Oceanside is everything you think of when you consider a Southern California beach town. Centrally located on interstates 5, 78, and 76, this little slice of surfside heaven is the perfect location to be if a short and easy commute is what you’re looking for. As the northernmost city in San Diego county, you’re a close shot to San Clemente and the rest of Orange county, giving you the best of both worlds! Casual local beach living in 92054 includes sunsets at the pier and great local restaurants. Don’t forget to stop for some great shopping along the way. Might we suggest grabbing a snack at the local Farmers Market located by the Oceanside Museum of Art. Stop by Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen for a delicious bite or enjoy a sip of coffee at Revolution Roasters. A visit to Landmark Plant Co. is also a must for adding a touch of green to your life. Oceanside living is nothing short of paradise.
Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen
With all of your adventures waiting for you in Oceanside, you’re going to need to properly fuel up. Boasting a menu packed with flavorful American classics like pork belly, burgers (all organic and locally sourced), there’s vegan options too – Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen is the perfect place to begin or end any excursion.
Landmark Plant Co.
If you’ve got the itch to add a little more greenery to your life, Landmark Plant Co. is the place to start. Plant management can be a bit of a challenge, but the good people at Landmark Plant Co. give you a great starting point with their plant care workshops. Excellent at full-scale landscaping projects, Landmark Plant Co. helps you fully design and execute your own plant paradise.
Oceanside Pier is one of the most iconic and long-standing (initially constructed in 1888) landmarks in Southern California. Clocking in at 1,942 ft long, it is the largest wooden pier on the west coast. Fun facts aside, this is a place where you could spend many a day laughing and enjoying time with friends, family, or even as you fly solo. A prime spot to fish, watch surf competitions, or soak up the sun – Oceanside Pier is the perfect place to get the best of what Oceanside has to offer.
Harbor Beach / Oceanside Harbor
Harbor Beach is the largest beach in Oceanside, but it also acts as a natural progression point to Oceanside Harbor. Start up a volleyball game or paddle out to ride the waves, this beach is ready to accommodate it all. Then take a few steps down the shore to Oceanside Harbor, where you’ll get the opportunity to truly enjoy an aquatic adventure. Spend the day on the water deep-sea fishing or whale watching, zip around on a paddleboat, or enjoy some time on dry land exploring Harbor Village.
The folks over at Revolutionary Roasters understand that everyone needs a caffeinated pick me up from time to time. What’s better than a curated coffee experience? Nothing. From French Press to Drip Brew, you’re guaranteed to get just the right kick to start your day. The goal is to revolutionize the way people experience their daily coffee by offering a top-shelf selection.
Sea Hive Marketplace
Sea Hive Marketplace lets you shop till you drop! Coming in with just over 13,000 sq. ft. of space, this indoor market is the mecca of unique finds. Open daily, Sea Hive Marketplace has a little bit of everything. Light fixtures, rugs, jewelry, and custom art pieces are just a few things that you could pick up on a trip. Every second Saturday of the month, they take their wares outside to host the Vintage & Makers Market. It shines a special spotlight on local creators, giving you even more of an opportunity to grab some goodies that are truly one of a kind.