Anchored by historic Highway 101, this stretch of California coastline has some of the best surfing anywhere in California, and a laid-back, SoCal vibe all its own. Here you’ll find plenty of dining options and shopping opportunities including the Cedros Avenue Design District, the Carlsbad Premium Outlets, several upscale malls and unique, local boutiques. Coastal North County has everything from five-star fare at Addison to authentic traditional Mexican food, along with craft brew tasting rooms, urban wineries, and seaside watering holes. If you’re looking for outdoor adventures in San Diego, the north region has plenty. From hiking and horseback riding in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve and stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking in Carlsbad Lagoon, to biking along the coast, or sport fishing, whale watching or surfing, from La Jolla to Oceanside outdoor enthusiasts are sure to be entertained.The North County Coastal region is also home to some of San Diego’s top attractions, including Legoland California, SeaLife Aquarium and Legoland Water Park, the Flower fields at Carlsbad, and the Del Mar Fairgrounds host to the Del Mar Fair from mid-June to early July, followed by the Del Mar horse Racing. There’s also the San Diego Botanical Garden for a look at native flora and fauna. At the Eastern border of North County, you’ll find the San Diego zoo, Safari Park, Las Vegas style Indian Casino Gaming and plenty of great wineries and local breweries.