San Marcos is located in the beautiful foothills of North County San Diego. It’s only a 45 minute drive south to Downtown San Diego and a short drive west to Carlsbad and the Pacific Ocean. It’s bordered by Escondido to the east, Encinitas to the southwest, Carlsbad to the west, and Vista to the northwest.
San Marcos (92069, 92078,92079) is home to the award-winning San Elijo Hills and other master planned communities. It prides itself on being a leader in providing quality housing with a wide range of prices and designs for any size of family.
Community services in San Marcos place recreational and cultural programs for children, teens and adults high on their priority list. And if you are a senior living in this city, the San Marcos Senior Center provides a variety of activities and services for "active" seniors and their families.
It’s been stated there are “10 Reasons to Live in San Marcos."
1. Strong Local and Regional Economy
2. Excellent Transportation Network
3. Availability of Land for Development
4. Central North County Location
5. Exceptional Educational Opportunities
6. Diversified Housing Market
7. Quality Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Programs
8. Hospitable Climate
9. Environmental Awareness
10. Quality Medical Care
In San Marcos there are miles of walking, riding and hiking trials. There are also numerouse dining and shopping opportunities throughout the city. It’s also the home of California State University, San Marcos and Palomar College.
San Marcos even has its own Mission Statement: “To improve the quality of life of those who live, work or visit San Marcos by providing a safe family atmosphere that is rich and diverse in cultural and natural resources and promotes economic and educational opportunities.”
San Marcos has all the ingredients that make living and visiting this community so desirable.