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Discover The Sights of Escondido and San Diego

Settled in a "Hidden Valley" of San Diego in the coastal mountains of Southern California, Escondido is a diverse, vibrant, and scenic destination for adventure and down time. Surrounded by citrus groves, and only 30 miles east of downtown San Diego, Escondido offers year-round recreation and adventure, from sparkling lakes for fishing and boating to wineries to golf courses.
Explore Legoland Near California Resort


12 miles
Dive into a whimsical realm of imagination, where thrilling rides, enchanting LEGO adventures, and non-stop family fun await.  

One Legoland Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008

(888) 690-5346

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Day Trip to San Diego For Urban Adventures Near California Resort

San Diego Zoo

29 miles
Embark on a wild adventure at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Explore diverse habitats, encounter exotic animals, and create unforgettable memories in this iconic attraction. 

2920 Zoo Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 231-1515

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Explore Wildlife at California Resort

San Diego Safari Park

7 miles
Explore wildlife-filled savannahs and bamboo forests. Hop alongside kangaroos, and stare into the eyes of a tiger. At this fascinating Safari Park, you'll discover adventure at every turn.

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd., Escondido, CA 92027

(619) 231-1515

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Discover a Marine Animals at California Resort

SeaWorld® San Diego

27 miles
Discover a marine paradise with thrilling rides, mesmerizing shows, and up-close animal encounters. Dive in and create unforgettable memories at SeaWorld® San Diego! 

500 Sea World Dr., San Diego, CA 92109

(619) 222-4732

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Downtown Escondido

2 miles

Experience the historic district of downtown Escondido. with shops, restaurants, brewhouses, wineries, art galleries and cultural attractions. Explore the vibrant street life, enjoy local events, and experience its small-town charm. 

W. Grand Ave., Escondido, CA 92025

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Fun in Roller Coasters Near California Resort

Belmont Park

27 miles
Experience endless seaside fun at Belmont Park in San Diego. Ride thrilling roller coasters, play arcade games, and enjoy beachside attractions, entertainment, and delicious treats for all ages. 

3146 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109

(858) 488-1549

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Maritime Museum of San Diego, California

Maritime Museum of San Diego

30 miles
Embark on a maritime voyage at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Explore historic ships and submarines. Learn about naval history, witness exhibits, and embark on sailing adventures or harbor tours.  

1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 234-9153

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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, California Resort

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

21 miles
Marvel at the wonders of the ocean through interactive exhibits that showcase vibrant marine life, including colorful fish, seahorses, and fascinating jellyfish. The aquarium's highlight is the stunning 70,000-gallon kelp forest exhibit. 

2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 534-3474

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Art Galleries at Balboa Park, California Resort

Balboa Park

29 miles
Explore beautiful botanical gardens, 17 captivating museums, art galleries and live performances at Balboa Park, the cultural heart of San Diego. Let your senses come to life in this cultural wonderland!   

Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

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The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum Near California Resort

The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

2 miles
Ignite young minds with the wonders of learning at this interactive haven invites kids to explore, create, and discover through hands-on exhibits, fostering curiosity and sparking a lifelong love for exploration in a space designed just for them.

320 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 233-7755

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Ron McLeod Park Near California Resort


0 miles
Offering direct access to the park from the resort along with recreational activities for all ages, visitors enjoy 18 acres of walking paths, open fields for sports, picnic tables, barbecues, and playgrounds.

1701 South Iris Lane, Escondido, CA 92026

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Rolling Hills at Lake Hodges Near California Resort

Lake Hodges

6 miles
Lake Hodges is a serene reservoir in San Diego County, California. Nestled among rolling hills, it's an ideal spot for boating, fishing, and kayaking. Enjoy the tranquility and abundant wildlife as you reconnect with nature at this beautiful lake. 

20102 Lake Drive, Escondido, CA 92101

(760) 432-2023

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Enjoy Kayaking on the Calm Waters at Lake Dixon, California Resort

Lake Dixon

3 miles
Surrounded by scenic hills and lush vegetation, Lake Dixon offers a peaceful retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Cast your line to catch a variety of fish or enjoy kayaking on the calm waters.

1700 La Honda Drive, Escondido, CA 92027

(760) 839-4680

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Catching Bass and Catfish at Lake Wohlford, California Resort

Lake Wohlford

7 miles
Anglers can try their luck at catching bass, catfish, or trout. With its peaceful ambiance and abundant wildlife, Lake Wohlford is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. 

