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All things to do » Things to do

Sal Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve
Sal Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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San Elijo State Beach Campground
San Elijo State Beach Campground
Attraction type: Beaches
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Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens(Encinitas)
Attraction type: Gardens
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Carlsbad State Beach
Carlsbad State Beach(Carlsbad)
This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also draws surfers and skin divers to the water and runners and cyclists to the boulevard bordering the beach.
Attraction type: Beaches
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Moonlight Beach
Moonlight Beach(Encinitas)
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

V.G. Donut & Bakery
V.G. Donut & Bakery
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Seaside Market
Seaside Market
Cuisines: American, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Pacific Coast Grill
Pacific Coast Grill
Price:
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sushi
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pipes Cafe
Pipes Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana
Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
3.0 of 5
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
$135 - $243
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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
3.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
$126 - $295
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Econo Lodge Moonlight Beach
2.0 of 5
Econo Lodge Moonlight Beach
$76 - $169
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Encinitas
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

West Inn & Suites Carlsbad
3.0 of 5
West Inn & Suites Carlsbad
$174 - $250
Ranked #1 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
4.0 of 5
Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
$150 - $368
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in San Marcos
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Rancho Valencia
5.0 of 5
Rancho Valencia
$620 - $1,626
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rancho Santa Fe
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
$361 - $598
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
5.0 of 5
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
$295 - $506
Ranked #4 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
4.5 of 5
Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
$225 - $381
Ranked #10 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.