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merseyside
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reviews: 3
escondido

whats it like in escondido. boring? dangerous?

Anaheim, California
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1. Re: escondido

Escondido is located near the north point of San Diego County, and is one of the oldest cities on the west coast. It is mainly a "suburb" that folks live at and commute, but there are some very nice things in the city, or nearby, including shopping and Indian Casinos.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escondido,_California

San Diego
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2. Re: escondido

NOT dangerous but why do you ask???

It is a city NE of the city of San Diego.

It is kind of out in the countryside. It is quite hot in summer there.

It is near our Safari Park and some casinos and not far from vineyards.

Redlands, California
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3. Re: escondido

Escondido is in a area of natural beauty inland. It is also home to Welk Village, where the band leader Lawerence Welk used to live and broadcast some of his TV shows from. I believe the theater still has live shows but not connected witn Welk's staple of singers (they are mostly in Branson, MO now). It may be a dinner theater now. The Welk Village has some time shares.

I have stopped into Escondido on the way home from SD. It seems very safe and nicely planned.

Edited: 4:50 pm, March 31, 2011
Carlsbad, California
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4. Re: escondido

Escondido is a nice town. It has a pretty popular mall (North County Fair) and the Wild Animal Park. It is inland, and thus it gets pretty hot there in summer. It is like any other small city. It's not "dangerous" but there are good neighborhoods and bad neighborhoods. As for boring, that all depends on what kind of excitement you are looking for and what your personal level or boredom is!

merseyside
posts: 29
reviews: 3
5. Re: escondido

thanks for al comments, i asked those questions due to reading some reviews etc about it goiung downhill...

San Diego
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6. Re: escondido

WHERE did you read the reviews??

Escondido has never been a wealthy area. One can find really nice homes there but they have always been priced lower than the towns along the coast.

Redlands, California
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7. Re: escondido

Soooo, are you looking to stay there? Need a hotel suggestiion? Visiting and need a restaurant suggestion?

Edited: 7:58 pm, April 01, 2011
San Diego...
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8. Re: escondido

there are parts on Escondido that arent real nice and then there are areas on the outskirts that are very nice. The city has a large hispanic population, I think I read that hispanic residents have become the majority in Escondido so as you can imagine many Mexican restaurants and stores that cater to that community. I spend a day or two each week in Escondido for work and my observations tell me there are a lot of retirees there, retired military especially.

Its also home to a great brewery Stone Brewing Co.

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