Coastal California living doesn't get any more laid back and relaxed than the lifestyle to be found in the downtown Carlsbad area. Residents can enjoy sun-drenched days at the beach and a variety of outdoor activities, as well as a wide range of shops and boutiques for an afternoon of shopping fun. For even more fun, dine at one of the delicious restaurants, or grab that special someone and dance the night away at one of the many popular night spots. With all that Carlsbad has to offer, maybe its time to see what the North County area has to offer you. 

Surf, Sand, and Water

Downtown Carlsbad living means experiencing the beauty of the Pacific Ocean every single day. Residents and guests enjoy the opportunity to pursue a wide variety of water sports, including fishing, surfing, body boarding, kayaking, stand-up paddling, fishing and more. Ranked as one of the top ten best beaches, Carlsbad State Beach is a family friendly beach offering comfortable accommodations, entertainment, and quality dining options, all served up on soft sandy beaches, perfect for sunbathing or beach volleyball with friends. 

Shopping from Boutiques to Farmer's Markets and Beyond

Downtown Carlsbad, and in particular, Carlsbad Village offers shopping choices sure to please. A haven for artists and antique enthusiasts alike, residents and guests can enjoy searching for just the right piece of original artwork or an antique treasure that could become your next family heirloom. Even shopping for food is easy, thanks to an abundant supply of locally grown produce available at the State Street Farmer's Market each Wednesday. 

Nightlife and Entertainment

Nightlife in Carlsbad offers a chance to enjoy a variety of local cover bands, such as the ones to be found at the popular Coyote Grill. For those who want to see a show, the historic Carlsbad Village Theater, where legendary actress Clara Bow performed way back in February of 1927, offers a steady line up of popular plays to enjoy. No matter what you want to do for fun, downtown Carlsbad delivers!

Divine Dining 

If you love to enjoy new dishes and sample a wide range of culturally-inspired meals, you will love the multitude of dining choices to be had in downtown Carlsbad. From the traditional tacos and burritos,  compliments of Cessy's and Senor Grubby's, to Vigilucci's popular pasta, seafood, or steaks, the variety of flavors and choices are always fresh and exciting. Other popular spots for dining include Campfire, Relm Wine Bistro,  or choose the casual atmosphere of the Pizza Port, 83 Degrees or a new comer to the area, Barrel Republic. 

Outdoor Living

The coastal lifestyle could not be complete without the many opportunities offered throughout the downtown Carlsbad area. Perhaps a lovely walk along the beach sounds inviting? Or an afternoon riding bikes with the family along the boardwalk? If you hanker for something a bit more structured and competitive, you will welcome the opportunity to compete in the annual half and full marathons or even a triathlon. 

If this introduction to Carlsbad has you hungry for more, why not take a moment to call on The Lund Team today. A family owned, full service real estate company, The Lund Team takes pride in helping families just like yours achieve their housing goals in and around the Carlsbad area. Call us today and get ready to enjoy all that coastal California living can offer. 

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