Hug the Coast to Top Destinations

A great escape awaits when you take the Pacific Surfliner. Sink back in your seat as you cruise along tracks that parallel bustling highways, taking in some of Southern California's most iconic scenery. Enjoy onboard amenities as you travel to top destinations, including San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo.

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Anaheim - Shop - Gardenwalk

Anaheim Gardenwalk

Shop, dine, catch a concert or even visit an escape room at this growing center.

Anaheim - Shop - Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney District

Build a toy car or teddy bear, watch confectioners at work or discover unique art.

Anaheim - Shop - Marketplace

Anaheim Marketplace

Uncover great finds at the largest indoor swap meet in OC, featuring 200 vendors.


Anaheim - See - Disneyland Resort


Explore enchanting themed lands with attractions, live shows and unique shops.

Anaheim - See - Flight Deck

Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center

Experience the thrill of controlling a fighter jet through a state-of-the-art simulator.

Anaheim - See - Sports

Sports Teams

Catch a game at the Honda Center and Angel Stadium, both a short walk from the station.


Anaheim - Eat - Marris

Marri's Italian Family Restaurant

Enjoy generous portions of classic Italian dishes at this authentic, cozy spot.

Anaheim - Eat - Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney District

Choose from dozens of restaurants suitable for all occasions and palates.

Anaheim - Eat - Fire and Ice


Create amazing dishes with the help of talented chefs in this interactive dining experience.

Travel further! Connect with Anaheim Resort Transit and OCTA buses at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.


Carpinteria - Shop - Robitaille's Fine Candies

Robitaille's Fine Candies

Pick up something sweet at the largest candy store in Santa Barbara County.

Carpinteria - Shop - Vintage Shops

Vintage Shops

Uncover unique clothing, decorations, antiques and more.

Carpinteria - Shop - Soap


Surround yourself with the fragrances of specialty soaps, candles and lotions.


Carpinteria - Bluffs Nature Preserve

Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve

Hike high above the beach with beautiful views and abundant wildlife.

Carpinteria - See - Harbor Seal Preserve

Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve

Observe seals from a distance as they play in the water and sunbathe on the sand.

Carpinteria - See - State Beach

Carpinteria State Beach

Swim, relax on the sand, or explore the tidepools at this classic beach.


Carpinteria - Eat - Island Brewing Company

Island Brewing Company

Enjoy a fresh, delicious craft beer with a view of the train!

Carpinteria - Eat - Lucky Llama Coffee

Lucky Llama Coffee

Reenergize with a specialty coffee, pastry or Acai bowl at this local favorite.

Carpinteria - Eat - The Palms Restaurant

The Palms Restaurant

Treat yourself to a unique dining experience by grilling your own steaks and seafood.

Travel further! Connect with SBMTD buses and shuttles at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.


LA - Shop - Olvera Street

Olvera Street

Visit this colorful Mexican marketplace to enjoy crafts, food and music.

LA - Shop - Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market

Shop for all things edible at this bustling downtown landmark.

LA - Shop - Universal City Walk

Universal CityWalk

Take the subway to this three-block entertainment, dining and shopping promenade.


LA - See - Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Don't miss this architectural wonder, or the world-class performances here.

LA - See - Exposition Park

Exposition Park

Explore attractions including the Natural History Museum and California Science Center.

LA - See - Hollywood


Take a selfie on the Walk of Fame as you visit the epicenter of the film industry.


LA - Eat - Traxx


Enjoy fine dining and a retro vibe inside historic Union Station.

LA - Eat - Philippes


Don't miss this classic, casual spot famous for its "French Dipped Sandwich".

LA - Eat - Perch


Take in beautiful views from this French-inspired rooftop bistro.

Travel further! Purchase a discounted One-Day LA Metro Pass from the Café Car and ride Metro trains and buses in downtown. Learn More.


Oceanside - Shop - Harbor Village

Oceanside Harbor Village

Stroll through a picturesque village to find unique shops and souvenirs.

Oceanside - Shop - Asylum Surf Shop

Asylum Surf Shop

Visit this classic surf shop for apparel, accessories and rentals.

Oceanside - Shop - Stone Company Store

Stone Company Store

Purchase fresh Stone beer and branded items at this tasting room and retail store.


Oceanside - See - California Surf Museum

California Surf Museum

Explore the history of California's surf culture at this unique museum.

Oceanside - See - The Strand

The Strand

Rent a bike or surrey and pedal along this scenic oceanfront boardwalk.

Oceanside - See - Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Take a cruise with Oceanside Adventures to spot whales and dolphins.


Oceanside - Eat - Hello Betty

Hello Betty

Enjoy coastal views and a rooftop lounge, plus great seafood and drinks.

Oceanside - Eat - Local Tap House and Kitchen

Local Tap House and Kitchen

Stop in to taste more than 30 local beers and delicious food at this local hangout.

Oceanside - Eat - Tin Fish

Tin Fish

Try this casual spot at the base of the pier, famous for fish tacos and grilled seafood.

Travel further! Connect with the NCTD Sprinter and Breeze buses at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.


San Diego - Shop - Seaport Village

Seaport Village

Pick up a souvenir at one of 50 unique shops, with everything from kites to hot sauce.

San Diego - Shop - Westfield Horton Plaza

Westfield Horton Plaza

Browse more than 100 specialty stores at this five-level outdoor shopping mall.

San Diego - Shop - The Headquarters at Seaport

The Headquarters at Seaport

Uncover new fashions at this eclectic outdoor plaza, rich with local history.


