Surf’s up in Oceanside, the largest town in San Diego’s North County. It’s emerged from the shadow of the nearby Camp Pendleton marine corps base to become a coastal destination in its own right. Aside from the timeless allure of sandy beaches and waves, you’ll now find a slew of next-gen restaurants and bars dotting the downtown area, as well as quirky sights such as the California Surf Museum and the Oceanside Museum of Art. Plus, big-time family attractions like Legoland and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are just a quick drive away. Ready to give it a go? Let us show you the best beach hotels to stay in Oceanside.