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    Bates Nut Farm - Valley Center CA
    Features locally grown produce, nuts, fruits, candies and packaged delicacies. Farm animals petting coral, arts and crafts fairs, pumpkin sales, and Christmas trees.

    Deer Park Winery & Auto Museum
    29013 Champagne Blvd, Escondido, CA 92026; (760) 749-1666;
    Open: Daily 10AM-5PM; Free Admission;

    Located on 15 acres of vineyard, orchards, grape arbors and shady oaks. Gourmet deli, picnic grounds and a very large collection of vintage convertibles and Americana.

    Escondido Sports Center Arena Soccer / Roller Hockey / Skate Park
    3315 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025; (760) 839-5425; Sportscenter Website;
    This 5-acre sports facility, including stadium lighting for night events, has something for everyone. Year-round league and tournament play.

  • Soccer Arenas - state-of-the-art with Astroturf, professional dasherboards, player and penalty boxes, scoreboard, elevated grandstands, and stadium lighting.
  • Hockey Arenas - competitive hockey on two official-sized arenas with professional dasherboards, Plexiglass, player and penalty boxes, scoreboard, elevated grandstands.
  • Skate Park - 22,000 s.f. of a unique design is open daily with night lighting.

    San Dieguito River Park
    Partially completed Coast-to-Crest wilderness trail follows the path of the San Dieguito Rivier. The Park will someday extend from the ocean at Del Mar to Volcan Mountain, just north of Julian and may even connect with the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park just beyond. It will wind past Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch, Escondido, Lake Hodges and Lake Sutherland.

    Escondido History Center
    321 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025; 760-743-8267; Center Weblink;
    Open: 1PM-4PM Thurs-Sat;

    Sponsored by the Escondido Historical Society, this museum complex includes the city's first library, a barn, windmill, Victorian house, and also the 1888 Santa Fe Railroad depot with model train and working blacksmith shop.

    Golden Door Fitness Resort
    777 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA; 760-744-5777; Resort Weblink;
    A unique Southern California destination spa vacation intensely focused on your well-being. Wellness center, spa resort and vacation recreat center.

    More Escondido Accommodations:
    More vacation resort lodging available in this area:
    Escondido Best Value Inn
    Escondido Comfort Inn
    Escondido Holiday Inn
    Escondido EconoLodge
    Escondido Howard Johnson
    Escondido Super 8 Motel
    Lawrence Welk Resort
    Escondido Best Western
    Escondido Rodeway Inn
    Castle Creek Inn
    Escondido Best Value Inn
    Fallbrook Country Inn
    Fallbrook Rodeway Inn
    La Estancia Comfort Inn
    Pala Resort

Hot Links Tour Historic Downtown Escondido

    San Diego Best Western - Online Directory
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    Complete listing of all 24 San Diego County Best Westerns!
    Follow this link to see a listing of all major Best Western Hotel Resorts in the greater San Diego region complete with online room search, special discount rates and online reservation booking service.

    California Center for the Arts - Escondido
    340 North Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025; 800-988-4253; Center Weblink;
    Free Performance - 1st Wedz of each month 4PM and 7PM;

    1,538-seat concert hall and 408-seat theater located in the heart of Escondido. Includes a museum and civic center banquet facilities.

    California Center for the Arts - Escondido
    340 North Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025; 800-988-4253; Center Weblink;
    Museum Open: 10AM-5PM Tues-Sat / Noon-5PM Sun;

    In the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum, patrons can experience original and inspiring exhibitions in one of the premier visual arts venues in San Diego County. Since its inception, the Museum’s mission has focused on presenting and collecting the work of local American and Mexican artists. The Museum has three main galleries and an outdoor sculpture court
    Escondido Childrens Museum - includes weather station, children's garden, indian adobe ramada, and discovery center.
    Grape Day Park - Founded in 1908 as Escondido's oldest park - a registered landmark and home to a turn-of-the-century working barn, Santa Fe Railroad depot, horseshoe pits, swimming pool, public art, blacksmith shop, and other historic buildings, museums, and monuments.

