Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views

Here's the REAL scoop on living in Carlsbad ~ beaches, things to do, places to eat, community events, and of course neighborhoods, homes and the Carlsbad real estate market in general, including surrounding communities like Encinitas, Cardiff, San Marcos, Oceanside, Solana Beach and Del Mar.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Carlsbad CA

10 Things You Might Not Know About Carlsbad CA

 

Here are some things visitors, and even residents, might not know about Carlsbad, the Village by the Sea. Any surprises?

 

Carlsbad was named for the 19th century European spa called Karlsbad. There were mineral springs there very similar to the ones found in Carlsbad.

 

Alt Karlsbad Haus in down town Carlsbad VillageYou can buy mineral water at the Alt Karlsbad Haus in Carlsbad Village on Carlsbad Boulevard (the Coast Road/Route 101). Bring your own bottle

 

There are 7 miles of coastline (and beaches)

 

The population of Carlsbad is around 109,000 in 39 square miles

 

 

 

We have 25 parks; the newest and most elaborate is Alga Norte Community Park in La Costa

 

There are 3 Carlsbad lagoons – from south to north, Batiquitos (bordering Encinitas), Agua Hedionda, and Buena Vista (bordering Oceanside)

 

The Museum of Making Music is a wonderful place to spend a few hours, learn about the history of music, and experience a wide variety of instruments

 

3 different school districts serve Carlsbad kids – Carlsbad, San Marcos and Encinitas

 

There are dozens of peacocks wandering around the Leo Carrillo Historic Ranch Park, formerly the hacienda/ranch of famed TV and movie star, Leo Carrillo. The white one is named Jack Frost

 

The Carlsbad Aquafarm, at the Agua Hedionda lagoon since 1990, raises Pacific oysters, Mediterranean Blue Mussels, and Ogo and sells to wholesalers only, including Whole Foods

 

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5 commentsJeff Dowler CRS • December 22 2014 08:51AM
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