Its name means “hidden,” and Escondido is a hidden treasure located 30 miles north of San Diego. Surrounded by hills, Escondido is just 15 miles from the Pacific coast. A picturesque community with two lakes, several golf courses, wineries, and eight parks, Escondido is a great apartment renting location for anyone looking in San Diego County.
The Ferrara Winery is the oldest active, grape-growing wine-making winery in San Diego County, operating since 1932. It is listed as a State Historical Point of Interest. The Belle Marie Winery and Chateau Dragoo offers tours and tastings, corporate events, and more.
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is a 12-acre campus in the downtown area. It has a 1,538-seat concert hall and a 408-seat theater. Programs include Broadway shows, musicals, and concerts. There’s also a museum featuring paintings, sculpture, and photography.
If a hidden gem of a town close to downtown San Diego suits your needs, search Escondido apartment rentals for your next home.