5 days in San Diego & Escondido Itinerary

5 days in San Diego & Escondido Itinerary

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5 days in San Diego & Escondido Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Escondido
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
End: San Diego

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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 list of things to see and do now includes San Diego Zoo, USS Midway Museum, Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and other attractions.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Diego. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Escondido.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

1
day
Escondido

Escondido ©
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 San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Escondido route planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Escondido in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Escondido

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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