March 1 – May 12: The nearly 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are in bloom for just six to eight weeks each year, bringing the famous fields back to life. This annual burst of color is one of nature’s official ways of announcing the arrival of spring. Plus, visit their website for special themed days. Open daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Adults, $18. Kids (3-10), $9. Senior (60+), $16. Season passes, $20-39.
5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad