If you’re looking for a mix of outdoor activities, arts and culture and community events, Escondido may be the place for you. Incorporated in 1888, it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County and still maintains a downtown center with an historic feel that’s been infused with vibrant revitalizations in recent years. The city has also been growing at a rapid rate with new communities like Hidden Trails appearing at the east end of East Valley Parkway. The median sales price of a home in Escondido is around $525,000 and the average median income is $56,602.
Living in Escondido, you won’t find a shortage of things to do. The city is home to major attractions, beautiful wineries, outdoor activities, craft breweries, unique arts and culture, delicious culinary experiences and a charming historic downtown. Whether you want to take a weekend trip to the Safari Park, stroll through museums near Grape Park, or go for a picnic at Dixon Lake, you’re sure to find an activity that will please you and/or your family.
There are also several weekly, monthly and yearly community events to help you connect to your neighbors and other local businesses. Visit the local Farmers Market on Tuesday, check out the Cruisin’ Grand car rally on Fridays or check out the Art Walk every second Saturday.