Our Visitors Center is located in Historic Downtown Escondido. The downtown district has the charm of past eras and the vibrancy of a millennial community. Experience dining at over 25 diverse culinary destinations… many with patio dining and all of them serving smiles and fun! Enjoy art galleries, museums, concerts and theatre, and explore eclectic shopping adventures at trendy, rustic urban and antique shops. Relax with a stroll through the beautiful open spaces of Maple Street Plaza and Heritage Garden.
Escondido may mean “hidden” but it’s no secret that there’s a lot going on here! Located just 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the coast, Escondido is home to major attractions, beautiful wineries, craft breweries, unique arts and theatre, delicious culinary experiences and a charming historic downtown. Enjoy our beautiful climate with year-round golfing, hiking, biking, fishing, and fantastic events!
Our Visit Escondido Area Tourism Map includes attractions, lodging, arts, dining, and so many more things to do… shopping, theater, wineries, craft breweries, events, lakes, golf, camping, farmers’ markets, and even suggested biking routes.