Welcome to Fallbrook
A quaint and vibrant suburb steeped in spectacular views
The mid-size California community of Fallbrook is in northern San Diego County, north of downtown San Diego by 55 miles and south of Los Angeles by approximately 100 miles. Just 20 miles southwest on Route-76 is the beautiful beach area of Oceanside, known as the “hub of Southern California.” Fallbrook has idyllic surroundings of groves and rolling hills. Residents enjoy easy access to greater southern California and a small-town ambiance with diverse industries and lifestyles.
Once known for its olive orchards, the region is now famous for its avocados, as well as citrus orchards and wine vineyards. Throughout the rural countryside, you will find many unique and interesting homes, some historic, along with several nearby golf courses. Historic downtown Fallbrook is busy year-round with community events, shopping, entertainment, and an active art and music scene. The Fallbrook Art Center
on Main Street offers a network of distinctive galleries.
What to Love
- Sunny climate
- Sweeping views in a variety of rustic settings
- Room for growth and development
- Easy access to Los Angeles and the San Diego area
Fallbrook is an eclectic community perfect for any age and profession. Many locals love the luxury of space and low traffic, while still within driving distance of a metropolitan area. Fallbrook has a rich complex of parks and numerous preserves with trails and paths for hiking and horseback riding. You can take a stroll through the canopy woodlands of Live Oak County Park
, a 27-acre oasis and one of Fallbrook’s most established landmarks. Along with hawks, ducks, woodpeckers, and birds of every kind, you can also enjoy softball and soccer fields, volleyball and basketball courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, and an intimate amphitheater for special events. You can learn more about local life in Fallbrook through the Chamber of Commerce’s Discover Fallbrook
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Fallbrook has restaurants with everything from down-home fare to fine dining. Stop in at The Coal Bunker
for memorable comfort food made from scratch, including their spicy chicken sandwich, all topped off with craft beer and local wines. The Garden Center Cafe & Grill
has refined cuisine in an atmosphere of casual elegance. You will find lobster tails, a rack of lamb, and prime rib on their menu.
Enjoy a night of live blues music at the top-reviewed Old Town Blues Club,
or enjoy live entertainment with home-cooked cuisine on the patio deck of Pala Mesa Resort’s
Aquaterra Restaurant. It is a 205-acre resort with a golf course in the scenic foothills of wine country with views of the Monserate Mountain.
Minutes away from Fallbrook is the 116-acre Monserate Vineyards & Winery
. They have over 15 grape varieties and serve Italian fare on the patio overlooking the lake.
Things to Do
Each spring the annual Avocado Festival
in downtown Fallbrook attracts people from all over. You will find a wide variety of avocado products and the best of the best in the guacamole contest. At Casa Tiene Vista Vineyard
, the award-winning boutique vineyard in De Luz Valley, you can experience some of the most celebrated red wines in California. The vineyard caters to southern California restaurants and bars and even delivers. Here you can also purchase their aged and imported Italian balsamic vinegar and infused olive oils.
Members of the Vista Valley Country Club
enjoy relaxing in the walls of the Tuscan-style clubhouse. It is over 39,000-square-feet with hand-carved paneling, a stained-glass ceiling, and a colossal bar and terrace. From here, you can gaze at the hills and sunsets after rounds of golf on the dramatic 18-hole championship course.
The Fallbrook public school districts are proactively investing in educational programs to raise standards. The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District
oversees nine schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade. Fallbrook Union High School District serves three public schools. Several of note include: