Escondido, which means “hidden” in Spanish, has rolling hills, scenic views and offers a blend of city and country living. Whether you are looking for an older home with lots of yard space, a stylish new condo, or a brand new luxury home, you will be sure to find it here.
Outdoor fun can be found at one of the several parks, lakes, a sports center, and more than a dozen golf courses. Visit the Wild Animal Park or for an easy relaxing day of fishing head out to Lake Wohlford.
Downtown Escondido has over two dozen art galleries and studios, 5 live theaters, the world-renown Mingei International Satellite Museum, a Children’s Museum, and the California Center for the Arts. The center contains a theatre and an art museum as well as meeting rooms for community events.
Downtown provides some wonderful shopping opportunities with one of a kind boutiques and antique shops that showcase everything from handcrafted jewelry to designer clothing. If you just can’t live without Nordstrom’s, Macy’s or Sears, then North County Fair is the place for you.
Spend an afternoon at one of the many wineries for wine tasting or take a tour at Orfila Vineyards and Winery. Ferrara Winery has been producing wine in Escondido since 1932 and is the oldest winery in San Diego County. The city is famous for its Grape Day festival and parade that is hosted annually by the Escondido Historical Society
Feeling hungry? In Escondido you will find so many dinning choices that can be difficult to decide. From deli’s to steakhouses, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, and Japanese, it’s all here in Escondido. If you are looking a fun relaxing dining experience Downtown Escondido offers many great restaurants, bistros, and outdoor cafes that line the charming downtown streets.