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“Beautiful !!”

Carlsbad Flower Fields
Ranked #7 of 74 things to do in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fifty acres of visual splendor, located on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, make this one of the most beautiful sites on the West Coast. Also on the site are special nurseries, gardens and an award-winning Rose Garden.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to bask in color and see the beauty of nature, come here. 50 acres of flowers. Lots of walking. Up and down. There s a video area, a kids playground, a sluicing place to find ‘gems’, a sweet pea maze, wagon ride and much more. Lots of photo ops. They have a refreshment stand that serves wonderful caramel apple shakes and delicious strawberry shortcake sundaes with whipped cream, caramel, chocolate and sprinkles.

1  Thank Karen O
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"tractor ride"
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"full bloom"
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"beautiful flowers"
in 59 reviews
"american flag"
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"sweet pea maze"
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"different colors"
in 19 reviews
"acres and acres"
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"vibrant colors"
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"garden shop"
in 9 reviews
"rows and rows"
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"sight to behold"
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"palomar airport road"
in 9 reviews
"outlet mall"
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"rose garden"
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"bring your camera"
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"take pictures"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My teenage daughter loved the photo ops, we spent an hour getting the right pics - she was very excited and it seems like a lot other young people had the same idea.

April is a great time to visit - everything is in bloom. Would have been a 5, but $16 entrance fee per person seemed a little high.

Thank JPollock311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we went on Opening Day March 1, so only 10% of their 50 acres of Ranunculus Flowers were in bloom: and thus it was 1/2 price!

it was a long walk to the field that was in bloom, or take a $5 wagon ride. there were workers picking the flowers, grown for sale. the flower fields were beautiful!!! at the entrance, there are birds, rose gardens and snapdragon gardens. orchid greenhouse and children's playground too.

Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in So Cal all my life. I live just down the street from the flower fields. People come from all over to visit the fields. They are pretty to see, however. The parking is horrific, it just clutters the entire area, not a great experience for families to small children. They do not put up anything really for the kids, they need to add some things to do to make the experience better. Add some areas in the fields so people can sit and take photos. Props of some kind would be great. You can also view the fields from Armada Street, just off Lego Land Drive. It is a beautiful view at sunset and it is free from the street. There is a mile boardwalk with benches to view. Perfect for lil ones to take a scooter ,

3  Thank Angela G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great destination for family and visiting friends. Lots of things to do, often live music, tractor rides, and exceptional scenery.

Thank davebrucewhite
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