Escondido Tourism

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Escondido (/ˌɛskənˈdiːdoʊ/ ES-kən-DEE-doh) is a city located in San Diego County's North County region, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Downtown San Diego, California. The city occupies a shallow valley ringed by rocky hills. Incorporated in 1888, it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. The city had a population of 143,911 in the 2010 census. Its municipal government set itself an operating budget limit of $426,289,048 for the fiscal year 2010–2011. The city is known as Eskondiid in Diegueño.


Home to pretty treasures, Escondido is United States's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Palm Springs also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Escondido and set some time aside to explore the Palm Springs. Dotted with places like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Escondido, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Palm Springs International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Escondido.

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Facts and Stats for Escondido*

  • Escondido: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Escondido for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Escondido.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Escondido - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.47 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Escondido

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Escondido

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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