    Mingei International Museum - North County
    155 West Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA; 760-735-3355; Museum Weblink;
    Open : 1PM-4PM Tues-Sat;

    North County Branch of San Diego's famous Mingei Museum collection. Mingei is a special word increasingly used throughout the world for "arts of the people." Through the universal language of line, form and color, mingei speaks eloquently of the similarities and distinctions of individuals and cultures.

    San Diego Archaeological Center
    Programs include curation of archaeological collections, public exhibits, quarterly newsletter, public lecture series, curation volunteer training, student internships, research opportunities and cultural renewal.

    Downtown Escondido Shops & Art Galleries
    Visitors can find unique treasures, home decor and gift ideas along Escondido's Grand Avenue.
    /Architectural Relics - Antique gifts and decor
    Hidden Valley Antique Emporium -
    Archives of Escondido - Art Gallery
    Art for Everyone - Featuring original paintings, limited edition Giclees on canvas, statuary, prints and posters.
    Beadmakers of North County -
    Bill Kasper Glassworks -
    Cheryl Tall Studio - Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture and Mixed Media Paintings
    Mad Wolf Studio - Artwork
    Distinction - Gallery and Artist Studio
    Escondido Arts Partnership - Municipal Arts Gallery
    Grand Galleria

    Downtown Escondido Restaurants
    /150 Grand Cafe - contemporary American cuisine showcases local produce, fresh fish, quality meats and creative use of menu ingredients.
    La Tapatia - Mexican Cafe
    Vincents Sirinos -
    Sand Crab Cafe - Seafood Specialties
    Asia Vous Restaurant - Oriental
    R O'Sullivans - Irish Pub and Steakhouse
    Jolt N' Joes - Sports Grill and Billiard Gallery - upscale dining in Joe’s Grill at lunch, dinner and after-hours.
    Brigantine -
    Uno Chicago Grill

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    San Diego Wild Animal Park
    Cageless zoo lets you see major animals in their natural environment.

    San Pasqual Battlefield - State Historic Site & Museum
    15808 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027; (760) 737-2201;
    Open: Fri-Sun 10AM-5PM; Free Admission;
    Battle Re-enactment held in early December;
    Battle of San Pasqual : December 6, 1846; Mexican-American War;

    Memorial to honor those who participated in the San Pasqual Battle of the Mexican-American War that was fought at this spot in 1846. The battle was fought between about 100 men each representing Californianos defending for Mexico and the advanced contingent of Gen. Stephen Kearney's US Army of the West and took place only shortly before the arrival of the Mormon Battalion. Located on SR-78 about two mileseast of Wild Animal Park, it includes visitors center, historical trail, exhibits, picnic area and nature trails.
    Park Weblink -
    San Diego Archaeology Center -

    Escondido Wine Country Escondido Wine Country Vineyards
    Bella Marie Winery
    Orfila Vineyards
    San Pasqual Winery

    Eagle Crest Golf Club
    2492 Old Ranch Road, Escondido, CA 92027; 760-737-9762; Club Weblink;
    In addition to the wildlife preserve that winds through secluded San Pasqual Valley of San Diego County, the course incorporates wildflowers, waterfalls and eight lakes into a challenging, striking design, quickly branding Eagle Crest Golf Club as one of San Diego 's finest golf venues.

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    Daley Ranch - North Escondido
    3024 La Honda Drive, Escondido, CA 92027; 760-839-4680;
    Open Daily : Dusk to Dawn; Free Admission;

    Park Weblink - Official Site;
    Friends of Daley Ranch - Support Group

    This historic ranch has been transformed into a 3,058-acre conservation park, owned and operated by the City of Escondido. The property contains a number of natural vegetation communities including lush oak woodlands, coastal sage scrub and chaparral, grasslands, and riparian areas. Facilities include the beautiful redwood ranch house, redwood barn, and numerous outbuildings of historical interest.

    Daley Ranch offers over 25 miles of multipurpose trails for hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian use. Six distinct trails cover most of the property. Most popular are the Boulder Loop Trail (2.4 miles) which affords outstanding views of Escondido, and the Ranch House Loop (2.5 miles), which passes two small ponds and the site of Daley's original log cabin.

    Dixon Lake Recreation Area - North Escondido
    1700 North La Honda Drive, Escondido, CA 92027; 760-839-4680; Park Weblink;
    Fishing lake and campground located immediately south of Daley Ranch. Night fishing is available during the summer months. Features annual 4-day trout derby in Nov.
    Dixon Lake Trout Derby [NOV] - Annual four-day fishing derby, this is one of the largest participatory sports events in the region, the derby draws hundreds of anglers from all over Southern California.

    Lake Wolhford
    Fishing Lake - Permit required / boat rentals available. Bass, crappie, trout, catfish and bluegill.

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    Kit Carson Park
    3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA; 760-839-4691; Park Website;
    The park sits in a valley that is approximately five miles west of where Kit Carson fought in the Battle of San Pasqual. A historical monument commemorating the battle is located on Mule Hill, one mile southeast of the park. One hundred acres of the park have been developed and 185 acres have been preserved as natural habitat. Park features include several hiking trails, 5-acre arboretum, ball fields, tennis courts and 3 ponds.
    Queen Califia's Magical Circle - a new park addition, the only American sculpture garden by the internationally acclaimed artist, Niki de Saint Phalle.
    Escondido Sports Center - complex with pro shop, 22,000 square-foot skate park, 2 full-size covered roller hockey arenas, 1 full-size soccer arena, and 1 "mini" soccer arena. with a Girl Scouts of America Program Center, located at the north end of the park.

    Escondido Promenade
    1200 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA 92029; 760-745-7752; Mall Website;
    Mall Hours: Mon-Fri 10AM-9PM / Sat 10AM-8PM / Sun 11AM-7PM;

    More than 50 shops and services including Target, Mervyns, Pier 1 Imports, Cost Plus, and T.J. Maxx.

    Westfield Shoppingtown North County Mall
    AKA: North County Fair

    272 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido CA 92025; 760-489-0631; Mall Website;
    Mall Hours : 10AM-9PM Mon-Fri / 10AM-8PM Sat / 11AM-6PM Sun;

    The mall features over 180 specialty shops, 15 restaurants and five major department stores: Robinsons-May, Nordstrom, Macy's, JCPenney and Sears.

    The Vineyard at Escondido Golf Course
    925 San Pasqual Road, Escondido, CA 92025; 760-735-9545; Course Website;
    A par-70, David Rainville designed course measures 6,531 yards from the blue tees. The scenic layout winds through acres of verdant wetlands with stunning mountain backdrops. Lush, rolling fairways meander peacefully along wildlife preserves, grape vineyards and beautiful lakes.

Hot Links Escondido Entertainment Adventures

    So Calif Ticket Central
    MainTour's Premier Sports and Concert Ticket Exchange
    Local Pro and NCAA Sporting Events
    Upcoming Concert Series
    Major Championships and Tournaments
    Hard to Get Sold Out Events
    Several Approved Tickets Outlets
    Pro Sports League Schedules
    Broadway & Vegas Shows
    24/7 Online Ticket Services

    California Center for the Arts - Escondido
    Free Performance - 1st Wedz of each month 4PM and 7PM;
    1,538-seat concert hall and 408-seat theater located in the heart of Escondido. Includes a museum and civic center banquet facilities.

    155 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025; 760-735-2491; Theater Website;
    The intimate 70-seat live theater showplace located in downtown Escondido.

    More Escondido Special Events
    North County Festival Adventure - Watch for the next local holiday parade, festival, carnival, fair, exposition, tournament or party.

Hot Links Escondido Recreation

    So Calif Sports Central
    MainTour's Premier Sports Ticket Exchange
    24/7 Online Ticket Services
    Championship Matches
    Tickets & Schedule
    Youth Sports Vacation Camps
    California Sports Hall of Fame

    Escondido Youth Groups
    Broadway Theatre Arts Academy - Drama Classes / Musical Theater / Plays / Acting, Vocal and Dance Training.
    Center Stage Productions - Escondido CA - Youth Theatre.

    Palomar Family YMCA
    Youth, teen and adult programs for sports, fitness, performing arts, creative arts. The Palomar Family YMCA Teen Center is FREE to all teens in 7th through 12th grade. Special events held at the teen center include Battle of the Bands, Talent Show, Hip Hop Show & Study Nights. Teen Center includes game room, TV Lounge, computer lab, recording studio, study area, board games and snack bar.

