As the name suggests, Oceanside, CA, located at the southern gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base, is a quite Californian ocean side town.
The town's main attractions include the 1,900 feet long historic Oceanside Pier which is the West Coast's longest wooden pier, Oceanside Harbor and the Mission San Luis Rey de Francia founded in 1798.
Other popular attractions in and around Oceanside include miles of smooth white beach, a choice of 18 challenging golf courses located within 30 minutes and Legoland, the newest amusement park built in the United States, only 10 minutes away.
Hotels in Oceanside, CA cater both to tourists touring the Southland and to temporary visitors to Camp Pendleton. Prices are affordable and most lodging facilities offer extended stay accommodations and suites.