Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Escondido

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Escondido. This city's zoo, hockey games and safari tours draw many visitors. Legoland California and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Escondido

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Escondido has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland California (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Ferrara Winery (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Orfila Vineyard and Winery (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Bernardo Winery (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Cordiano Winery (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Escondido

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Escondido

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Escondido is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Jolla Cove (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Black Mountain Open Space Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Encinitas Community Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Del Mar Horse Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Escondido

The nearest airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), which is 22.2 mi (35.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Escondido?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,844 holiday lettings around Escondido. From 1,114 flats & apartments to 1,154 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Escondido?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said... well, everyone. Find the perfect locale for the whole gang and you'll be well on your way to some well-deserved beach bliss! There are 1,083 beachside rental properties to pick from. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our range here includes:

  • 1,066 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 790 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 618 beachfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Escondido?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just go for a whole house. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 1,198 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £32 per night. If that doesn't match your squad's taste, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Condo: 999 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £28 per night.
  • Townhome: 166 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £72 per night.
  • Apartment: 138 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.

Can I stay in Escondido in a large group?

There's nothing quite like reconnecting with old work friends or spending a few weeks with your loved ones in a terrific new destination. And the best thing is HomeAway has options to suit you. 314 condo holiday rentals are ready to be booked. At the moment, they're the most popular choice here for large groups. The rental property options that are perfect for large numbers in the area include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 1,396 properties to rent ideal for that size. Spend a night from just £59.
  • Require a holiday property for 8 people? We have 642 that will serve you well. Prices start from £90 a night.
  • Seeking properties for rent suitable for 5 guests? You'll be thrilled to learn we have 598 that will fit the bill. You can grab one for as little as £55 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your sister and all your friends to Escondido.

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