Carlsbad activities, tickets and more

Food, Wine & Nightlife

Carlsbad Village 3-Hour Food and Walking Tour

This Carlsbad village tour features 8-9 mouth-watering food samplings at unique eateries with insightful historical, architectural and cultural presentations! Enjoy Carlsbad's specialty foods, including the now famous cinnamon rolls from Cafe Topes! Learn about the history of California wines while sipping some of the local favorites. The goal is to entice your taste buds and stimulate your mind with the sights, flavors and way of life in Carlsbad.Come and experience Carlsbad Village of the past while listening to stories about some of its architectural jewels. Knowledgeable guides will share some of the interesting facts about the village in the early days. The Village is steeped with history, and this experience will be an insider's view of old and new Carlsbad. This tour helps you slow down and explore Carlsbad’s off-the-beaten-path areas, culture and foodie fun.
$59
3 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Indulgence Food Tour

Our Indulgence Food Tour will allow you to indulge yourself at our newest & tastiest eateries in town. • Satisfy your hunger during our Carlsbad walking tour as we make stops to 8 new eateries. Come hungry to experience a gratification of desire • Cuisine from all over the world comes together to create a tasting experience that is unlike any other food extravaganza, indulge yourself. • The food on this tour is enough to provide lunch for most people, so bring your appetite! Enjoy tasting the best food in Carlsbad. • Can't decide which place to go to for lunch? Try them all and see for yourself what Carlsbad's food scene is all about. A taste of Carlsbad. • The Indulgence Food Tour is great for local natives and tourists interested in exploring their inner foodie. 
$59
3 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Admission to Museum of Making Music

Founded in 1998 and opened to the public in March 2000, the Museum celebrates the music products industry’s rich history from 1900 to today. Through unique exhibitions, vibrant and varied live music performances, and innovative educational programs, the Museum shares the accomplishments and impact of the people who make, sell, and use musical instruments and products.
$10
2 hours
Kid Friendly

Oceanside Indoor Skydiving Experience

Feel the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of an airplane. It's true! Head to iFLY Oceanside near Carlsbad, a premier indoor skydiving facility powered by a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel. After a training session, you'll experience free-fall conditions with the help of an instructor. No experience is necessary, and afterward, you can take home a personalized flight certificate.
$80
1.25 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Scenic Carlsbad Bike Tour with Lunch

Enjoy your next trip to the San Diego area with a guided bike tour! These two tour options offer scenic routes through Carlsbad, Leucadia, Encinitas, Cardiff-by-the Sea, Solana Beach and Del Mar with great local food and drinks.
$85
7.5 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

The Dalai Lama Tour (electric bikes)

Cruise through the sunshine in beautiful Carlsbad on a half-day small-group guided electric bike tour. This popular tour allows you to ride alongside the historic Highway 101 which hugs the Pacific Ocean, cycle through the small towns of Encinitas and Leucadia, and take a stroll through the Self-Realization Meditation Gardens known for it's picturesque and calming scenery. Tour is limited to a maximum of 5 people and includes use of a bicycle, helmet, and bottled water.
$85
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

3 hour electric bike rental

You will pick up the electric bikes at our store and receive brief training and directions on where you can go on this self guided ride.  Then you will enjoy riding an electric bike along the coastline in Carlsbad for 3 hours.  Check out the surfers and the waves crashing on the beach.  The bike lane parallels the beach for approximately 6 miles and then continues through the quaint little towns.  There are plenty of places to stop along with way and sit on the beach, shop or get a bite to eat.
$38
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Historical Walking Tours of Carlsbad Village

  This  iconic beach town, located in North San Diego County, fully embraces California's laid back, “life’s a beach” mantra.  Join us with an experienced personal tour guide on a 90 minute walking tour through history, beginning in the 1880s through today, to experience the evolution of this quirky and unique community. Enjoy scintillating stories, amusing anecdotes, and tales of some of the eccentric and wonderful personalities that helped shape the Village into the charming beachside community that it is today. Learn about the history of the famous alkaline mineral water, the founding fathers of Carlsbad, and the decades of depression , agricultural era, and highlights of the grand hotels. You might even hear a ghost story or two!Along the way, we will introduce you to some of our favorite hot-spots, restaurants, and other exceptional local businesses located in the communities today.  We can’t wait to explore with you!
$29
1.5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Historical Walking tours of Downtown Encinitas

This iconic beach town, located in North San Diego County, fully embraces California’s laid back, “life’s a beach” mantra.  Join us with an experienced personal tour guide on a 90 minute walking tour through history, beginning in the 1880s through today, to experience the evolution of this quirky unique community. Enjoy scintillating stories, amusing anecdotes, and tales of some of the eccentric and wonderful personalities that helped shape Encinitas  into the charming beachside town that it  is today.  You might even hear about our amazing history of poinsettias, visit some the famous boat houses, and learn about the most famous surfing celebrities and surfing spots that shape our community.Along the way, we will introduce you to some of our favorite hot-spots, restaurants, and other exceptional local businesses located in the communities today.  We can’t wait to explore with you!
$29
1.5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Vista, CA

Operation City Quest is an open world scavenger hunt, in which you use your smartphone along with a remote guide to seek out 150+ items including monuments, statues, and unique points of interest.  Challenges and trivia from your guide makes Operation City Quest fun for the whole family. This downtown adventure game is played for two hours while walking about 2 miles.
$10
2 hours