Carlsbad idyllically sits away from the crowds of larger cities – yet is easily accessible via a short, 30-minute drive from San Diego International Airport.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is served by all major airlines, offers nonstop service to more than 70 destinations and has rental car and shuttle service, making access to Southern California easy.
Three miles southeast of Carlsbad, McClellan-Palomar Airport is a convenient gateway to the area. There are daily flights to and from Los Angeles, while also serving the general aviation community, corporate aircraft and commercial services.
Did you know some of Carlsbad’s most unique experiences come from its storied charms? With its small population, our destination is able to easily maintain its gorgeous open spaces while providing unmatched amenities and attractions.
Play the greens of the championship courses at Aviara and La Costa or The Crossings, which is recognized by Golf Magazine. Hike the rugged terrain around extinct volcano Mount Calavera. Appease your inner child at LEGOLAND California or the SeaLife Aquarium. Ramble through 50 acres of spectacular blooming flowers at the Flower Fields of Carlsbad Ranch. Take advantage of the coastal setting on a scenic bi-plane ride, kayak a lagoon, stroll the beach or go on an off-shore excursion.