San Diego - See - Balboa Park

Balboa Park

Visit 17 amazing museums, lush gardens and the World Famous San Diego Zoo.

San Diego - See - USS Midway Museum

USS Midway Museum

Explore more than 60 exhibits aboard one of America's longest-serving aircraft carriers.

San Diego - See - Harbor Cruise

Harbor Cruise

Search for dolphins and sea lions while enjoying time out on the water.


San Diego - Eat - Gaslamp Quarter

Gaslamp Quarter

Stroll 16 blocks of restaurants, bars and shops set among rich Victorian architecture.

San Diego - Eat - Buon Appetito

Buon Appetito

Savor handmade pasta and delicious desserts at this local favorite in the heart of Little Italy.

San Diego - Eat - Donut Bar

Donut Bar

Choose from a variety of flavors at one of the top donut shops in the country.

Travel further! Purchase a discounted one-day San Diego MTS Pass from the Café Car and ride the trolley and buses in downtown. Learn More.


Old Barn Antiques Mall

Old Barn Antiques Mall

Browse 10,000 square feet of interesting items, from jewelry to toys.

We Olive and Wine Bar

We Olive and Wine Bar

Relax at the wine bar and taste California artisan wines.

Capistrano Trading Post

Capistrano Trading Post

Pick up a souvenir or gift at this unique shop across from the Mission.


Los Rios Historic District

Los Rios Historic District

Peek into what life was like 100 years ago.

ZOOMARS Petting Zoo

ZOOMARS Petting Zoo

Meet llamas, pigs, chickens, goats, horses and other animals.

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Explore 10 acres of fountains, gardens, walkways and exhibits.


Vintage Steakhouse

Vintage Steakhouse

Dine inside a restored Pullman train car.

Ruby's Diner

Ruby's Diner

Grab a bite from the special menu and relax on the rooftop patio.

Ramos House Cafe

Ramos House Cafe

Stop for a Southern-style breakfast in the beautiful setting of an 1881 cottage.

Travel further! Connect with OCTA buses at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.


SLO - Shop - Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Enjoy music and other activities while browsing 120+ vendors offering food, produce and more!

SLO - Shop - Boo Boo Records

Boo Boo Records

Browse through the music selection at one of the top record stores in the country.

SLO - Shop - Downtown

Downtown Boutique Shops

Walk along the tree-lined streets of downtown in search of art, souvenirs, and local wine.


SLO - See - Mission

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

Explore gardens, exhibits, and the gift shop while getting a glimpse into the past.

SLO - See - Bubblegum

Bubblegum Alley

Take a photo at one of the strangest yet most popular landmarks in downtown.

SLO - See - Dallidet

Dallidet Adobe and Gardens

Stroll the beautiful gardens of this California Historical Landmark.


SLO - Eat - Food Tour

Central Coast Food and Wine Tours

Taste fabulous food downtown and amazing wines in vineyard tasting rooms.

SLO - Eat - Firestone

Firestone Grill

Fill up on mouth-watering BBQ dishes like pulled pork or tri-tip sandwiches.

SLO - Eat - Novo


Enjoy delicious food while relaxing on an outdoor deck overlooking a creek.

Travel further! Connect with SLORTA and SLO Transit buses at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.


SB - Shop - Stearns Wharf

Stearns Wharf

Stroll along the wharf in search of souvenirs, delicious treats and seaside momentos.

SB - Shop - Paso Nuevo

Paseo Nuevo

Browse through dozens of popular shops while enjoying beautiful Spanish-style architecture.

SB - Shop - Figueroa

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

Purchase fresh beer and branded items at this tasting room and retail store.


SB - See - Funk Zone

The Funk Zone

Experience the vibrant arts district that is home to surf shops, galleries and the Urban Wine Trail.

SB - See - MOXI


Discover, play and explore hands-on exhibits about science, music and creativity.

SB - See - Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo

See more than 500 animals and 140 species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects.


SB - Eat - Lark

The Lark

Enjoy locally sourced, seasonal ingredients served family-style.

SB - Eat - Lillys Taquiera

Lilly’s Taqueria

Satisfy your hunger at this hidden gem that offers world-class tacos that won’t break the bank.

SB - Eat - Shellfish

Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

Walk to the end of the wharf for seasonal seafood and ocean views at this local hotspot.

Travel further! Connect with SBMTD buses and shuttles at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.


Ventura - Shop - Visitor Center

Ventura Visitors Center

Visit for a selection of Ventura-branded merchandise and local products.

Ventura - Shop - Antique

Antique and Thrift Stores

Browse an eclectic mix of stores offering vintage decor, clothing, books and more.

Ventura - Shop - Harbor

Ventura Harbor Village

Take a free trolley ride here from the train station to find the perfect ocean-themed gift.


Ventura - See - Pier

Ventura Pier and Promenade

Stroll or bike along the oceanfront promenade, leading to an impressive wooden pier.

Ventura - See - Mission

Mission San Buenaventura

Explore the "mission by the sea," founded in 1782.

Ventura - See - Serra Cross Park

Serra Cross Park

Hike a short trail for a spectacular view of Ventura, the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands.


Ventura - Eat - Lure

Lure Fish House

Stop at this top downtown spot featuring locally caught seafood, organic produce and local wines.

Ventura - Eat - Spencer Makenzies

Spencer Makenzie's

Try the famous fish tacos at this casual eatery, a local favorite.

Ventura - Eat - Palermo


Locally roasted coffee as well as tea, gelato and unique gifts are on order at this popular cafe.

Travel further! Connect with VCTC and Gold Coast Transit buses at the station free with your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket! Learn More.

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