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, Sea World and the San Diego Zoo.
Carlsbad is an affluent seaside resort city occupying a 7-mile (11 km) stretch of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California. It is bordered by two lagoons, Buena Vista and Batiquitos, on the north and south, respectively. It is the Home of Legoland California. Other site of interest in this community includes, Flower Fields of Carlsbad Ranch, Carlsbad Skatepark, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad Village Farmers' Market, The Carlsbad Premium Outlets and the Leo Carrillo Ranch.
Encinitas is located in northern San Diego County, about 26 miles north of San Diego and about 95 miles south of Los Angeles. Recently named among the 20 best surf towns in the world by National Geographic, Encinitas, Ca. wears its surf history proudly. Also, largest single industry in Encinitas today is the growing of ornamental flowers; in particular poinsettias. Now, Encinitas boasts attractions which highlight its main industry.
Cardiff-by-the-Sea usually referred to as Cardiff, is a beach community located in Encinitas, bordering Solana Beach to the south in San Diego County, California. The Pacific Ocean is to the west of Cardiff, Encinitas on its east and north, and a beach and lagoon on its south. With a population of under 12,000. Cardiff is also home to the Cardiff Kook - a surfer statue which has been much criticized as a parody of California’s iconic sport.