The Flower Fields of Carlsbad

Jocelyn Murray December 29, 2010 No Comments

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The Flower Fields of Carlsbad are 50 acres of blooming beauty on a hillside overlooking the sea.  Located at 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008, they are a short 10 minute drive from the Tamarack Beach Resort by the Sea where we stayed with our family. 

Carlsbad Flower Fields

Carlsbad Flower Fields

Walking through these fields is an absolute delight.  We spent a couple hours there taking photographs and roaming about while our children ran up and down the paths in excitement. The vivid colors are quite stunning, and make for a lovely family outing. 

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Rows of Colors

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Rows of Colors

The Sweet Pea Maze enthralled the children as they followed the fragrant twists and turns. I opted to watch from just outside the maze in case they lost their way and needed assistance, which they did not. 

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Shades of Pink and Red

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Shades of Pink and Red

Part of the Flower Fields is a historic poinsettia display where one can stroll through a 1,500 square foot greenhouse filled with hundreds of poinsettias in over twenty and rare varieties.  

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Sweet Pea Maze

Sweet Pea Maze

There is also an American flag of flowers where well-placed red, white and blue anemone flowers wave in the breeze, honoring the United States. Throughout the year The Flower Fields of Carlsbad offer fun-filled special events and activities. This place was definitely worth visiting during our stay. 

Carlsbad Flower Fields - Children Photos

Plenty of Photo Opportunities

For more information make sure to visit the Flower Fields website!

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Jocelyn Murray is a travel writer and historical fiction novelist. She holds two university master's degrees in both English and Education, along with a bachelor's degree in Economics and European Studies. She also has a teaching credential and taught at the elementary school level.

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