"Welcome to Oceanside!" is what you will hear when you enter this charming visitor center.
The California Welcome Center in Oceanside assists residents and visitors from around the world, sharing insider tips on the best things to do while visiting the region.
With just one stop, visitors can find:
- Complimentary Brochures
- Local, Regional and State Maps
- Visitor Guides
- Purchase Discount Tickets to Major Southern California Attractions
- Make Hotel Reservations
- And Shop For The Perfect Souvenir
Guests to the visitor center are assisted by a fantastic group of local experts who generously volunteer their time in order to keep the Welcome Center open 7 days a week.
Stop by and say hello the next time that you are in town!
The California Welcome Center Oceanside is conveniently located off of the 5 Freeway and Highway 76 in Oceanside, CA (North County San Diego).
Perfectly situated between metropolitan San Diego and Los Angeles, Oceanside is a quintessential California coastal escape that includes wide sandy beaches, a quaint New England-style harbor, historic wooden pier and charming bungalow neighborhoods. O’side (as locals affectionately call it) is a destination of discovery where visitors can explore everything from California history at the “King of Missions” to surf culture at the California Surf Museum and awe-inspiring sea life through exciting ocean adventures. This playful and fun destination thrives on taking recreation to the next level and boasts world-class surfing, skateboarding, bike riding, boating and even skydiving. A flourishing food and craft beer scene reflects Oceanside’s creative and entrepreneurial spirit, as do exciting arts and culture programs that highlight the city’s history, diversity and friendly, laid-back attitude. Classically charming, eclectic, and always genuine, Oceanside is an ideal place to stay and a true O’riginal.
Toll-Free: (800) 350-7873
*Closed Holidays: New Year's Eve
New Year's Day
and Christmas Day.
** Hours of operation are subject to change without notice.
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