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Oceanside, California

Oceanside
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  • Visit Oceanside: Events
    • California Surf Museum
      312 Pier View Way | Oceanside, CA | 92054
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      At a time when the historical roots of many beach communities are rapidly changing and/or disappearing, the California Surf Museum is preserving the strong link between the ocean and lifestyles of the … more
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    • Mission San Luis Rey
      4050 Mission Ave | Oceanside, CA | 92057
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      Mission San Luis Rey de Francia is the largest of the missions in California. Beautiful architecture and peaceful surroundings makes it a wonderful place to visit and hold an event.  … more
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    • Oceanside Museum of Art
      704 Pier View Way | Oceanside, CA | 92054
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      Oceanside Museum of Art is a cultural jewel located in downtown Oceanside. The museum presents more than twelve contemporary exhibitions each year from the region and around the world.  In addition to … more
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    • Sunset Markets
      Coast Highway and Pier View Way
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      A place where locals meet to dine and shop, the Sunset Market is a fun evening experience. Every Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., visitors enjoy live entertainment, a children's area and … more
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Oceanside travel guides

El Camino Real Award Hike for Cub Scouts from Mission San Luis Rey to Guajome Pk

El Camino Real Award Hike for Cub Scouts from San Luis Rey de Francia to Guajome is about 5.4 miles long and located near Oceanside, California.

The purpose of the El Camino Real Award is to...

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Oceanside overview

Oceanside is a seaside oasis of recreation and beautiful beaches. Centrally located between San Diego and Los Angeles, Oceanside is frequently referred to as “the hub of Southern California.” From here, it’s easy to access a variety of amusement parks and family activities such as Disneyland, Legoland, Sea World and the San Diego Zoo. If you’re looking to educate as well as entertain, you won’t be disappointed. Take your kids to visit Mission San Luis Rey. Founded in 1798, Mission San Luis is often called “The King of Missions” and includes picnic grounds and a gift shop in addition to a museum. Also check out the California Surf Museum or the Oceanside Museum of Art.

With more than six miles of frontal beach roads, Oceanside allows you to jog, bike or skate to your heart’s content. Bike the San Luis Rey River Biking trail or take part in private o group surf lessons from a local surf school. Get your sea legs on and check out one of the many boat rental companies for a trip out to sea you won’t soon forget – go deep sea fishing, diving or whale watching. For the golf lover, Oceanside is a veritable paradise! With six courses in or near Oceanside, you’re sure to find a public or private course to fit your game - try Oceanside Municipal Golf Course, Emerald Isle Golf Course or Pendleton Marine Golf Course.

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