12 days in Escondido, Coronado & San Diego Itinerary

12 days in Escondido, Coronado & San Diego Itinerary

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Escondido
— 2 nights
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Coronado
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 7 nights

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Escondido — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND California. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Escondido trip itinerary planning site.

San Diego to Escondido is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and tram. In January, daily temperatures in Escondido can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coronado.
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Coronado — 1 night

Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Dan McGeorge Gallery, step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): get lost in a book at Coronado Public Library, then buy something for everyone on your list at Coronado Ferry Landing, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand State Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Coronado driving holiday planner.

Drive from Escondido to Coronado in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Coronado, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 7 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online trip maker.

San Diego is just a short distance from Coronado. January in San Diego sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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