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Encinitas, named in the top 20 best surf towns in the world by National Geographic, is 25 miles north of Downtown San Diego. It's laid-back atmosphere and beach-city vibes make it the perfect place for anyone who's sun-loving and wants to reside near the coast. Thanks to three distinct coastal neighborhoods (Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Leucadia, and Encinitas), the city is easy to explore by foot or cruiser bike.
Encinitas is known as the "Flower Capital of the World," because of its extensive collection of unique nurseries and gardens, most extensive of which is the San Diego Botanic Garden, and the world's leading grower of the Christmas flower, the poinsettia. There are endless activities to enjoy in Encinitas, including the Botanic Gardens, beach volleyball, museums, bird watching, browsing local art shops, shopping downtown and of course surfing! Did you know that 40% of the birds in North America pass by the San Elijo Lagoon during their annual migrations?
Annual events include the April Street Fair, Deep Pit BBQ, Fall Festival, Oktoberfest, Classic Car Cruise Nights, The Wavecrest Woodie Meet, and Switchfoot Bro-Am.
Downtown Encinitas is vibrant and full of thriving local salons, restaurants, shops, bars, and art galleries. Downtown Encinitas is home to Hansens Surf Shop - San Diego's oldest and largest shop. It opened in 1961 and occupies over 20,000 square feet of retail space.
Encinitas weather is just about as close as you can get to California, year-round, perfect weather. Its average daily high is 72 °F and it rarely gets above 85 °F. Ocean water temperatures average 60F in winter, 64F in spring, 70F in summer, and 66F in fall.
Encinitas' median sales price is $1,054,000 and the median rent is $3,895. It's great schools and low crime rate makes it a great family-friendly city. 72% of the people residing in Encinitas are homeowners and the median age is 42.
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