Oceanside is a unique coastal city in California. It's known for its palm tree lined Harbor Beach and nearby Oceanside Harbor, with its marina and Cape Cod esque shops. To the south, the long Oceanside Pier juts into the Pacific Ocean. Read More...
Oceanside’s most popular attractions, oceanfront homes and the sandy beaches for which Oceanside is so well known. Here is where you will find the Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside Pier, Oceanside Harbor, the California Surf Museum that traces the sport's history with a surfboard collection and exhibits on famous surfers, and some of the best beaches in North County. It is also home to popular local hangouts – like the Beach Break Café – and to many of Oceanside’s community events and street fairs.
Bikers, walkers, runners and dog lovers will also be happy to know that the San Luis Rey River Trail begins in Townsite and offers a relatively flat, paved trail that runs along the San Luis Rey River for more than seven miles to College Bridge.
For everyday errands and casual dining out, all of the major chains are represented either in the neighborhood or just a short drive away, but folks who live in Townsite are also given some great opportunities to shop local by supporting local artisans and locally owned stores, restaurants and farms.
The Thursday morning Farmers Market and Thursday evening Sunset Market, both located along Pier View Way, are popular open-air markets where you can grab a bite to eat while you browse the booths offering up crafts, fresh produce, prepackaged foods and other local products. There are also plenty of mom and pop shops, locally owned salons, quaint eateries, surf shops, bait shops and other small businesses mixed in among the recognizable names along Coast Highway and in the blocks between the beach and Interstate 5. The Beach Break Café, in particular, is one of the most popular hangouts in Oceanside, and many locals consider this the best place in town to grab breakfast.
The Oceanside Pier, which is the longest wooden pier on the entire west coast, it's a popular place to fish, watch surfers or take a romantic stroll hand in hand as you enjoy the vibrant beach atmosphere.
The Cape Cod-style Oceanside Harbor and Harbor Village are must-see North County attractions. In the Harbor Village, visitors will find shops selling all of the things you would expect to find, such as beach gear, Nautical-themed goods, and Oceanside souvenirs. There are also eateries where you can enjoy the views while dining on seafood or grabbing a cup of coffee at a seaside coffee shop. The Harbor also hosts a variety of activities like paddle boarding, canoeing, and boat rentals.
A variety of home options are available in this neighborhood making it an option for prospective homebuyers looking for upscale, oceanfront homes, as well as those looking for affordable townhouses or trendy lofts.
If you want to live in a community where there is always something to do and the commitment to balancing modern conveniences with preserving history is apparent, you should definitely consider looking for your next dream home in Oceanside’s Townsite neighborhood
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