As if San Diego's 70 miles of coastline and reliably sunny weather weren't enough, the city is also home to museums, a world-renowned zoo, theme parks, famous golf courses, and a lively theater scene, as well as great food, shopping and nightlife in the historic downtown quarter.
Centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Southern California coastline, the California Welcome Center in Oceanside provides visitors with a convenient stop along the road for visitor information. The California Welcome Center located at the Cross Border Express, a gateway between Mexico and the United States, offers visitors plenty of information to plan their Golden State adventure.
Note: California Welcome Center, Cross Border Xpress is temporarily closed. Please check back soon for updates.
Our California Welcome Center is located within the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) Arrivals terminal. The CBX is a closed 120-meter pedestrian bridge between Mexico and the United States connecting directly to Tijuana International Airport with a terminal at San Diego. It attracts new users to the airport serving as an international terminal on US and Mexican soil. Tijuana International Airport offers direct flights to and from more than 30 Mexican destinations.
The CBX is the southernmost point of California and a gateway from Mexico to the United States. Conveniently located next to a number of car rental agencies, visitors can plan their California road trip with the assistance of a bi-lingual expert, digital interactions, translated media and California guides. You'll experience the California vibes the moment you enter the United States.
Visit the California Welcome Center, CBX and make sure you have everything you need for your trip through California.
Hours: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Note: California Welcome Center, Oceanside is currently operating as a virtual center. Please call (760) 721-1101 or email between 9AM – 5PM daily for travel assistance or local information.
A classic Southern California beach town, Oceanside’s central location offers visitors an ideal place to stay and experience California’s casual spirit. With 3.5 miles of sandy beach, a quaint New England-style harbor, California’s longest wooden pier and a stellar year-round climate, Oceanside is an ideal place for enjoying active pursuits including surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing, bike-riding and more. The city also boasts a number of important cultural attractions including Mission San Luis Rey (The King of Missions), the California Surf Museum and the Oceanside Museum of Art.
Hours: Open seven days a week from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm