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Lazy Beach Day

Oceanside makes the perfect beach day getaway.

You can truly make it a Daycation filled with time on the sand, a stroll on the pier or exploring Oceanside Harbor. Here are some tips and places to go.

Oceanside Beach

Enjoy this amazing Southern California shoreline and the feeling of the sand between your toes. There are three miles of shoreline just waiting for you to build sandcastles, go for a swim, watch dolphins play or sun-bathe on the sand.

Restaurants worth trying
Breakwater Brewing Company
Hello Betty

Getting here
An easy half-mile walk from the Oceanside Transit Center

Oceanside Harbor

The harbor is quietly tucked away from the downtown area and a considered a hidden gem by locals. Here you can rent paddle boards, start a whale watching tour, enjoy lunch at a local seafood restaurant or simply wander the shops.

Restaurants worth trying
Oceanside Broiler
Stratford at the Harbor

Getting here
It’s a two-mile walk to the harbor or easy ride with Uber or Lyft.

Oceanside Pier

One of the most captured spots in Oceanside on Instagram. This very picturesque spot is the longest over-water wooden pier on the West Coast measuring 1,942 feet. Come here for a selfie or watch the surfers, fisherman casting their lines or hang out with the pelicans.

Restaurant worth trying
Hello Betty

Getting here
It’s an easy half-mile walk from the station to the pier

Getting Around

Oceanside is easy to explore on foot. There’s so much to do within walking distance you can keep yourself entertained...especially for a beach day.

Train schedules

When planning your Daycation to Oceanside we recommend checking the Metrolink train schedule.