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Living in Carlsbad

Carlsbad has an average Walk Score of 31 with 105,328 residents.

Carlsbad has minimal public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Carlsbad neighborhoods are La Costa Oaks South, La Costa Oaks North and Calavera Hills Village.

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31 Walk Score of Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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La Costa Avenue Sidewalk

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Most errands require a car in Carlsbad.

Carlsbad Apartments for Rent

Carlsbad Neighborhoods




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1 La Costa Oaks South 23 22 15 823
2 La Costa Oaks North 11 23 25 1,103
3 Calavera Hills Village 10 17 20 1,731

Eating & Drinking

There are about 468 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Carlsbad.

People in Carlsbad can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Thai Pasta

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The Broken Yolk Cafe

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thumbnail for La Costa Avenue SidewalkMost of La Costa Avenue offers both sidewalks and bike lanes.

Roberta Michelson Murphy
on La Costa Avenue Sidewalk

23 Transit Score of Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad has Minimal Transit

It is possible to get on a bus. Find Carlsbad apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Carlsbad has minimal public transportation and about 4 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Carlsbad on public transit.

29 Bike Score of Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Tommy V's Urban Kitchen & Bar

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Boys & Girls Club Carlsbad

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Beasley Cleaners

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Bank of America

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Flippin Pizza

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Trader Joe's

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