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A Closer Look at the Community of Escondido & Escondido Homes for Sale
The relatively modern day Escondido whose motto is “City of Choice” was incorporated in 1888 and is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. Covering approximately 37 square miles with an average elevation of 684 feet, the city sits in a shallow valley surrounded by rocky hills. As with many of its North San Diego County neighbors, Escondido enjoys a Mediterranean climate with summer temps averaging in the high 80’s during the day and the mid 60’s at night. Winter temp average in the high 60’s during the day and lower 40’s at night, makes it a great place for snowbirds to retire.
Escondido is fortunate to be serviced by the Sprinter Light Rail system which starts in Escondido and travels West to the Oceanside Transit Center. Once there, you can take the Coaster Light Rail South to downtown San Diego or catch the Amtrak North to Los Angles and beyond.
There is no shortage of outdoor activities in Escondido you can visit the 3,000 acre Daily Ranch every day from dusk till dawn and Hike, Bike or Ride your horse on one of 6 different multipurpose trails covering a total of over 20 miles. The 784 acre Elfin Forest Reserve gives you yet another opportunity to Hike, Bike or Ride your horse on almost 11 miles of Trail. For the fresh water fishing enthusiast, both Lake Wohlford & Dixon Lake give you the opportunity to try your luck at catching one of the many varieties of fish such as Bass, Bluegill & Trout. Palomar Mountain State Park is about a one hour trip from downtown Escondido and offers its own adventure with a scenic drive to the summit revealing great mountain-top views.
For wining and dining, there are over a dozen wineries to be found. The Historic downtown Grand Avenue district features 20 plus restaurants. The Stone Brewery is definitely worth visiting to try their world famous craft beers, not to mention the interesting architecture that makes the inside area a dining and drinking pleasure. Don’t forget to go outside and enjoy the rugged beauty of the outdoor garden and dining area which makes for a unique experience.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park situated in the hills outside of Escondido is the top rated destination. You will think you have landed in a far off place with exotic animals in a natural setting that your family and friends will not forget. You can have a great day of walking or take a safari on the Tram. Visit this city website for a variety of useful information about Escondido.