Oceanside's largest beach, Harbor Beach offers a variety of activities from surfing to volleyball at the northern most point along Oceanside's coast. If a beach is judged by nothing more than the quality of the sand between the breakers and the street, Oceanside's Harbor Beach may be the best beach in the county. Of course, there's more than sand on your mind when choosing a beach, and Harbor Beach scores well in most categories.
California Surf Museum
The California Surf Museum serves as an international repository and resource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing through capturing, preserving, and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for the education and enjoyment of future generations.
Oceanside Museum of Art
To educate and inspire the public through a diverse range of engaging exhibitions and programs that connect people with regional, as well as national and global artists and artforms of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Old Mission San Luis Rey De Francia
A National Historic Landmark - Museum: The Museum is open for self-guided tours daily it houses exhibits relating to the colorful history of Mission San Luis Rey de Francia. Its collections include artifacts from Native American, Spanish Mission, Mexican Secularization, and American Military periods. - Historic Church (available for weddings) - Old Mission Cemetery - Overnight and day retreats/workshops - Old Mission Gift Shop.
Buena Vista Audubon Society & Nature Center
The Audubon Nature Center is open 6 days a week with trained docents providing guided nature walks and classroom programs. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
MainStreet Oceanside's Sunset Market Thursday Evenings 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm all year 'round. - Farmers Market - Live Music - Food Court - Kid's Zone.
Parks & Recreation
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