Fun Springtime Activities in Escondido

Over 35 million people flock to the San Diego area annually, and that includes Escondido. If you happen to be in the San Diego area this spring, you can enjoy a number of fun activities. From animal adventures to golf outings, North County San Diego offers springtime activities for just about any interest.

Keep reading to find the best springtime activities this year!

See Exotic Animals

Because of the mild climate, this city makes a comfortable home for many animals, and there’s no shortage of ways to visit them, from zoos to safaris. The following destination offer fun for the entire family or an adventure for any group of friends. If you’re an animal lover, you’ll want to add these to your itinerary:

  • San Diego Zoo Safari
  • Daley Ranch
  • The Ranch at Bandy Canyon
  • Flightline Safari
  • Rolling Safari on a Segway


Visit a Winery

Do you like a dry red with dinner? A sweet white with dessert? Rosé all day?

Wineries offer tasting opportunities and a great environment for relaxing and enjoying the warmer weather. They’re also a great place to pick up gifts and souvenirs. Why not visit one of these wineries this spring? Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Vintana Wine and Dine
  • Orfila Vineyards & Winery
  • Cordiano Winery
  • Hungry Hawk Vineyards & Winery
  • Espinosa Vineyards
  • Domaine Artefact Vineyard & Winery
  • BC Cellars Urban Winery & Tasting Lounge

Play Some Golf

If you’re looking to perfect your swing this spring, or you just want to walk some of a gorgeous golf course, visit these clubs and courses:

  • Ready Creek Golf & Foot Courses
  • Boulder Oaks Golf Club
  • Eagle Crest Golf Club
  • Castle Creek Country Club

Golfing is a great way to exercise. But if you’re more interested in strolling through parks than courses, the next section will be right up your alley.


Visit Beautiful Parks

Did you know the San Diego area has 34,260 acres of open space? If you’re craving the winsome wilderness, then any one of these parks would make a great springtime destination.

  • Double Peak Park
  • Palomar Mountain State Park
  • Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve
  • San Basqual Battlefield State Historic Park
  • Kit Carson Park

For outdoor and art enthusiasts, sculpt out some time to visit Escondido’s sculpture garden, Queen Califa’s Magical Circle.

Shop Till You Drop

Well, we don’t actually want you to drop, but if shopping is your exercise or therapy, then there’s nowhere better to visit than the San Diego area. With over 30 shopping areas to choose from, there are boutiques and stores for all your needs.

In Escondido, you can find some of the most luxurious shopping–from jewelry to cars to homes–in the heart of the neighborhood at The Centre. The Centre includes retailers such as:

Planning Your Visit

We’d love to know what your favorite springtime activities are. Get in touch with us to share your favorite luxuries and pastimes. Escondido is a beautiful place to visit for the day or plan an event such as corporate meetings or weddings.

If you enjoyed this post you might also want to read, “Unique Date Ideas in Escondido.

At The Centre, a unique collection of experiences has been created for you to make the most of every day: Take in a concert, enjoy dinner with friends, host an event or an off-site meeting, drop your car off for service—all in one place. We believe you will discover that time at The Centre is time well spent. For more information, contact us today!

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