10 days in San Diego & Escondido Itinerary

10 days in San Diego & Escondido Itinerary

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10 days in San Diego & Escondido Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Escondido
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: San Diego

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Aquatica San Diego has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and San Diego Zoo. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, stroll through Mission Beach Park, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Diego. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Escondido.

Things to do in San Diego

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Aquatica San Diego
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
nights
Escondido

Escondido ©
Escondido reflects its Spanish and Mexican roots (it’s the oldest city in San Diego County) through historical architecture with short stucco buildings painted in pastel colors.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo Safari Park. On the 26th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Escondido trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Escondido takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. On the 28th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Escondido

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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