Oceanside is one of California’s leading coastal cities popular for its multiple identities. The city has a palm-dotted beach, a harbor for your shopping experience, and several museums to display its heritage. It has the perfect weather for you to be outside. From watching marine wildlife to exploring seawater, here’s how to spend your vacation in Oceanside.
Adventure Seeker’s Journey to Oceanside
The perfect way to introduce yourself to California is by visiting the Oceanside Pier. It is a 1943-foot structure that has been around since the late 19th century. The pier is regarded as one of the city’s most significant landmarks. Unlike with other adventures, a visit to this pier requires little to no effort. It is accessible by road and rail. On your first day in this majestic city, you will need something more relaxing as you prepare for the adventure ahead. No place offers such convenience as the Oceanside Pier. It is the place to be to enjoy stunning views of the ocean. Watching surfers battle it out against the currents of the sea is among the exciting experiences that await you here. Bird watching is also part of the package with no extra costs attached.
Spend a Day at the California Surf Museum
Having spent the first day of your adventure admiring the sea from the pier, it is time for you to be more practical. The highlight of the day will be visiting the legendary California Surf Museum. California has a culture of preserving its heritage and this museum is part of it. This city in particular has an incredible surf culture that is well-documented in the museum. This facility is open each day of the week from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Within the facility are multiple exhibits of Oceanside’s skate and surf culture. California is known for producing some of the world’s leading surfers and all their stories are documented here. It is the place to be if you wish to begin your surfing journey. Also, there is a gift shop in the museum for you to grab some souvenirs for your home on your way out.
Explore the Vast Sea at Oceanside Harbor Beach
Beach days in Oceanside are exactly what you would expect them to be. The shining sun of summer creates the perfect weather for you to be outside. Just like it happens everywhere else in the world, Oceanside Harbor Beach is a place to sunbathe and enjoy the relaxing weather. It is the place to be to explore the exciting activities of the sea. From simple activities like swimming to more challenging ones like snorkeling, you are in for an entertaining adventure in Oceanside. Boating and kayaking are other fun activities that cannot miss on your to-do list. The Oceanside Harbor is more than just a beach. It is also the place for you to be to explore marine wildlife. The warmer waters of the Oceanside Sea have a high number of whales, especially in the summer months. These creatures are also easy to spot at other times of the year though not in huge numbers. Dolphins are also popular. In short, your experience at Oceanside Harbor Beach also doubles up as a marine wildlife adventure.
Shop at the Oceanside Harbor Village
The final day of your adventure in Oceanside is all about shopping. There is no way you are coming to Oceanside and leaving without some key souvenirs. Within Oceanside Harbor is a unique village that allows you to shop luxuriously as you enjoy all the other activities the area has to offer. It is among the few places in the world where you can shop as you paddle-board and explore fishing as a sport. This village is home to multiple unique shops for you to explore. Away from the sea is the downtown part of the city where the farmers market is located. If you have cravings for fresh produce or want to interact with the locals more, this is the place to be.
Book Your Oceanside Rental Today
Oceanside is a luxurious tourist destination that calls for high-end vacation rentals to match the experience. At the center of your stay in Oceanside is The Brick Hotel. Founded in 1888, this hotel harbors the same heritage spirit as other features of the city. Our proximity to the sea plays to your advantage as a vacationer. Our properties are more than just a hotel. We also have restaurants in our midst for your food and cocktail needs. Also, we are an event-friendly setting perfect for destination weddings and other celebrations. Get in touch today to reserve your space.