Within a 10-minute drive
Things to do in Carlsbad, CA
Park Hyatt Aviara is an easy, ten-minute drive from many exciting attractions in Carlsbad, California. Play, explore, skate, learn and get into the spirit of San Diego!
LEGOLAND California Resort is exciting family play park with 60 rides, interactive attractions, shows and a water park made from millions of LEGO bricks. Dig for fossils on Dino Island, enjoy a swashbuckling adventure at Pirate Shores, explore the Land of Adventure, and rescue the queen at Castle Hill. Venture into the wilds of Africa and see giraffes, zebras, and lions made of LEGO® bricks or blast water cannons on the high seas on the Pirate Reef.
The Flower Field at Carlsbad
This 50 acres of extraordinary color, better known as The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch®, is in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean and offers a special nursery, garden, and gift shop by Armstrong Garden Centers in addition to festivals throughout the season.
Carlsbad Premium Outlets
Enjoy upscale shopping with impressive savings at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, featuring 90 stores and a myriad of dining spots in an attractive outdoor setting just north of San Diego. Enjoy shopping at Banana Republic, Barneys New York, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan, Crate and Barrel, Juicy Couture, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, Theory, and Tommy Hilfiger. Click here to visit the Carlsbad Premium Outlets.
K1 Speed Indoor Racing
Experience the thrill of wheel-to-wheel racing in high-performance Italian karts. K1Speed is the largest indoor kart racing facility on the American West Coast.
Magdalena Ecke YMCA Skate Park
The skate park includes a street course with quarter pipes, bank ramps, a 13-foot vertical ramp, and a keyhole pool for skateboarding and blading, as well as a "tot lot" for smaller children.
Museum of Making Music
The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad is an interactive adventure tells the story of the innovations that shaped American popular music. Visitors can see, hear and interact with a century of instruments and musical history.