25453 Lake Wohlford Road, Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 839-4346

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Escondido Creek Bike Path Near California Resort

Escondido Creek Bike Path

4 miles
This well-maintained trail offers a picturesque route, weaving through parks, neighborhoods, and natural landscapes, providing a delightful outdoor adventure for cyclists of all levels. 

201 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

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Inland Rail Trail Near California Resort

Inland Rail Trail

3 miles
The Inland Rail Trail is a 21-mile bikeway that passes through the cities of Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, and Escondido. Bike along this scenic and serene path offering a peaceful escape for bikers with picturesque views of the creek, marshes, and natural habitats. 

Inland Rail Trail, California

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Charming Wineries and Breweries Near California Resort

Orfila Winery

6 miles
Enjoy a beautiful, family-owned winery boasting a rich history of award-winning wines. Embark on a guided tour and take in the breathtaking vineyard views. Enjoy sampling wines in their tasting room.

13455 San Pasqual Rd., Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 738-6500

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Unique and Intimate Wine at California Resort

Bella Marie Winery

3 miles
Nestled in the stunning San Pasqual Valley, this charming winery focuses on handcrafted, small-batch wines, and offers a unique and intimate wine tasting experience.  

26312 Mesa Rock Rd., Escondido, CA 92026

(760) 796-7557

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Enjoy Wine Tasting Experiences at Bernardo Winery, California Resort

Bernardo Winery

9 miles
Dating back to 1889, Bernardo Winery is one of Southern California's oldest operating wineries. They offer a delightful escape where visitors can stroll through lush gardens, explore charming shops and boutiques, and enjoy wine tasting experiences.

13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128

(858) 487-1866

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Enjoy the Energetic and Playful Vibe at Coronado Beach, California Resort

Coronado Beach

32 miles
Enjoy the energetic and playful vibe at Coronado Beach, ranked America's best beach year after year. Make smores at one of its many public fire pits and take your pet for a swim in their off-leash dog park.   

Isabella Ave. & Ocean Blvd., Coronado, CA 92118

(619) 221-8899

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La Jolla Beach, California

La Jolla Shores Beach

22 miles
A coastal paradise for surfers, sunbathers, and nature enthusiasts, La Jolla boasts calm waves ideal for launching kayaks. Explore La Jolla Cove and watch the playful seals or take a stroll along Scripps Pier.

Camino Del Oro & Calle Frescota, La Jolla, CA 92037

(619) 221-8899

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Surfing and Swimming in The Waves at Mission Beach, California Resort

Mission Beach

27 miles
Mission Beach is a vibrant coastal community in San Diego with a picturesque sandy beach, a bustling boardwalk, and outdoor activities like biking, and volleyball, Ride the thrilling Giant Dipper rollercoaster or enjoy surfing and swimming in the waves.  

Mission Blvd. & Ventura Place, San Diego, CA 92109

(619) 221-8899

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Scenic Boardwalk at Pacific Beach, California Resort

Pacific Beach

Enjoy the lively spirit of Pacific Beach. With its scenic boardwalk, excellent surf spots, trendy bars, and stunning sunsets, this coastal enclave invites you to soak up the sun and embrace the vibrant beach culture.

Grand Ave. & Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109

(619) 221-8899

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Explore and Experience The Ocean Beach, California Resort

Ocean Beach

29 miles
Embrace the laid-back vibes of pet-friendly Ocean Beach. With its bohemian charm, vintage shops, eclectic eateries, and stunning ocean views, Ocean Beach invites you to unwind, explore, and experience the true essence of coastal living. 

1946 Abbott St., San Diego, CA 92107

(619) 221-8899

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Beach View with Rocks at Windansea Beach San Diego, California Resort

Windansea Beach

24 miles
Known for its picturesque rocky shores, powerful surf breaks, and breathtaking sunsets, Windansea Beach offers a tranquil retreat for nature lovers and an adrenaline surge for surf enthusiasts. 

Neptune Place & Nautilus St., La Jolla, CA 92037

(619) 221-8899

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A Surfer Riding A Wave On A Surfboard Near California Resort

Tourmaline Beach

25 miles
A sandy haven for surfers seeking perfect surf breaks and gentle waves, Tourmaline Beach offers beachgoers and surfers the fun and excitement they seek.  

La Jolla Blvd. & Tourmaline St., La Jolla, CA 92109

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Lush Greenery Golf Course of Reidy Creek, California Resort

Reidy Creek Golf Course

1 mile
Nestled amidst rolling terrain and lush greenery, this 18-hole public golf course provides a variety of holes that cater to both experienced golfers and beginners. 

