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What are the major attractions in Escondido?
If your trip to Escondido is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a noteworthy attraction in this marvelous city. Drop by and discover what all the fuss is about.Close to the city center, California Center For The Arts is one attraction you might like to add to your to-do list. If you still have some room on that travel schedule, Stone Brewing and Grape Day Park will keep you on the go too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Escondido?
If you’ve crossed off all the major sights in Escondido, don’t be in a rush to hang up those comfy sneakers just yet. You’ll find some world-famous sights just a little further out. San Diego County is 30 miles away and home to SeaWorld. It’s worth a day trip.
Where are the best beaches near Escondido?
Nothing says vacation like hopping in the car and cruising to the seaside. Escondido has some fantastic beaches nearby, so bring along your favorite book (and a kite if there’s a breeze) and set off to one of these popular options:

  • South Ponto Beach (13 miles away).
  • Beacon Beach (13 miles away).
  • Moonlight State Beach (13 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Escondido?
Whatever your motoring needs in Escondido, CarRentals.com will take you from A to B quickly and efficiently. If you’re visiting on business, a premium car may be right up your street. These kinds of vehicles boast top-quality finishes, elegant interiors, and a whole host of extras. Vacationing on a budget and need to save a few bucks? A compact car or a mini may be a good option. These cool little rides are more affordable and a dream when it comes to navigating those busier city streets. If you’ve got the kids (and plenty of luggage) in tow, a full-size car promises the space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Escondido?
You’ll be glad to hear that there’s a great range of both luxury and economy rental vehicles on offer in Escondido. What you go for will depend on what you’re willing to spend and what you’re hoping to do. Prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about mod cons and comfort. If you’re splashing out, why not grab a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you’re just after something to get you around town at the cheapest price possible, go for an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
Is it difficult to park in Escondido?
You shouldn’t have any issues finding a space to park in Escondido. With loads of places to leave your car, exploring the top sights of this destination is easy.
Does Escondido have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Escondido is only 151,500, you won’t have a lot of trouble with traffic. However, downtown streets are generally busier before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Escondido?
There sure are. In Escondido, speed limits range from 15mph to 65mph. Residential zones have a maximum speed limit of 25mph unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in San Diego County?
More often than not, your chosen car rental company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Otherwise, they may provide your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Escondido?
As is the case in many places, normal cell phone usage is not permitted while operating a vehicle in Escondido. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just make sure you maintain focus on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Escondido?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Escondido is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night on the town, leave your car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Escondido?
Traffic laws in Escondido permit drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearer to them, without waiting for a green signal. Before doing so, the car must come to a total stop and the driver must check that the lane is clear before moving on.
Are seat belts compulsory in San Diego County?
Seat belts should always be fastened in San Diego County. However, the rules may vary for some vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.

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