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Beaches, surfers & military boys, this California beach town is a located right next door to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. The main drag in Oceanside features restaurants, surf shops, furniture dealers & used car lots. The beaches are sandy & filled with folks during summer months. The large marina is home to many yachts, plus a great place for a beach bon fire. Oceanside pier is the longest wooden pier (1954') on the west coast.
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elevation: 47' population: 176,193 zip code: 92054


very developed city w/ beaches & residential areas

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San Diego County
N of Carlsbad
on Interstate 5




  • biking
  • camping
  • Mission San Luis Rey
  • marina
  • San Luis Rey River
  • surfing
  • skating
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • fishing pier
  • beach bon fires
  • watercraft rentals
  • sailing
  • boating
  • kayaking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Palomar Mountain State Park
  • Cleveland National Forest
  • Mission San Luis Rey
  • Buena Vista Lagoon
  • California Surf Museum
  • Oceanside Museum of Art
  • Oceanside Harbor
  • Buena Vista Audubon
  • oceanside campgrounds

    San Onofre State Beach
    South Carlsbad State Beach
    Palomar Mountain State Park
    Guajome Regional Park
    Oceanside RV Park

    tent camping

    Southern California Coastal town with strong military presence; Camp Pendleton military base next door. Plenty lodging, dining & beaches in the area. Beaches and a big fishing pier are the main attraction.

    nearby towns:
    San Clemente
    San Marcos
    local links:

    City of Oceanside
    300 North Coast Hwy. Oceanside, CA 92054

    Pala Indians
    Historic Oceanside CA
    Camp Pendleton Marine Base
    California Welcome Center
    Oceanside Long Board Surfing Club
    California Surf Museum
    Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
    Trader Joe's
    USMC Camp Pendleton Marine Base

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