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Encinitas is a coastal city roughly 24 miles north of San Diego with a population of about 60,000. Its name, translated from Spanish, means "little oaks." As most of the cities in San Diego County, Encinitas has a very temperate climate. Also similar the cities around it, Encinitas is known for its beaches, surf culture, and restaurants.
Some fun activities and places to check out in Encinitas include the April Street Fair in the downtown area, the Fall Festival and OktoberFest in the fall, and the San Diego Botanic Garden. If you're just looking to do some sight-seeing, try driving down the Historic Highway 101 from Oceanside through Encinitas all the way to La Jolla. There you can witness a number of unique and inspiring communities right along the beach.
Som popular communities in Encinitas include Old Encinitas, New Encinitas, Olivenhain, Leucadia, and Cardiff-by-the-Sea.
Old Encinitas is a smaller area made up of business and a variety of different housing styles. There you can find the internationally-recognized Swami's surfing spot as well as the historic La Paloma Theater.
New Encinitas is separated from Old Encinitas by a low coastal ridge and is home to a golf course, a plethora of shopping centers, and has mainly larger tract homes.
Olivenhain is a partially rural area at the East side of Encinitas known for its farming communities.
Leucadia is home to many of the city's art galleries as well as unique stores, restaurants, and mainly single family homes.
Cardiff-by-the-Sea is at the South end of Encinitas. It contains the Lux Art Institute as well as a branch of Mira Costa Community College.
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