2300 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026

(760) 740-2450

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Professional Golfers at Boulder Oaks Golf Course, California Resort

Boulder Oaks Golf Course

5 miles
This 18-hole public golf course is known for its picturesque views, rolling fairways, and well-manicured greens. Golfers of all skill levels can enjoy the variety of holes and strategic challenges. 

10333 Meadow Glen Way E, Escondido, CA 92026

(760) 749-1620

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A Golf Course With Trees and A Lake at Sunset, California Resort

Eagles Crest Golf Course

6 miles
A hidden gem for golf enthusiasts, this 18-hole course offers strategically placed bunkers and water hazards to provide a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all skill levels. 

2492 Old Ranch Rd., Escondido, CA 92027

(760) 737-9762

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Enjoy Concerts at California Center For the Arts, California Resort

California Center for the Arts

2 miles
Enjoy concerts, shows, live entertainment and community events at The California Center for the Arts in Escondido. A cultural evening of the arts is just around the corner from our resort!

340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 839-4138

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Queen Califia's Magical Circle Near California Resort

Queen Califia's Magical Circle

5 miles
Queen Califia's Magical Circle is a colorful attraction for all ages, located in Kit Carson Park. The Magical Circle is filled with unique mosaic sculptures for those who love art and photography attractions. 

3333 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 9202

(760) 839-4691

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Gaslamp Quarter In San Diego Near California Resort

Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego

30 miles
With its dazzling lights, sizzling nightlife, eclectic dining, and endless entertainment, this vibrant district promises an unforgettable urban adventure like no other. 

4th Ave. to 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101

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Hotel Del Coronado Near California Resort

Hotel Del Coronado

33 miles
This legendary hotel dates back to 1888 and is synonymous with elegance and charm. Its iconic beachfront offers breathtaking ocean views, providing a timeless escape.  

1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118

(619) 435-6611

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An Ornate Building of Balboa Park Museums, California Resort

Balboa Park Museums

29 miles
Delve into a world of art, science, history, and culture at Balboa Park's 17 museums. From captivating exhibitions to interactive experiences, these diverse institutions offer endless opportunities for discovery and inspiration.  

Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

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Aircraft Exhibits at USS Midway Museum, California Resort

USS Midway Museum

30 miles
Step aboard the USS Midway Museum and embark on an extraordinary journey through naval history. Explore the decks, aircraft exhibits, and immersive displays that bring the legacy of this iconic aircraft carrier to life. 

910 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 544-9600

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Sailing Ship at Star of India, California Resort

Star of India

30 miles
Sail back in time aboard the Star of India, the world's oldest active sailing ship. Experience San Diego's rich maritime heritage as you explore this magnificent vessel and discover the stories of its voyages. 

1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 234-9153

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Spanish Village Arts Center Near California Resort

Spanish Village Arts Center

29 miles
This charming artistic haven showcases a diverse array of local artists, their studios, and unique creations, offering an enchanting experience for art enthusiasts of all kinds.

1770 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 233-9050

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Experience an Electrifying Valley Casino, California Resort

Valley View Casino

9 miles
Experience an electrifying vibe at Valley View Casino, where non-stop gaming, world-class entertainment, and exceptional dining await. Play your favorite table games and slots, catch live performances, and indulge in delectable cuisine. 

16300 Nyemii Pass Rd., Valley Center, CA 92082

(760) 291-5500

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Delicious Chinese Food at Chins Gourmet, California Resort

Chins Gourmet

2 miles
Cuisine Type: Chinese

445 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 480-4115

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Mexican Food at Mi Guadalajara, California Resort

Mi Guadalajara

2 miles
Cuisine Type: Mexican 

525 W. 2nd Ave., Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 746-4371

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A Burger With Bacon, Cheese and Fries On A Slate, California Resort

Jacked Up Brewery

2 miles
Cuisine Type: American Fare

800 W. Grand Ave., Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 746-0514

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American Fare Food at Home Sweet Home Café, California Resort

Home Sweet Home Café

2 miles
Cuisine Type: American Fare - Breakfast & Lunch

662 Enterprise St., Escondido, CA 92029

(760) 743-2233

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Los Charros Mexican Food Near California Resort

Los Charros Mexican Food

2 miles
Cuisine Type: Mexican  

915 E. Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 746-2416

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Delicious Food at Farmer Boys Restaurant , California Resort

Farmer Boys

2 miles
Cuisine Type: Burgers

925 W. Mission Ave. Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 738-6188

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Play Game at Oceanside Harbor Beach Near California Resort

Oceanside Harbor Beach

22.4 miles
Discover a maritime sanctuary at this picturesque beach, nestled within the protective embrace of the harbor. With boats bobbing in the water and a serene atmosphere, it's a peaceful oasis where sand and sea meet the rhythms of a vibrant harbor community.

Harbor Dr. & N. Pacific St., Oceanside, CA 92054

(760) 435-4500

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Side Beach at North Ponto Beach, California Resort

North Ponto Beach

24.1 miles
Unwind in a hidden coastal retreat, where the rhythm of rolling waves and the untouched shoreline create a sense of escape from the world, inviting you to connect with nature in its most pure and tranquil form.

Carlsbad Blvd. & Island Way, Carlsbad, CA 92011

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Enjoy Beach view at Grandview Surf Beach, California Resort

Grandview Surf Beach

17.6 miles
Embark on a surfing adventure at this coastal treasure, where the grandeur of the ocean swells meets the thrill of the board, offering an exhilarating ride in the heart of Southern California's surf culture.

1700 Neptune Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 435-4500

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Sand Beach with a lot of people at Moonlight State Beach, California Resort

Moonlight State Beach

17.6 miles
Bask in the magic of twilight on this serene shoreline, where the moon's gentle glow meets the gentle lull of waves, casting an enchanting spell that transforms the beach into a realm of tranquility and wonder.

386 B. Street, Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 633-2740

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Three boys playing in the water at the South Carlsbad State Beach, California Resort

South Carlsbad State Beach

16.6 miles
Embrace nature's allure at this coastal gem, where rugged cliffs stand sentinel against the Pacific, and the rhythmic tide invites you to unwind in a breathtaking panorama of sun, sea, and solitude.

Poinsettia Lane & Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92011

(760) 438-3143

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Carlsbad State Beach with a lifeguard tower, California Resort

Carlsbad State Beach

16.6 miles
Discover coastal enchantment at this idyllic haven, where sweeping ocean vistas meet soft sands, creating an oasis of relaxation and natural beauty that captures the essence of California's coastline.

Poinsettia Lane & Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92011

(619) 221-8899

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Family Fun on the Carlsbad City Beach, California Resort

Carlsbad City Beach

19.8 miles
Nestled in coastal charm, this pristine stretch of sand offers a tranquil escape, where the symphony of rolling waves accompanies moments of serenity and seaside bliss.

Ocean Street and Grand Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008

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Tamarack Surf Beach

Tamarack Surf Beach

20.3 miles
Where sun-drenched shores meet azure waves, Tamarack beckons with its golden sands and thrilling surf, inviting you to indulge in the perfect blend of relaxation and exhilaration.

Carlsbad Blvd. and Tamarack Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008

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Gastronomic Oasis at Stone Brewery World Bistro and Gardens, California Resort

Stone Brewery World Bistro & Gardens

4 Miles
Indulge in a Gastronomic Oasis at Stone Brewery World Bistro and Gardens, where exceptional craft beers and a delectable menu merge amidst lush gardens. 

1999 Citracado Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029

(760) 294-7866

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Healthcare & Heroes 

Nearby bases

Located near several military bases, Escondido RV Resort is the perfect home away in San Diego County for active members of the armed forces and their families. 

  • MCAS Miramar - 22 miles
  • Naval Base Point Loma - 37 miles
  • North Island Naval Air Station - 37 miles
  • WARCOM - 38 miles
  • Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton - 23 miles
Healthcare & Heroes 

Nearby Hospitals

Escondido RV Resort's convenient location near the top medical centers in San Diego makes it the perfect home for traveling nurses. Enjoy spacious RV sites, a warm sense of community and place to call home while on assignment.  

  • Palomar Medical Center - 3 miles
  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center - 30 miles
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital - 34 miles
  • Kaiser Permanente San Diego Zion - 27 miles
  • UC San Diego Health Hillcrest - 30 miles
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital - 30 miles
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital - 27 miles
  • Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center - 24 miles
  • UC San Diego Health La Jolla (Jacob Medical Center) - 27 miles
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center - 42 miles
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla - 27 miles
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas - 28 miles
  • Palomar Animal Hospital - 11.5 miles
  • San Marcos Veterinary Clinic - 7.7 miles
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