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Carlsbad Convention and Visitor Information

400 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2301
+1 760-434-6093
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In 1907 railroad station

Average visitor center in interesting old building. Usual maps, attractions, etc. In heart of town... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
via mobile
very helpful

I didn't visit here, but called beforehand to find out the best way to get to San Diego for a day... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2016
Beaufort, NC
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Be sure to stop off at this visitor center for brochures, maps, hotel, beach and surf information to take advantage of all this charming town has to offer.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jan 2017
“In 1907 railroad station”
30 Mar 2016
“very helpful”
400 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2301
+1 760-434-6093
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Average visitor center in interesting old building. Usual maps, attractions, etc. In heart of town has its own free small parking lot. Open on Sundays until 3 PM.

Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I didn't visit here, but called beforehand to find out the best way to get to San Diego for a day visit. The lady there told me about the Coaster commuter train, which turned out to be enjoyable as well as convenient & inexpensive.

Thank BeaufortJane
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The two ladies we spoke with were very helpful in helping us with finding things to do. They were very familiar with the area and were able to point us in the right direction. The were unable to answer my question about a picture that...More

Thank carpitt
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We found this service to be helpful and show all there is to see and do in Carlsbad. We were visiting for Legoland but saw so much more. The shopping is great too!

1  Thank Melina v
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The lady who served us here was very helpful in suggesting a couple of things for us to do. We took her advice on a couple of things and were happy we did.

Thank jenny w
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This is a delightful place to get local information about all sorts of activities and events in Carlsbad and the surrounding area. It's located in an old Santa Fe railroad depot which also features local historical information. The morning we stopped in, the volunteers were...More

Thank robynwimmer1
Reviewed 8 January 2015

It is an old train station (circa 1880's) and is worth the visit, even if you do not need any info. The structure harkens back to a much earlier time and stands in stark contrast to the modern station just a few feet up the...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Located in an old Sante Fe train depot right in The Village, a wonderful volunteer assisted us in some great locations and ideas. Knowing that we were there for the week, she suggested near farmer’s markets and events as well. Stop for maps and advice,...More

1  Thank beeedell
Reviewed 13 August 2013

The staff at the Carlsbad Visitor Center gave us some good information about Carisbad. They are located in an old train station building which is worth your time and its right downtown. If you got the time you might like to take the Coster train,...More

2  Thank Gene G
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Very helpful and cheery people to help you at the old train depot in Carlsbad Village. They know just what to suggest and are very helpful. I'm glad they're there.

3  Thank apandaoside
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