Quality Inn & Suites North Legoland Area
Travel Blogs from Carlsbad
... out the Dino coaster - a roller coaster. It took a little persuasion to get Ed to agree - and he loved it. We then did a river cruise through story land and tried out various roller coaster rides. Thankfully none of them looped the loop. There was one ride, the technic ride, where I screamed really loudly when we went down a big dip and all I could hear was Ian saying "Alison!". As was to be expected, there are lots of lego displays, including Star Wars and lego US cities. ...
... playing in the viewing platform where you will get splashed by the ride if you are not careful! The water play area is still not fixed by the time we get back, and I think we may have been lucky here – we don’t want anyone coming down with something nasty so early in the holiday!
So decisions – we could keep walking around the outside of the park, but then we realise we haven’t seen the miniland section yet ...
... weather was awesome as well, although we all thought the people running up the hill were crazy because it was so hot! There was also a lovely beach at the bottom of the hill where we ate our picnic lunch and then Lauren and I decided to brave going in the sea! Lets just say it was rather chilly although you kind of forgot about the cold as you were trying to avoid being drowned by the ...
... blanket and lay in the sun in the grassy park area (one of the benefits of having everything in your car is you have everything anytime you need it).
Too soon it's time to decide on a place to sleep. We opt for another night in a hotel and head to a movie theater. This time it's stadium seating for the Vegas magic themed movie Now You See Me. Not a bad way to spend an evening....
Today was our official Californian "local" Saturday experience. We had a lovely Breakfast with Sam and Rob and we all agreed to go for a afternoon on the beach with a BBQ and sunbath, then a walk along the pier.
We experienced our first juice bar here, Jamba Juice, very American and very healthy and actually very nice!
After a bit of a drive we spent the afternoon on Huntington Beach, just chatting, chilling and eating ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility