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Artist Alley Adventure

Explore Artist Alley! Visit museums featuring fine art, savor inventive, new versions of classic American food and drink, and immerse yourself in artistic expressions of California beach culture.


  1. Begin your day with a short stroll up Cleveland Street to the Succulent Café. Enjoy an espresso and a tempting pastry on their peaceful outdoor patio.

  2. Explore the shops and museums located along Artist Alley, located one block south and a couple of short blocks inland. Visit the Oceanside Museum of Art and the Muramid Museum and Art Center

  3. Pause for lunch at the Mission Avenue Bar and Grill. This upscale restaurant offers new versions of American classics plus a large selection of California beers, whiskies, and bourbons.

  4. Experience the artistic side of Oceanside’s beach culture and learn about its history at the California Surf Museum.

  5. Pick up a cool treat at Red Cup Yogurt on your way back to the Metrolink Station

  6. Look for cool destination deals in Oceanside on our deals page.

Arriving By Train

Clean, breezy and close to the action, the Oceanside Transit Center connects to Metrolink, Amtrak, and Coaster trains and bus service.

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Get A Discount

A number of shops, restaurants and historic sites offer discounts to those who take Metrolink. Be sure to explore all the deals while planning your trip!

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How To Ride

Download the Metrolink Mobile Ticketing App. Or use any ticket vending machine (TVM) at any Metrolink station with weekend service to spend the best $10 ever.

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