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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Harbour / Marina
“Most sandy beach in Oceanside! You can rent kayaks or SUPs here. Stratford and Oceanside Broiler are our favorite restaurants at the harbor. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Point of Interest
“Boat and jet ski rentals. Sightseeing, restaurants, shopping, and if the conditions are right, SEA LIONS! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“SoCal's only tandem 13,000 ft. sky-dive experience with Pacific Ocean views. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Over looking O'side Harbor, this is a casual nautical-themed restaurant with a see-through fireplace. The foot of onion rings were a treat.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Good brewery and a really mellow vibe. Stop in at sunset and hang with all the skydivers when they get done with work across the street ... or just try some good beer!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“It's really close by. Nice little ocean-view picnic park with a short walking path around it. Good play ground for kids.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Rides go from 10 to 75 minutes for up to 3 passengers at a time, with views from Laguna Beach to downtown San Diego. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“Very beautiful view on a clear day and the Stain Glass is something special!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 2 locals recommend
Beach
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Enjoy boat, kayak or paddle boat rentals. Watch the sea lions & birds at play on the harbor during a scrumptious meal. Pick up local items at the many gifts shops. Don't miss the ice cream & sweets!”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“This base is 15 miles to the north along freeway 5. Need clearance to get in, some beautiful beaches on the base.”
  • 1 local recommends