Before visiting Carlsbad, find out more about it! There are tons of books available that talk about Carlsbad and all that it has to offer. The great thing about reading and/or buying a tour guide/book about Carlsbad is that it can provide in-depth information on where to go, what to see, where to eat, and what not to miss during a vacation.

“If you only have a day in ... Carlsbad: flower fields, ocean breezes, and California ambience await visitors: An article from: Travel America,” is an article by Ellen Clark. While it’s not exactly a book, it’s a digital article which can be ordered through and can be instantly viewed with any web browser. It’s an article that talks all about Carlsbad and why it’s such a likable place to visit.

“California For Dummies,” by Mary Herczog and Paula Tevis is part of the Travel Dummy series. Travel Dummy books are famous for containing bits and pieces of information that tourist find invaluable. The book covers all cities in California and can help travelers create itineraries, know the good places to visit, and it provides trip-planning advice.

“Hidden Southern California: Including Los Angeles, Hollywood, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Palm Springs,” by Ray Riegert is a book that details some of the “out of the way” places in Southern California, including areas in Carlsbad.