Visiting The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch is a Southern California spring tradition! Locals and tourists alike travel to see the fields full of flowers each spring, and it’s easy to see why this is a beloved tradition. Here’s why you should take the drive out to Carlsbad and trade the beach for blooms!
What are The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch?
California is lucky to have many beautiful flower fields, but the ones in Carlsbad are some of the most beautiful! Here, you’ll discover nearly 50 acres of flowers in full bloom–blossoms as far as the eye can see! Get lost in the beauty of the blooms while you wander the fields overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
What else can I do?
There’s more than just fields of flowers to enjoy here! Some other activities at The Flower Fields include:
- A fragrant sweet pea maze
- Antique tractor tours
- Orchid and Pointsettia displays
- Pick your own blueberries in the 2-acre field
When can I see the flowers?
The Flower Fields is open from 9am – 6pm through May 9th. If you’re looking for a Mother’s Day activity, this is perfect! Or, simply go to enjoy the flowers and other activities.
Do I need tickets?
Yes. The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch requires guests to purchase advance tickets and make online reservations. Weekends are busy and fill up quickly and weekdays are less crowded. You can get your tickets online here.
Have you ever been to see The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch?
Now is the perfect time to go; the flowers are currently at peak bloom! These gorgeous flower fields are located in Carlsbad, about a half hour drive from Coronado, and would make a great addition to a San Diego day trip. Take a day to explore San Diego and return to the peaceful retreat of Coronado Island. You can book a room for your stay here.