    Escondido Iceoplex
    Youth and Adult hockey leagues, figure skating, skating instruction, aquatics and fitness center. Home to Escondido Figure Skating Club - preparing the next generation of champion figure skaters.
    Ice Skating Southern California Guide - More Info for this topic.

    Escondido Sports
    Golf, tennis, soccer, aquatics, gymnastics and more.
    North County Sport Adventure - Tickets and league schedule info for regional professional and amateur sports including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, racing and more.
    North County Golf Adventure - Escondido Golf Course and Tournament information.
    North County Recreation Adventure - Escondido outdoor recreational activities including biking, boating, fishing, camping and hiking trails.
    Escondido Soccer Club
    Rancho Bernardo Pop Warner - Youth Football and Cheer

    Escondido Fish & Game Range -
    16525 Guejito Road, Escondido, CA 92027; 760-749-3277; Range Weblink;
    Located east of Lake Wolhford;
    Sat & Sun 7AM-Sunset;

    Escondido Country Club
    1800 Country Club Lane • Escondido, CA 92026; 760-743-3301;

  • Golf Course - Stunning eucalyptus tree fairways offer championship conditions year-round. Course includes a full-service driving range, two putting surfaces, and bunker and chipping practice facilities.
  • Clubhouse - The cozy ranch-style clubhouse offers superb country club amenities for you and your family.
  • Tennis Courts
  • Junior Olympic Size Swimming Pool

    Reidy Creek Golf Course
    2300 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026; Course Website;
    The new Reidy Creek Golf Course is a unique addition to San Diego County's golf scene. The challenging, par-54 executive course measures 2,621 yards from the back tees, The 18 holes play through a natural valley, providing the course with a rolling terrain that ensures no two holes are alike, something rarely found on an executive course.

    Jesmond Dene Park - Escondido CA
    2401 North Broadway, Escondido, CA; 760-839-4691; Park Webpage;
    Location : located at the intersection of North Broadway and Jesmond Dene Road;

    The City of Escondido acquired the 35-acre park site in 1978. Facilities include three baseball fields, playground and picnic grounds.

    School Clubs
    SPHS Music Department - San Pasqual High School Marching Band

    Escondido Parks & Recreation
    201 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025; 760-839-4691; Parks Website;

    East Valley Community Center
    2245 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027; 760-839-4382; Center Website;
    Recreation offering classes in health and fitness, dance, personal development, preschool, and other children's activities. Youth sports leagues and fundamentals classes, women's and men's basketball leagues, and open gym hours to just shoot around are popular leisure time activities in our full-sized gymnasium.

Hot Links Escondido City Services

    Escondido Civic Services
    North County Business Guide - The big guide to Escondido Business and Escondido Employment opportunities.
    North County Real Estate Guide - Escondido realtors, property developers and other home improvement and realty services.
    North County Community Services Guide - Escondido Party planners, wedding services, Transit, hospital, city and county government offices, chamber of commerce, and youth sports and scout troop listings.
    North County School Guide - Escondido Area - Private and public High School and College academic, arts and athletic programs
    North County Street Talk - Escondido news and commentary on local politics. Blog your opinion on key issues in local media, newspaper or magazine.
    North County Church Guide - Escondido religious denominations - Find the nearest Latter-Day Saint Ward, Catholic Parish, Baptist Congregation or other Community Church or local faith-based charity.

    Escondido City Services
    City of Escondido - City Services Offical Site
    Escondido Jaycees - Junior Chamber of Commerce

    Palomar Medical Center - Escondido CA
    Palomar Pomerado Health, which includes 319-bed Palomar Medical Center in Escondido and 107-bed Pomerado Hospital in Poway. This facility a full spectrum of health services, birth centers, rehabilitation and long-term care centers, plus home health care and hospice services.

    LDS Escondido California Stake
    Includes Escondido, Orange Glen, Rincon and Valley Center wards.

    Bethel Baptist Church - Escondido CA
    FBC California Southern Baptist Convention affiliate.

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