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4 Things to Do in Carlsbad CA This Thanksgiving

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4 Things to Do in Carlsbad CA This Thanksgiving

If you’re planning a holiday trip to Carlsbad, there are plenty of things for you and your family and friends to do while you’re in town. From enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal to spending some time on the beach, you’ll love spending this holiday in southern California. Here are 4 things to do in Carlsbad CA this Thanksgiving:

1. Enjoy a Thanksgiving Meal at Chandler’s

Just because you’re out of town for the holidays doesn’t mean you have to miss that delicious, traditional Thanksgiving meal. From the stuffing to the turkey, there are plenty of restaurants in the area that are serving up incredible Thanksgiving meals. We recommend checking out Chandler’s Oceanfront Dining for all your holiday food needs. Every year, Chandler’s hosts a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner, complete with fan-favorite dishes like greens and turkey, as well as seaside specialities like the crab crusted local catch. Make sure you make your reservation in advance!

2. Spend the Day in San Diego

zooIf you’re looking for a little adventure, hop in the car and drive 30 minutes down the road to spend the day in beautiful San Diego California. Here, you can find award-winning attractions like the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Qualcomm Stadium and San Diego Wild Animal Park. If you’re bringing little ones with you, they will love all that this area has to offer, especially if they are a fan of animals. From the pandas at the zoo to the dolphin shows in SeaWorld, you’ll get to experience wildlife from all over the world, right in the heart of the city.

3. Do Some Early Christmas Shopping

We all love taking some time to celebrate Thanksgiving, but with Christmas right around the corner, it’s never too early to do some shopping. Luckily for you, the Carlsbad Premium Outlets are less than 5 miles away from our beachfront hotel. With so many stores and options, shopping is definitely one of the best things to do in Carlsbad CA. The Premium Outlets have over 85 designer and name-brand stores, making this the perfect place to do your Christmas shopping. While you’re there, make sure to pick up one or two fun items for yourself!

4. Take a Walk on the Beach

beachfront vacation rental carlsbadIt may be November, but the California temperatures are still in the high 60’s during the day, making for the perfect weather for some time on the beach. Step right outside our hotel and take a stroll by the ocean for sunrise or sunset. It isn’t quite time to layer up in sweaters and coats so enjoy the warmth of the sunshine and sand beneath your feet while the weather is still pleasant. You can even watch the waves from your private balcony while soaking in the sunshine after your walk.

Now that you know a few of the things to do in Carlsbad CA this Thanksgiving, you can begin planning your holiday getaway. Ready to book your trip? Browse all our rooms in our beachside hotel and find the one that works best for you! We look forward to seeing you!


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