Legoland California | Things to Do in San Diego | Near Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

Legoland California

Family Fun in Carlsbad

The Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel is uniquely located less than a mile from the beach and less than one mile from LEGOLAND®.

LEGOLAND® California has more than 60 rides, shows and attractions dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12, including the new LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride. Inside LEGOLAND®, you can enter a world of knights and princesses to conquer the Dragon Coaster. Kids can drive their own cars at Driving School. Make new friends at LEGO Friends Heartlake City. SEA LIFE Aquarium is your child’s first interactive guide to the life of the sea, combining active hands-on learning with fascinating educational talks, and up close encounters with sea creatures including zebra sharks, spotted eagle rays and Pacific seahorses. LEGOLAND® Water Park is a splash-filled, interactive fun time for the entire family, including the one-of-a-kind Build-A-Raft river, where everyone floats on their own custom-built LEGO® raft. Visit the LEGO Legends of CHIMA™ Water Park featuring the Lion Temple Wave Pool, Crocodile Swamp and interactive Build-a-Boat.

New & Not to Miss Activities


The world's first LEGO® City of San Diego is now open and featuring the best landmarks, iconic structures, and historical buildings, created in LEGO form with more than 5 million bricks 

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LEGO® NINJAGO® Training Camp

Test your ninja skills in the ultimate ninja training camp, featuring interactive play areas filled with slides, obstacles and even Master Wu's sailing ship! 

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Red, White & BOOM!

Join in on this star spangled celebration with fireworks, meet and greets, and all american fun. Perfect for kids of all ages!

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SEA LIFE Aquarium

An interactive guide to the life of the sea

Combine active hands-on learning with fascinating educational talks and up close encounters. Plus, don't miss Sea at Night where you can walk, jump and “splash” in a simulated bioluminescent tide.