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Carlsbad Travel Guide

Located in between San Diego and Los Angeles, Carlsbad, California is a lively beach town buzzing with activities. Home to Legoland parks and resorts, kids of all ages will be excited plan a visit. The Legoland Park features over 60 rides and thrills, shows, a water park, and an aquarium for the whole family to enjoy.

Things to Do in Carlsbad

While in town, check out some of Carlsbad’s beaches. South Carlsbad State Beach is the best in the city, with a protected coastline, soft white sand, and picturesque views of the Pacific. Music lover? Check out the Museum of Making Music, dedicated to the history and production of musical instruments throughout history. Foodies will love the Carlsbad Food Tour taking you through the Carlsbad Village, stopping at the best eateries the town has to offer.

Locals in Carlsbad tend to be welcoming and friendly, and they tend to keep their city clean.

Best Time to Visit Carlsbad

Winters along the water can get chilly, so plan your trip between March and October to get the best of Southern California’s weather.

Price and Availability Index in Carlsbad

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Carlsbad is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Carlsbad is in the high season in July. Carlsbad has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Carlsbad tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Carlsbad tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Carlsbad

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carlsbad. The warmest months in Carlsbad are March and April, when temperatures reach 106 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 34 ˚F. The wettest month in Carlsbad is January with 4.26 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.01 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Carlsbad

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 1802 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Carlsbad ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Carlsbad is available at $null per night. The average price of accommodation in is $355 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Carlsbad can pick from 922 places to stay that provide WiFi. 72 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 160 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Carlsbad, you'll want to pick from 865 places to stay that provide parking. 217 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 246 pet-friendly places to stay in Carlsbad, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Carlsbad, including 548 places to stay from Airbnb, 336 accommodations from VRBO and 61 places to stay from Homeaway

990 accommodations in Carlsbad have been reviewed: 51% are rated excellent or good. 629 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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