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The Flower Fields at Carlsbad RanchR

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Viewing the Flowers

By the time we arrived in Carlsbad, the season was over and the gates were closed. We walked up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
krhutman
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Rockville, Maryland
Beautiful flowers, great spot for tourism and kids area

We decided to FINALLY go this year and took the tractor tour of the area. It was a bit of a wait... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
apkercsak
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San Diego, California
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For over sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote...more
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5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By the time we arrived in Carlsbad, the season was over and the gates were closed. We walked up to hotel behind the flower fields and had a chance to view what was remaining. It was a much smaller operation, but it was still lovely....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to FINALLY go this year and took the tractor tour of the area. It was a bit of a wait, but we weren't in a hurry. Beautiful flowers, and then walked around. There is a great spot for kids to play- they have...More

Thank apkercsak
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Where els can you live right by the ocean and enjoy the beautiful flower fields ? When we moved here in ‘88 we enjoyed several years amidst the flowers for Easter Celebration and church. If you’re in town in springtime the Flower Fields are a...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Once a center of an industry, this is more a 'postage stamp' reflection of a past iconic era. But when all is in bloom, it is still awe inspiring. By September thought, it's mostly tan colored dirt waiting for the next growing cycle

Thank onetravelman
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Despite the pretty pictures the hill is barren at this time. The summer temperatures in Carlsbad aren't conducive for growing flowers locally but the grocery stores have plenty of bouquets to purchase.

Thank selfevident
Reviewed 17 August 2018

It is beautiful but you can see most of it from the road and even the outlets nextdoor. No need to pay a fee to walk it.

Thank marciehmay
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great spring adventure. Rows and rows of beautiful flowers. Come early since it is a favorite tourist site.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Gorgeous place, but hard to get a great picture. We got there right during peak hours so it was very busy and people are totally unaware that others are trying to get pictures too. I also wish the flowers were all mixed together - instead...More

Thank The_Sharks88
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you enjoy flower fields, and visiting Carlsbad in the spring, you will definitely not want to miss it. They do charge quite a bit just to walk in the fields, but it's a unique experience and always worth it once. The southern-most facing slope...More

1  Thank dotcominfo
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Drove by this for years and finally got to experience first hand twice this year. Absolutely beautiful and a wonderful way to spend a Sunday. My daughter was able to fulfill a college photography assignment while there and I just loved the vivid colors and...More

Thank Janet D
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brandygomez09
1 September 2018|
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Response from JoniM637 | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for reaching out. Unfortunately, our bloom season each year is from March to around mid-May. We are currently in the process of planting for the 209 spring season. We will not be open again until March 1... More
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7Tweetygal
19 June 2018|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
i am unaware of the flag. call them or check their website.
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Ashley J
18 May 2018|
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Response from cottagebythesea | Reviewed this property |
You will still see bloom tomorrow. Ranuculus are all in bloom
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