Escondido, California Nestled in a long valley in the coastal mountains of Southern California, Escondido offers a thriving urban environment amidst gentle rolling hills and avocado and citrus groves. Escondido is located about 18 miles inland, 100 miles south of Los Angeles and 30 miles northeast of San Diego. Our editors will review what you submitted and determine if they should review the article. Southern California is a megapolitan region that occupies the southern part of the U.S.
state of California. The region is bordered to the east by the states of Nevada and Arizona, to the south by the international border of the United States and Mexico, and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. There is no official definition for the northern boundary of Southern California, but most include all land south of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Tehachapi Mountains. Southern California also includes several coastal islands, such as the Channel Islands, deserts such as Mojave and Colorado, and California's largest lake, the very salty Salton Sea.
The largest metropolitan area is Los Angeles, the second largest metropolitan area in the country. Other metropolitan areas include San Diego, Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, and the sparsely populated El Centro. Escondido Adult School is a provider of adult education services in Escondido and surrounding communities. The Escondido Arts Partnership, a non-profit art organization established in 1995, created and organizes the Second Saturday Art Walk, in which several galleries and museums participate in Escondido.