From a bustling restaurant scene to an endless list of family-friendly activities, Oceanside, California is quickly becoming a top Southern California destination.

Check out the top things to do in this charming beach community, all just minutes from Southern California Beach Club:

California Welcome Center, Oceanside

Stop by the California Welcome Center, Visit Oceanside where you can pick up discounted tickets to your favorite SoCal amusements and get tips on where to go in Oceanside from the passionate team of volunteers ready to make your vacation epic!

Mission San Luis Rey

The largest of all the 21 California missions, this is a great cultural spot to check out, including visiting the onsite museum where you can learn why this mission is known as the “King of the Missions” and also why it’s named after French king, Louis IX!

Heritage Park Village Museum 

Nestled in the hills of historic Oceanside and walking distance from the San Luis Rey Mission, Heritage Park has an idyllic gazebo and features original buildings, including the city’s first General Store, the Blacksmith Shop & Livery Stable, and the old city Jail.

California Surf Museum

Experience the California Surf Museum and its dedication to preserving SoCal surf culture. Check out exhibits that highlight the evolution of surfing plus featured exhibits like surfing in Vietnam and Billabong’s salute to the surfers who’ve surfed Pipeline!

Oceanside Museum Of Art

The Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) is considered a local leader of arts and culture. With several highly-praised contemporary art exhibitions along with classes, concerts, and more, you’ll find something for everyone to enjoy at this iconic art museum.

Oceanside Harbor Village

Home to dozens of oceanfront restaurants and shops plus fishing, sea life tours, boat and bike rentals, and much more, the Oceanside Harbor Village is a local gem and an absolute must-see if you’re staying in the area.

After all the local Oceanside fun, chill out at Southern California Beach Club, located right on the beach in the Oceanside Harbor.