Settled in a long valley in the coastal mountains of Southern California, Escondido, which means “hidden” in Spanish, lies about 30 miles north east of San Diego. Surrounded by mature avocado and citrus groves, Escondido is a diverse, vibrant community with just the right mix of small town friendliness and big city buzz.
Established in 1888, the city’s rich past brings charm and stability to the community. There is no shortage of activities in Escondido for all lifestyles. Open spaces like Kit Carson Felicita Park are a short drive from your front door. Lake Hodges with miles of hiking and biking trails, not to mention some of the best fishing in the county make for a peaceful and serene retreat in your backyard. Let’s not forget the San Diego Wild Animal Park. The world renowned wildlife preserve, where many of the earth’s rarest animals roam together, in similar habitats to their native homelands.
From its roots as a small, agriculturally based town, Escondido has evolved into one of San Diego County’s most sought after communities, with quality schools, affordable home prices and diverse lifestyle options, all while maintaining a special feeling of small-town living.
Come visit, and see for yourself, what makes Escondido a great place to call home.