8 days in Escondido & San Diego Itinerary

8 days in Escondido & San Diego Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California vacation planner

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Escondido
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights

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Escondido

— 2 nights

Hidden Treasure

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 Batiquitos Lagoon as well as Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the striking features of Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Batiquitos Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Escondido trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Escondido. In April, daytime highs in Escondido are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Escondido

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

San Diego

— 5 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hillcrest Farmers Market, Gaslamp Quarter and La Jolla Shores Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Escondido to San Diego in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and train. In May, daytime highs in San Diego are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F.

Things to do in San Diego

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches