A diverse and dynamic community located 30 miles northeast of San Diego, Escondido has the right mix of small town friendliness and big city buzz. You can truly find something for everyone there. Explore the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park and embark on a safari adventure. Take in a live performance at the beautiful California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Downtown Escondido is brimming with restaurants, galleries and antique shops. Discover traditional and contemporary art at the Mingei International Museum or visit the Escondido History Center. Learn the art of winemaking at one of several award-winning vineyards or play within Queen Califia’s Magical Circle at the Niki de Saint Phalle sculpture garden. Outdoor enthusiasts can hit the links at one of several area golf courses, hike Daley Ranch, fish Dixon Lake or picnic in historic Grape Day Park.
For additional information about Escondido, please visit www.escondidoexperience.com.
“Hosting one of the largest bicycle races in the United States will be one more way to showcase on an international scale all that our city has to offer.”
— Mayor Lori Holt Pfeiler“Rancho Bernardo, Escondido and San Diego North overall are honored to participate in an event of this magnitude and to have been chosen to host the final stage of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California. Rancho Bernardo and Escondido will provide the perfect backdrop for the final day of racing and through the national and international exposure the race brings, we look forward to sharing that with race fans everywhere.”
— Cami Mattson, President/CEO of San Diego North CVB
Regional InformationFor more information on Escondido and the rest of the San Diego North region, please visit sandiegonorth.com/amgen
Enter to Win One of Three Great Prizes!The San Diego North Convention & Visitors Bureau is giving away a Trek 1.2 Bike plus 2 fantastic weekend trips to San Diego North! Enter now for your chance to win.
Local SponsorsEscondido Children’s Museum
Escondido Downtown Business Association