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Oceanside Attractions

It's hardly surprising that so many tourists head back to Oceanside again and again. This alluring city is overflowing with amazing things to do. Whether you're fond of sightseeing or trying out more thrilling activities, you'll find it hard to be bored here.

Discover what makes Oceanside tick with some of the very best tours & day trips. Scroll through our 52 fun activities in Oceanside, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Oceanside with Kids

Oceanside is a superb place for a family escape. Bring the little ones along and try these top family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Oceanside

They say the best things in life are free. Make sure you explore the following around Oceanside:

Museum of Art - Crammed with exhibits and artifacts, this place is a wonderland for inquisitive minds.

Guajome County Park - Make this your first choice for a little fun during your stay.

Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base - Stop by this historic site and learn something about the cultural heritage of the region.

North County Model Railroad Society - Make room in your to-do list to visit this place of local importance.

Guajome County Park - Revitalize your mind and soul by spending a little time with Mother Nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Oceanside


If you're spending some time in Townsite, Oceanside Pier and Oceanside Harbor are top sights worth seeing.

South Oceanside

While visiting South Oceanside, you might make a stop by sights like Oceanside Beach and South Oceanside Beach.

Camp Pendleton South

Unique features of Camp Pendleton South include the seaside views and waterfront views. Make a stop by Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base or Oceanside Harbor while you're exploring the area.


Fire Mountain

While there might not be top attractions in Fire Mountain, you can explore the larger area and discover places like SoCal Sports Complex and Oceanside Beach.

Ivey Ranch - Rancho Del Oro

While visiting Ivey Ranch - Rancho Del Oro, you might make a stop by sights like SoCal Sports Complex and Mission San Luis Rey Church.

North Valley

North Valley might not have many top sights, but Mission San Luis Rey Church and SoCal Sports Complex are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Oceanside on a sunny day?

What to do in Oceanside on a rainy day?

If it's raining during your visit, dry off your umbrella and dive into a few of these excellent indoor activities:

Are there cheap things to do in Oceanside?

You can easily make your vacation budget go further with these exciting cheap tours and activities:

What can you do in Oceanside for free?

You'll barely have time to pull your wallet out of your pocket with so many wonderful free things to do:

  • Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base
  • Oceanside Pier
  • Oceanside Harbor
  • Museum of Art