautiful sites on the West Coast. Also on the site are special nurseries, gardens and an award-winning Rose Garden.
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Feast for your eyes!

Purchased a $12 ticket, well worth the price for the views. Did not spend the extra $5 for the tractor ride, enjoyed walking the fields more. The flower fields in Carlsbad has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Purchased a $12 ticket, well worth the price for the views. Did not spend the extra $5 for the tractor ride, enjoyed walking the fields more. The flower fields in Carlsbad has an amazing array of colorful ranunculus. Recommend the sweet pea maze for some childish fun.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The fields had only just started blooming for the year when we visited in March, but they were already amazingly beautiful! This is a lovely place to spend a sunny afternoon. I took a zillion photos and you will, too! The colors are spectacular. We hadn't planned on taking the little ride up to the fields, but it turns out... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We went to see the flower fields in Carlsbad last Sunday. It was awesome to see the rainbow of ranunculus. The tickets were $12.00 per person....perhaps a bit steep considering that the price does not include going on the tractor ride. There are small platforms that go out in to each color of flower so that you can get close... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are open from early March to mid-May. This, of course, is when the flowers are in bloom. The flowers are arranged in rainbow-like long rows that lead your eye to the Pacific Ocean in the distance. The display is very impressive and a great place to take pictures. In addition to the poppy fields,... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We spent a day going to the Fields, looking at them, and then heading home. We walked and took transportatio from downtown San Diego. That may have been a mistake as we did arrive tired. Still it was not difficult and the train ride was fun along he coast. There was a bit of a walk and then we found... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I had heard so much about the Carlsbad Flower Fields, and on this splendid day, decided to visit them. To be fair, I was pretty worn out from great round of golf at the Crossings at Carlsbad, but wanted to see the fields. The colors were magnificent, and the fields so well tended. It was very crowded with so many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful and breathtaking :) Visit on around first week of April to see the flowers in full bloom! No worries about bee stings since I believe these flowers were bred to not attract insects. The rows showcase different colors of flowers which is a nice background for photos. There's also activities to do here like the pea maze... i just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We visited early on a weekday in spring when the crowds were absent, the flowers at or near their best, and the weather perfect. The site is on a hillside that slopes towards the distant Pacific Ocean. An Olde World style windmill sits below and further away stands the tall chimney of a massive water desalination plant. The fields are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

The flowers are so beautiful, besides the Ranunculas, there are roses and all kinds of other blooming plants. Enjoyed the Poinsettia display and the Artists Garden. There was a tractor ride through the fields, which was great for my handicapped Husband. Would have been nice to be able to ride more than one time, hard to appreciate the flowers and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

The flowers were beautiful. But the price to get in on top of all the other additional charges is a bit much. You are not allowed to enter the flower fields, which is understandable. Not sure it's worth the $12 per adult and $6 per child. Plus $5 each if you want to ride the tractor.

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