Carlsbad is known for its great weather, world-class resorts, family attractions, golf, beautiful beaches and lagoons, and diverse business community. Located in north San Diego County Carlsbad’s 100,000 residents enjoy over seven miles of Pacific beach and coastline. With an abundance of activities, Carlsbad is where to go for fun!
Its 42 square miles includes 25 parks, 45 miles of hiking trails, five 18-hole golf courses, and beachside camping on the Carlsbad State Beach. Residents and visitors enjoy Carlsbad’s many attractions such as LEGOLAND California, SEA LIFE Aquarium, the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, Carlsbad Annual Music Festival, Leo Carrillo Ranch, and the Museum of Making Music.
Carlsbad boasts diverse neighborhoods ranging from the planned communities of La Costa and Aviara to the downtown Village, the Barrio and what is known as Olde Carlsbad. The latter was the first part of Carlsbad to be settled and it features homes that range from 1950’s cottages and bungalows to elegant mansions on the hill overlooking the ocean. Hosp Grove, a grove of trees relatively untouched by development and now designated by the city for recreational use, is located in the northwest quadrant, along with the Buena Vista and Agua Hedionda Lagoon. The resort community of La Costa is home to the world-famous Omni La Costa Resort & Spa while Aviara is home to the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort and Four Seasons timeshares which border the Batiquitos Lagoon trail.