Carlsbad Vacation: Coronavirus Information
Most Carlsbad hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.
For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Carlsbad trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).
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Carlsbad Beach Vacation
Escape the stresses of everyday life and let your mind, body and soul completely relax on your Carlsbad vacation. There's nothing more rejuvenating than the smell of fresh salt air and the sound of waves crashing onto the shore. Organize your trip to Carlsbad the quick and easy way by locking in one of our Carlsbad packages. Many tourists opt to spend their nights near Carlsbad State Beach, a local highlight just 4 miles (7 km) from the city center.
Things You Should Know About Carlsbad
- Listening to the hypnotic sounds of waves is one of life's little pleasures. See what you can find among our Carlsbad beach hotels and get ready to switch into vacation mode.
- Lots of travelers also choose to spend their getaway in private vacation homes here. North Shore 4 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms Home and 1045 Laguna Drive Home 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Home are a few options that'll make your stay comfortable.
- Otherwise, let one of our All-Inclusive hotels in Carlsbad look after all the little details. That means more time for you to concentrate on the important task of kicking back and chilling out.
- Carlsbad, population 113,500, is popular for loads of reasons. Get a few sightseeing tips on our Carlsbad things to do page.
- Legoland California is one major sight you can't miss here. For plenty of other popular travel plan ideas, check out our Carlsbad vacation deals.
What are the advantages of a road trip to Carlsbad?
There’s nothing quite like a Carlsbad road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Carlsbad or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Carlsbad packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.
How to plan a road trip to Carlsbad?
Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals in Carlsbad and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.
What to do on a road trip to Carlsbad?
When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Carlsbad. You can book all the road trip activities on your Carlsbad wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.
How to rent a car for a road trip?
For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Carlsbad. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.