Carlsbad Premium Outlets®

With world-class shopping, pristine Pacific Coast beaches and nonstop family adventure all in one place, Carlsbad Premium Outlets® is the perfect fit for your California holiday. Located just 30 minutes north of San Diego and 45 minutes south of Orange County, the centre is one of SoCal’s premier shopping destinations, with flower-filled courtyards, fountains and elegant Tuscan-style architecture.


Designer and name-brand outlet stores at Carlsbad Premium Outlets® include Barney’s New York Warehouse, Lacoste, Coach, Disney Store Outlet, kate spade new york, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store and much, much more – all at discounts of up to 65% off every day.

Restaurants and Dining

There’s so much to savor at Carlsbad Premium Outlets®. Pop into Blaze Pizza, Mot’to Japanese Grill or Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill for a quick, delicious meal between stores. Nearby, see what all the talk is about for In-N-Out Burger, a California-based fast food favorite – be sure to order it “animal-style,” if you want grilled onions and special sauce.


Just three miles from the centre, the quaint Carlsbad Village boasts a mouthwatering array of upscale dining options, such as Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi Bar, PAON and Vigilucci’s Seafood and Steakhouse – each just steps feet from the water.

Things to do

The shopping may be for you, but there’s so much for the rest of the family at Carlsbad Premium Outlets®, too. Just two miles from the centre, LEGOLAND California brings the treasured toys to life with whimsical rides, a waterpark and attractions like Miniland USA, featuring American landmarks built from the brightly coloured bricks. Right next door, come face to face with incredible underwater creatures at Sea Life Aquarium.


More memorable attractions at Carlsbad Premium Outlets® include the 50-acre Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, the Museum of Making Music and the inviting blue waters of Carlsbad State Beach.

Where to stay

Shop and stay in true Southern California style at a number of upscale onsite accommodations, including Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel and Carlsbad by the Sea Resort. Kids will love the chance to live like royalty at LEGOLAND’s Castle Hotel.


Other great nearby hotels include Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort and Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Or, book a relaxing beachside stay at Hilton Resort Cape Rey Carlsbad.


Getting Around

Most of our guests arrive by car, and Carlsbad Premium Outlets® provides plenty of free parking. For an extra fee, sit back and let our valets do the parking for you.


By Car
From the Los Angeles area:
Take Interstate 5 (I-5) South, exit Palomar Airport Rd. and turn left to head east. After a short ride east of I-5, turn left at the first traffic lights onto Paseo del Norte.
From San Diego :
From I-5 North, exit Palomar Airport Rd. and turn right to head east. Just east of I-5, turn left at the first traffic lights onto Paseo del Norte.


By Train
Amtrak Train
(800) 872-7245
From San Diego station (SAN) to Poinsettia station (POI). Taxi to Carlsbad Premium Outlets®.


By Bus
North County Transit District (NCTD Bus)
From North:
101 Bus towards VA / UTC
Exit at Carlsbad Blvd & Tierra del Oro Street stop
Centre is approximately one mile away
For route or schedule information, please visit
 From South:
101 Bus towards Oceanside
Exit at Carlsbad Blvd & Cannon Road stop
Centre is approximately one mile away
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Cash points & Currency exchanges
Stores at Carlsbad Premium Outlets® accept most major credit and debit cards, but there is a cash point machine located next to the Management Office. If you need to change your money while you’re here, there is a Travelex Currency Services located three miles from the centre within Carlsbad Village. You’ll also find currency exchange centres at the San Diego Airport and at most major attractions, including LEGOLAND California

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