6 KID-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES
1 BEACH DAY A day at the beach is a must! Ride the waves on a boogie board and bring
buckets for a sand castle competition.
End the day with the perfect evening
treat: delicious and gooey s’mores.
2 RIDE A SURREY Ready. Set. Go! Gather the family and go for a ride along The Strand in a
surrey from Wheel Fun Rentals. Ring the
bell and wave to passers-by as you cruise
3 CHOO! CHOO! Children are invited to run and operate model trains with experienced volunteers
during the weekly Trains for Kids event
at the North County Model Railroad
Museum, located within Heritage Park.
4 WHALE WATCHING Dolphin and whale watching tours leave daily from Oceanside Harbor.
Each trip is narrated by an expert captain,
who will get you up close and personal
with marine wildlife.
5 A LEARNING VACATION Don’t let the learning stop just because you are on vacation. Oceanside is home
to a variety of arts and cultural venues that
provide a fun and educational experience
for the entire family; suggestions include the
Buena Vista Lagoon Nature Center, the
California Surf Museum, Mission San Luis
Rey, and the Oceanside Museum of Art.
6 SURF LESSONS Feel like a local when you take a surf lesson with one of our resident instructors.
Private lessons and weekly summer camps
Buena Vista Lagoon
Wheel Fun Rentals