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Carlsbad (California) to Escondido drive

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  Carlsbad (California)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Carlsbad (California) to Escondido road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Carlsbad (California) to Escondido. If you're planning a road trip to Escondido, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Carlsbad (California) and Escondido. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Carlsbad (California) and Escondido. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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11:00 am  start in Carlsbad (California)
drive for about 12 minutes

11:12 am  Vista
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:12 pm
drive for about 19 minutes

12:31 pm  arrive in Escondido

driving ≈ 31 minutes

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Carlsbad (California) to Escondido.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Carlsbad, California.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Vista  (2 answers)
    Legoland  (8 mentions)
    The Flower Fields  (3 mentions)
    Mother Earth Brew Co  (2 mentions)
    Carlsbad Premium Outlets  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Vista:
        Stone Brewing Company
        La Costa Resort & Spa
        Stone Brewing Co.
        Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse
    hotels around Vista:
        Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
        Tamarack Beach Resort

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Escondido, California.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to eat in Escondido?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Stone Brewing Company, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Stone Brewing Co.  (3 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Escondido? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Escondido?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Mother Earth Brew Co  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Escondido.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Escondido to Carlsbad (California) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Carlsbad (California) to Escondido. Or get a full Carlsbad (California) to Escondido flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Carlsbad (California) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Carlsbad (California)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 20 miles
driving time of 25 minutes
29 Carlsbad (California) travel answers
2 Vista travel answers
4 Escondido travel answers


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