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Families will love:

  • LEGOLAND California
  • The Flower Fields
  • Carlsbad State Beach

Most families flock to Carlsbad for LEGOLAND California, but did you know this SoCal city offers several other highlights, from a beach and seaside village to an interactive music museum and a fascinating field of flowers, entirely worthy of a trip? And did you know Carlsbad is just 30 minutes from San Diego, with easy, cheap access ... more
Most families flock to Carlsbad for LEGOLAND California, but did you know this SoCal city offers several other highlights, from a beach and seaside village to an interactive music museum and a fascinating field of flowers, entirely worthy of a trip? And did you know Carlsbad is just 30 minutes from San Diego, with easy, cheap access via The Coaster, which affords unparalleled views (also singly worthy of a ride, even if you have nowhere to go), to boot?

The coastal community, incorporated in 1952, essentially provides families with the opportunity to enjoy a multi-destination vacation of various sorts, from bucket-list theme park thrills to some of the best beaches in America. At the same time, many families visit the city without ever leaving during their vacation, and are still overly satisfied (and want to come back again and again).

If you want to go straight to LEGOLAND, however, by all means... Just visit our LEGOLAND California page for everything you need to know when planning your trip.

Written by Amanda Geronikos less

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