California Surf Museum
It's easy to spend an hour in this heartfelt museum of surf artifacts, from a timeline of surfing history to surf-themed art and a...
Surfers can rent equipment here.
Oceanside Museum of Art
This museum underwent a recent revamp and it now stands at an impressive 16,000 sq ft in a modernist, white shell. There are about 10...
This midpriced '50s-style diner has good burgers and milkshakes, big breakfasts and a full bar. Yes, it’s a chain, but it’s right at the...
Oceanside Pier information
This wooden pier extends more than 1900ft out to sea. Bait-and-tackle shops rent poles to the many anglers who line its wooden fences. Two major surf competitions – the West Coast Pro-Am and the National Scholastic Surf Association (NSSA) – take place near the pier each June.