Known as “The Village by the Sea,” the city of Carlsbad offers the charm of a European town with the conveniences of a large city. As you wander streets lined with antique stores, boutique shops and sidewalk cafes, you’ll soon discover much more, including miles of coastline, beautiful flower gardens and world-class shopping.
With a perfectly mild climate, each season offers a variety of unique events and activities, from street fairs to art walks. Steps away sit clean, uncrowded beaches for swimming, sunbathing and surfing as well as beautiful lagoons for fishing, bird-watching and nature trail hikes.
Whether a spectator or a participant, Carlsbad hosts a variety of athletic events for all to enjoy. From short runs to marathons, as well as one of the world’s longest running triathlons, the whole community comes out in support. And with unmatched venues and weather, Carlsbad has also become home to several professional golf and tennis tournaments.
Having only 103,000 residents, the city Carlsbad has also been able to maintain it gorgeous open spaces, while providing a friendly small-town atmosphere and unmatched amenities.