Carlsbad,incorporated in 1952, is a coastal midsize city with population of 104,652 at San Diego's North County region of Southern California. Carlsbad is located 87 miles (140 km) south of Los Angeles and 35 miles (56 km) north of downtown San Diego. Carlsbad is one of the wealthiest communities with high standard of living in California and in the United States with high property value of $612,200 and high median family income of $81,468. The city is mainly known for shopping, tourism, high-tech industry, and resort living.
Attractions in the area include:
- Theme Park: Legoland
- Museum: Museum of Making Music, Sea Life Aquarium
- Garden: The Flower Fields
- Lagoon: Agua Hedionda Lagoon, Batiquitos Lagoon, Buena Vista Lagoon, Carlsbad Lagoon.
- Shopping: Carlsbad Premium Outlets