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Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

5420 Grand Pacific Drive · Carlsbad, California 92008 USA

Family-Friendly Accommodations


Take your family on a one-of-a-kind adventure at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Our hotel offers a private entrance to LEGOLAND® California Resort, as well as a waterslide, kid's activity center and easy access to Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.



SEA LIFE® Aquarium

Educate your children on the life of underwater creatures at the nearby SEA LIFE® Aquarium. Here, you'll find a seamless blend of hands-on learning experiences with informational lessons and real-life, up-close encounters with the animals themselves. Any ticket to LEGOLAND® California Resort can be upgraded to include admission to the aquarium for only $25.


The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

Exclusively open in the spring, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch showcase over 55 acres of ranunculus and specialty flowers. There's more to see than just the fields, however, as you'll also find tractor-driven wagon rides, a greenhouse with cymbidium orchids and a 300-by-170-foot American flag made out of red, white and blue petunias. With constant events, it's always easy to find arts and crafts, food trucks and musical guests. Additionally, travelers of all ages will love their antique tractor wagon rides, sweet pea maze and gemstone mining.

Agua Hedionda Lagoon

Sometimes referred to as Carlsbad Lagoon, Agua Hedionda Lagoon offers a year-round setting for a day of kayaking, boating, wakeboarding and fishing. In actuality, this saltwater wetland and water shed is composed of three separate lagoons of varying sizes. Located on the east end of the lagoon is the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center, a 3,800-square-foot nature center promoting the historical and environmental significance of the lagoon.


LEGOLAND® California Resort

LEGOLAND® California Resort is turning twenty and we have great ways for everyone to join the celebration. Party in DUPLO® Playtown. Experience LEGO® City 4D Movie: Officer in Pursuit. Dive into the LEGO CITY: Deep Sea Adventure or go-behind-the-scenes at THE LEGO MOVIE™ 2. Enjoy over 60 rides, shows and attractions including the SEA LIFE aquarium, LEGOLAND Water Parks and two on-site hotels. Book your tickets online at



San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Spanning 1,800 acres, San Diego Zoo Safari Park boasts 2,600 animals, hailing from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and North and South America, living in free-range exhibits. You won't want to miss the exciting experiences, such as the Africa Tram which gives you a more personal view of these exotic animals. For a bit of excitement, visit the Jungle Ropes Safari or Flightline Safari to venture through a thrilling ropes course or soar above the exhibits on a zipline, all while gazing down at the magnificent animals below.

Carlsbad Beaches

Soak up the sun at one of the city's gorgeous beaches. Sitting on seven miles of coastline, Carlsbad is home to five beaches, giving you plenty of options when deciding how to spend your day. Terramar Beach offers a secluded hideaway, perfect for surfboarding. Perhaps the best spot for families and children, Tamarack State Beach is home to countless activities and amenities, including surfing, scuba diving, camping, hiking, restrooms and picnic tables.

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