Oceanside is a true SoCal beach town with a tangible laid-back vibe, amazing year-round weather, gorgeous beaches, and a charming harbor. Located between San Diego and Los Angeles, Oceanside is an adventurous, playful, and diverse destination that values personal expression and originality.

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Top Adventures in Oceanside

Stand Up Paddleboard the Oceanside Harbor

Bike or Skate the Strand

1 mi / 0 ft gain

Catch a Sunset at Oceanside Pier


Surf Fish at Oceanside Pier


Surf the South Jetty, Oceanside Harbor


Kayak the Oceanside Harbor

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Oceanside, California

O’side (as locals affectionately call it) is a destination of discovery where you can explore everything from awe-inspiring sea life through exciting ocean adventures, California history at the “King of Missions,” and surf culture at the California Surf Museum. As a playful and diverse destination, we value personal expression and originality, inviting you to play in a real SoCal beach town and Respect the O’riginals.

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Oceanside camping, hotels, and more

Oceanside, California

Oceanside Getaway w/ Pacific Views, Large Backyard

From $301/night

Oceanside, California

Charming Oceanside Getaway, Alfresco Dining

From $180/night

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New Listing! Beach Retreat w/ Backyard Oasis

From $143/night

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Studio by The Strand | Fenced Yard | Walk Downtown

From $79/night

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Updated Home & Studio | Walk to Beach & Downtown

From $205/night

Oceanside, California

Stylish Retreat | Walk to Beach, Downtown & Strand

From $138/night

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