Carlsbad sits on a 7-mile stretch of Pacific coastline 35 miles north of the city of San Diego. Referred to as "The Village by the Sea" by locals, the city is a tourist destination. The city's estimated 2014 population was 112,299.
The perfectly mild climate offers a variety of unique events and activities every season. Amazing beaches, beautiful lagoons for fishing, bird-watching and nature trail hikes and easy access to all of Southern California's best destinations are some of the charms of living here.