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Escondido overview

Escondido is a friendly locale distinct for its beaches and safaris, and known for its zoo and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the beer and café options. Families will find plenty of fun at Legoland California and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. University of California-San Diego and La Jolla Cove are popular places to visit. Escondido is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Escondido

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Escondido has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Escondido with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Escondido hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Escondido hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Escondido

Fly in to Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), 13 mi (20.9 km) from downtown Escondido. San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

What to see around Escondido

Outdoor activities are on hand like hockey and safaris along with attractions such as:
  • • Iron Mountain
  • • Del Mar Racetrack
  • • Hosp Grove Trails
  • • Iron Sights Shooting Range
  • • La Jolla Recreation Center
Highlights like its zoo are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • • The Wave Waterpark
  • • Sengme Oaks Water Park
  • • Legoland California
  • • Sealife Aquarium
It's recognized for its beaches, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Moonlight State Beach
  • • Swamis Beach
  • • Carlsbad Lagoon
  • • Carlsbad State Beach
  • • Del Mar City Beach
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Carmel Mountain Plaza
  • • Carlsbad Premium Outlets
  • • Del Mar Plaza
  • • Promenade
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • University of California-San Diego
  • • La Jolla Cove