Vista is a city in northern San Diego County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 89,857. It was incorporated January 28, 1963. Vista is located 7 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in North County San Diego, With a perfect mild Mediterranean climate. Our nearly 95,000 residents enjoy a wide variety of activities in a setting of gently rolling hills and pleasant suburban surroundings. Vista is the home to more than 25 education institutions for youth, and a business park that is home to nearly 650 businesses. Also, there are more than 60 churches, synagogues, temples and mosques that serve the spiritual needs of the diverse community. Vista downtown is home to many exciting special events. Whether you are looking for a concert, street fair, antique car show, art exhibit or any other type event, you will find something to see and do in Vista!

Points Of Interest In Vista

  • The Wave Waterpark
  • Vista City Parks
  • Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas
  • Vista Entertainment Center
  • Shadowridge Country Club Golf Course
  • Vista Valley Country Club Golf Course
  • The Moonlight Amphitheatre
  • The Avo Playhouse
  • The Broadway Theatre
  • The Off-Broadway Theatre
  • Rancho Buena Vista Adobe
  • Vista Historical Society
  • Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Public Transportation In Vista

vista-transit-centerVista is home to several major public transportation routes which include North County Transit District Breeze Bus and the Sprinter Routes making Vista easily accessible to visitors from our neighboring coastal communities of Oceanside & Carlsbad, as well as our inland neighbors from San Marcos and Escondido. This vital transit hub brings thousands of daily visitors into the downtown Vista area. For more information about the Vista Transit station, visit the North County Transit District or utilize the information and links provided below.