Oceanside, San Diego's North Shore, is a classic California beach community with its warm sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village complete with unlimited water sports and recreation. Offering a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle, visitors still experience the casual spirit that made Southern California's beach culture legendary. The Gateway to San Diego, Oceanside is also central to Southern California's famous attractions including LEGOLAND California, SeaWorld, Disneyland, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. With its year round sunny climate, and average temperature of 70 degrees, Oceanside's weather has been rated by USA Today as the second most ideal climate in the United States, and the fifth most ideal weather in the world!
"Welcome to Oceanside!" is what you will hear when you enter our charming center... The California Welcome Center- Oceanside assists visitors from all over the country and from all around the world. With just one stop, visitors can find: - Local, Regional and State Maps - Visitor Guides - Purchase Discount Tickets to Major Attractions - Make Hotel Reservations - Shop For The Perfect Souvenir We receive more than 100,000 visitors each year, and fortunately we have a fantastic group of volunteers who generously donate their time in order to keep the Welcome Center open 7 days a week.